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Wildlife summit targets young

Two-hundred young people, community leaders and educators will meet this month to learn how they can help save Africa’s natural treasures. Mlu Mdletshe reports.

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Conquering fears in the wilderness

Confronting his fears on a Wilderness Leadership School trail was a life changing experience for a Wild Coast hiking guide, writes Mlu Mdletshe On night guard duty, deep in the

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Disaster fund needed to clean Duzi river spill

1,6 million litres of fatty oils and caustic soda poured out of Willowton Oil into the Msundusi River on Tuesday leaving a trail of destruction By Fred Kockott As a

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National Lotteries Commission linked to controversial grants

Seasoned investigative reporter and journalism trainer, Raymond Joseph, uncovers what is possibly only a fraction of questionable grants involving National Lottery money.  First published by GroundUp Featured image:Raymond Joseph The

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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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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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Dangling limpets and silver dancing girls provide 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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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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Civil servant jailed for stealing farm

Case highlights extent to which corrupt officials easily manipulate the land reform process. Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba report. First published by GroundUp A former project manager for the KwaZulu-Natal