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2015 October Holiday Club

SST holiday club kicked off on Tuesday the 06th of October with a few crafts, followed by English enrichment from Kariega Project and then painting, in the Kenton Town Hall. 

Oct Holiday Club FunOn Wednesday it was time for a Camera & Shore explore outing to...


Sharklady - Overstrand Woman of the Year

Sharklady

Congratulations to Kim SHARKLADY MacLean who was awarded the Woman of The Year Award at the prestigious Overstrand Municipality’s Night of Excellence held at the Mayoral residence in Hermanus on the 25th of August 2015.

The Annual Night...


Clean-up SA Month

September 2015 is Clean-up SA Month and the 30th International Coastal
Clean-Up Day will once again form the highlight of this year’s Clean-Up &
Recycle Week (14-19 September 2015). Thousands of kilograms of a waste
are removed...


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...


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