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So you've decided to "go green." You've replaced your regular light bulbs with energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs and purchased recycling bins. You've even organised that pile in the garage. You know the one – old plastic bags with...


AMWC Speakers

SUSTAINABLE SEAS TRUST and the AFRICAN MARINE WASTE NETWORK are excited to announce world class African and International speakers for the African Marine Waste Conference 2017!

The Conference will be taking place between 9 to 13 July 2017 at the...



The AFRICAN MARINE WASTE NETWORK programme launched!

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On Monday and Tuesday, Sustainable Seas Trust launched the African Marine Waste Network at Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. It was an auspicious occasion that was well-attended by national and provincial...




River Missions with Estuary Care and SST

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Over the past several months, SST and Estuary Care have been developing a Guidebook to the Kariega and the Bushmans Estuaries. Bill Northrop, of Estuary Care, was kind enough to take some of the Canadian interns up both rivers to see and...



Seafood Consumers At Risk From Mercury Contamination

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Often, we think of fish as a healthy meal choice. It is lauded as a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids, the latter of which are recommended for the prevention of heart disease and for alleviating various symptoms of ageing. However,...


Unseen Danger: The Truth About Microplastics

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Images of plastic debris choking estuarine systems or spreading insidiously across the surface of the sea are commonly used to represent the issue of marine pollution - and for good reason. It is estimated that the world’s oceans are...


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“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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