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Shona’s wild sojourn, Part I

South Coast Herald journalist Shona Aylward meets one of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s grandchildren and enjoys being guided by a true gentleman on the first day of her Wild Coast hike.

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Pondo passion for colourful tales burns bright

Mlu Mdletshe, an urban Zulu catches a whiff of Pondo Fever and takes its cultural pulse.

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‘Wild Coast Wallflower’ pitch wins award

Marine Protected Areas are excluding coastal communities from accessing natural resources they had traditionally relied on, says a WildOcean’s intern who has just won an award to produce a documentary

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South Coast scribe dons mentoring hat

A  diverse group of marine biology students and aspirant environmental journalists have applied to take part in an eight-day Wild Coast hike in aid of marine conservation and grassroots eco-tourism.

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More Pondo magic than you can shake a stick at

Rural homestays on the Wild Coast have become vital grassroots eco-tourism ventures on hallowed ground, writes Matt Vend.

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Take a walk on the wild side

Become an environmental watchdog Intrepid, tough and rugged reporters are to get a unique environmental journalism training opportunity as part of a drive to promote marine conservation and grassroots ecotourism

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Dangling limpets and silver dancing girls provide much food for thought

Marine biology student Natalie dos Santos learns how many amaMpondo live off the sea and wonders if there might be limits to the feast it provides.

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This is your captain speaking: harbour ban lifted… sort of

Transnet National Ports Authority has provisionally lifted its ban on fishing and commercial diving in Durban harbour, but warned port users they did so at their own risk.

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South Coast water disaster needs hardware experts

Broken pump station and crumbling infrastructure leaves thousands at risk

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Xolobeni heroes in running for national awards

The Xolobeni community is among the finalists in a national environmental awards that recognises people, products and innovations helping to build a more sustainable world.