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Marine science student inspired to make film to save to the Wild Coast

A DURBAN marine biology student hopes to be become a game setter in saving the Pondoland Marine Protected Area (MPA) from heavy minerals mining. RALPH MAKADI  and CRAIG BISHOP report.

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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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Surfers give a “high five” to increased ocean protection

SUPPORTERS of WildOceans “Only This Much” campaign are still riding a wave of excitement following the South African government’s decision to increase protection of the oceans.

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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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Don’t plunder our oceans, says marine conservation activist

Unknown to many,  the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has signed away the soul of the East Coast, writes marine biologist, Khalid Mather.

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Public engagement is ‘part of our DNA’, says Eni

Constructive dialogue is required to assess the pros and cons of gas and oil exploration off KwaZulu-Natal’s coastline, says Eni in a statement about its KwaZulu-Natal offshore gas and exploration

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Yes Minister? What Environmental Affairs told Roving Reporters

Roving Reporters sent Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa a list of questions about her department’s apparent tardiness in expanding South Africa’s Marine Protected Areas.

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Scientists up demands for government to protect oceans

A group of young marine scientists are questioning why government is stalling on declaring a network of Marine Protection Areas (MPAs).  Fred Kockott reports

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Ocean Stewards inspired by ‘beach-bum extraordinaire”

A “beach bum extraordinaire” has teamed up with fellow marine scientists to generate a new wave of ocean stewards. Fred Kockott and Diony Lalieu report.