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Covid shark video lands the WHO in hot water

The United Nations health agency has missed the boat on conserving sharks, say activists. Nico Booyens and Natalie dos Santos report.

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Helping hands show the way

A campaign to create a world day to promote Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been launched in South Africa, writes Terry-Ann Beukes.

Ocean Watch Rays and sharks

In deep:
From barbel fishing to basking sharks

Young South Africans get little exposure to sea life, and that’s part of the reason sharks are demonised. Njabulo Mduli, tells about his journey from fear to fascination and shares

Environment Ocean Watch

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.