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How much do you know about the ocean?

National Marine Month is under way in South Africa, and it is the perfect time to shine a spotlight on the country's unique, geographic position. The ocean economy has the potential to alleviate poverty and create jobs. But how much do you really know about our seas?

Volunteers clean up South Africa’s coastline

ICC-slide-2Every year, thousands of volunteers around the world pitch in to help the Ocean Conservancy's global clean up. In South Africa, they picked up over 10 000kg of rubbish in 2014.

Conquering South Africa’s litterbug

A pair of South Africans determined to see cleaner beaches around the country's coastlines will embark on a seven-month journey to create awareness about littering and the changes in attitude that citizens should embrace.
Recycling as a way of life

Fishing in South Africa

Fishing in South Africa

Blessed with a coastline almost 3 000km long, and numerous dams, lakes, rivers and streams, South Africa has plenty to offer the fishing enthusiast. Find out more - then follow up on our collection of SA fishing quick links.
Four new marine protected areas

Four new marine protected areas

South Africa has proclaimed four new marine protected areas, bringing roughly 15% of its 3 000km coastline under protection, creating a framework for managing the country's fisheries, and consolidating some of the world's top research, eco-tourism, sport diving and fishing sites.

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