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Hanli Prinsloo: ‘Fall in love with the ocean, to save it’

South African Hanli Prinsloo travels the world to capture images of life in the sea. She gives public talks about falling in love with the ocean, a necessary step to protect it. She also heads I Am Water, an organisation that teaches children about ocean conservation.

Cape seals hunt sharks off Cape Point

Cape seals hunt sharks off Cape Point

The hunted has become the hunter off the coast of Cape Town, where shark expert Chris Fallows has witnessed Cape fur seals catch and partially eat small blue sharks. The remarkable discovery has been published in the latest edition of the African Journal of Marine Science.
Tera Mtembu named Sharks' first black captain

Tera Mtembu named Sharks’ first black captain

Loose-forward Tera Mtembu will be the first black South African to lead the Sharks after the rugby union franchise appointed him captain for the 2014 Currie Cup, South Africa's premier domestic rugby competition.
Sharks win

Sharks win, face Crusaders in Super Rugby semis

The Sharks will continue to fly the South African flag in the Super Rugby playoffs after they qualified for the semi-finals following a hard-fought 31-27 victory over the Highlanders in Durban on Saturday evening.

South African researcher to help save sharks

South African researcher Alison Kock is one of an international group of contributors to a massive photo library of great white shark fins – one they hope will enable them to eventually track the movements of every great white.
Saving our vulnerable sharks

World Oceans Day in SA

South Africa commemorated World Oceans Day and the declaration of 2009 as the International Year of the Shark by highlighting the country's continuing commitment to shark conservation.
Bulls edge Sharks in epic S14 final

Bulls edge Sharks in epic S14 final

The first all-South African final in the history of the Super 14 produced a dramatic twist at the end as the Bulls, who had led the contest for only three minutes throughout, edged the Sharks 20-19 on a successful conversion by Derick Hougaard after Bryan Habana had scored a try after the final hooter sounded.
Gary Teichmann: a classy captain

Gary Teichmann: a classy captain

Natal Sharks' eighthman Gary Teichmann played 42 tests for the Springboks, leading the national team on 36 occasions and establishing a reputation as a hard-working, committed, courageous and fair player throughout the rugby world.

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