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biodiversity Ocean Watch

Tales you lose: Why Wild Coast blasting rattles the sea’s great migrating whales

A stretch of coast earmarked for seismic surveys – and potentially oil and gas extraction – lies on a long route followed by humpback whales.

biodiversity Ocean Watch

Why FADS far from fab

Fish aggregating devices pose a growing threat to ocean life and South Africa’s marine protected areas are caught in the net too.

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Southern Ocean seal species increasingly straying into South African waters

Marine experts are still trying to find out why there has been an increase in the number of species of seals on South African shores over the past two years.

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Shutterbugs rally to save our seas

A first ever Marine Protected Areas photographic competition – to put people in the picture about the value of conserving our ocean environment – is under way in South Africa.

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Seahorses live in the sea, right? True, for all but one species.

Rio Button reports from the Southern Cape on a citizen science mercy mission.

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The story behind the murder of anti-mining activist, Fikile Ntshangase

Fikile Ntshangase will be buried tomorrow.  Roving Reporters looks into the background to her murder last Thursday evening. Mine boss links the killing and other recent incidents of violence and

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“We must get 30% of earth’s natural resources protected by 2030”

The world is paying a heavy price for the exploitation of wild species and wild places, deforestation, uncontrolled expansion of agriculture, intensification of farming, and infrastructure development, says Chris Galliers,

Conservation Watch Environment

Conservation awards shed light on success stories

Winners of the Africa’s prestigious 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards have been officially announced online by Love Africa Marketing to celebrate the people and organisations who work constantly to reduce the

Conservation Watch Environment

Awards honour Africa’s wilderness warriors

Winners of Africa’s prestigious 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards are to be announced tomorrow – July 31.