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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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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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Pizza take-out at centre of sour storm: No whey, man! We’re not dumping

A Berg dairy is feeling the heat over unauthorised expansion and disposal of waste, write Fred Kockott and PS Raju.

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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.

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Xolobeni residents open their homes for wild adventures, but Mantashe bails on planned visit

While heavy rains have put paid to a ministerial visit to Xolobeni tomorrow, it has not stopped intrepid wild swimmers from visiting the area to raise funds for eco-tourism and

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Wild swimmers and Gwede Mantashe converge on Xolobeni

As swimmers and safety crew prepare for this week’s Wild Swim, Luke Riley reports that sharks in the sea are not the only threats that need to be addressed.

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Crash-dive course in shark awareness  

Amid the countdown to a pioneering Wild Coast conservation swim, Luke Riley, reflects on how important shark awareness has become for all those involved.

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Swimmers promote alternatives to mining the Wild Coast

Over five days, eight people will swim 22 km in the Pondoland Marine Protected Area First published by GroundUp By Luke Riley A legendary charity swimmer has thrown his rubber