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Water Smart Fun Day Success

It has been a busy November and December for the Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) team as we have been gearing up and initiating activities for the Christmas season in Kenton while also strategically planning new programs, including our Water Smart...


SST welcomes volunteers

Three volunteers from Canada joined the SST team recently - Shauna Curren, Megan White & Sam Green - will be with the SST for the next six months until 14 May 2016.

Sam Megan White Picture 2 Shauna Curren

Read more about Sam Green, Megan White & Shaun Curren here.


Hokulea - False Bay Hope Spot

Before their momentous arrival in Cape Town, Hōkūleʻa and her crew made an important stop in False Bay near Simon's Town, South Africa.

Nainoa Thompson, master navigator aboard Hōkūleʻa said, “We had no reason to go to False Bay, but we made a...


Ceremony of Friendship

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On Saturday, 14 November 2015, Cape Town welcomes the Hōkūleʻa crew at 14:00 at the V&A Marina Jetty 2 Quay 6 (South Africa time). Follow the crew around the world at www.Hokulea.com


Congratulations Overstrand Municipality

Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot

Overstrand Municipality, 'Home of the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot' won the Greenest Municipality Award for BIODIVERSITY AND COASTAL MANAGEMENT tonight at the award ceremony in Somerset West. How proud we are to live in one of the most beautiful...


Hōkūleʻa 2015 South Africa

The iconic Polynesian canoe Hōkūle`a safely entered False Bay Hope Spot on the 10th of November 2015 and is in port at Simons Town, South Africa thanks to the continued support of N.S.R.I and the NSRI Station 10 Simon's Town. Mahalo...


Maritime Summit

The Eastern Cape Maritime Summit is taking place on November the 13th in Port Elizabeth. The summit seeks to encourage trade and investment in the region and assist entrepreneurs and investors understand how to tap into the 'blue economy',...


Congratulations WildREACH

On Tuesday the 29th of September 2015 Rhodes University’s Environmental
Committee hosted the 2015 Environmental Awards. WildREACH won the
Rhodes University Student Society/Residence Category. WildREACH  
promotes social and environmental...


National Marine Week

What are you doing to celebrate this week?

National Marine Week is a campaign that aims to educate all South Africans about the role oceans play in their daily lives. It is celebrated every year during the second week of October.

Marine Week LogoThis year’s...


Sewage & Run-Off Pollution

by Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson

When one looks at a world map and sees the vastness of our oceans, it’s easy to think of the effluent we pump into aquatic systems as no more than a literal drop in the sea. And yet, the perception that the ocean is...


Did You Know?

“With every breath we take, every drop of water we drink, we’re connected to the ocean. It is our life support system, giving us more than half of the oxygen we breathe, regulating climate, and providing valuable resources.”

- Sylvia Earle (SST Patron)
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