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?
Every 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.