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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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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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A revelation of a rugged sort

Mother Nature put the brakes on a daring wild coast swim, but a seed has been planted  for a new  environmental education initiative – and a chance to make media

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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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Xolobeni’s destiny in youngsters’ hands

Starry, starry fight: Destiny is in the sands for proud Pondos American journalism intern Luke Riley muses on southern skies, a patch of land beneath it, and the fight for

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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

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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.