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AMWC 2017 - New Speakers Announced!

Sustainable Seas Trust and the African Marine Waste Network are excited to announce that Sylvia Earle, Jenna Jambeck, Kristian Teleki, Nancy Wallace, Hayley McLellan, and Willemijn Peeters will all be speaking at the upcoming African Marine Waste...



MARINE EDUCATOR VACANCY

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SST has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic marine scientist to build and grow new education programmes along the coast. Marine scientists with a passion for education and conservation are to invited to apply for this position....

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...


Did You Know?

"South African Hope Spots are people-oriented conservation areas in which individuals and communities are asked to make a positive difference to their own coastal and marine environments."

Dr Tony Ribbink
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