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Happy 80th birthday Dr Sylvia Earle

SST wishes Dr Sylvia Earle, a founding trustee and patron of SST, and architect of Global Hope Spot movement, a wonderful 80th birthday. 

Dr Earle launched South Africa’s first six International Hope Spots in December 2014. In his speech, at...


Kenton Rhino run

SST will once again be marshals at the Kenton Rhino run - 20 September 2015 is also International Coastal Cleanup day and we will have plastic bags and gloves available for those who want to go the extra mile and clean our Kenton beaches while you...


SA Hope Spot Photography Competition

Underwater Photography & Land Based Photography with a Marine Subject

In December 2014, Dr. Sylvia Earle launched six Hope Spots in South Africa. Hope Spots are special places that are critical to the health of the ocean — Earth’s blue...


Marine mammal research project needs your help

Dear Plett Hope Spot community - An important marine mammal research project needs your help.

The Department of Environmental Affairs together with Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University have initiated a Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) project...



Proposal for action plan for Marine Pollution

Dr Holly NelDr Holly Nel, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Rhodes University's Department of Zoology and Entomology is currently assisting SST with the development of a proposal for an action plan for a marine pollution network.

With SST based in Kenton on Sea it is...


SST Theatre group launched

Sustainable Seas Trust's main focus is education, and in line with its vision to develop caring communities and to expand its education programme a theatre group initiative has been launched. The aim of the environmental theatre group is to...


SST on KowieFM

SST on KowieFM

Listen to SST CEO, Dr Tony Ribbink, being interviewed on KowieFM at 10:00 on Tuesday the 23rd of June 2015.



Managing Estuaries

The South African Government has published a guide to the management of estuaries with clear, often step-wise, indications of how the management plan should be developed. As the Kariega and Bushmans Estuaries are so important to all members of the...


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