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After muddy Midmar, the Wild Coast beckons

Roving Reporters is organising a pod of swimmers to slowly make their way along 22km of the Wild Coast to raise money for eco-tourism,   marine conservation and environmental journalism training.

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Royal salute for water-savvy school

THE rural South African school that won an international award for its wise water use is again making waves and has received the royal nod for its efforts.

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Strange ‘ocean creature’ takes to Midmar dam

Daring to be different, Fred Kockott does some last-minute preparations ahead of his 8 Mile challenge at Aquelle Midmar Mile this weekend. Of all the 225 8 Milers, Fred is

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8 Milers set out to raise R3,8 million for good causes

PROTECTION of the oceans – and rhino conservation – will come under the spotlight when more than 12,000 swimmers take part in this year’s aQuellé Midmar Mile, writes FRED KOCKOTT.

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Fish farming fervour gets “dished”

Plans to use fish farming as a way to lift the country out of the economic ghetto took a beating at a recent marine science session. Thabiso Goba was at

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South Africa’s oceans get much needed protection

The South African government’s approval of an expanded network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been welcomed as “visionary”, writes FRED KOCKOTT Work on the new approved network of

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Durban date for fiery dung beetle

A GIANT dung beetle will be making a fire-spurting, Durban debut on Saturday (27 October) as part of an initiative to educate people about plastic waste and how it can

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Eni linked to dark deals in Africa

Eni’s activities and projects exploring for oil in South Africa need investigation. Its history in Africa is tainted, writes Dennis Morton.

Environment Ocean Watch

Three days left to have your say on the KZN gas and oil hunt

The multinational Italian energy company, Eni, is partnering with Sasol to explore for deep sea gas and oil reserves offshore of KwaZulu-Natal’s coast. They plan to drill up to six

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Deadly plight of Senegalese fishermen

In 2017, at least 140 Senegalese fishermen lost their lives at sea, while searching for fish that industrial fishing companies had stolen from their waters, writes Lerato Tsotetsi.