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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...


International Coastal Clean-up Day 2015

On International Coastal Clean-up Day, 19 September 2015, the Deputy Minister
of Environmental Affairs Barbara Thomson led a community cleanup of Eastern
Beach, East London. SST was in attendance, running a photography-based
awareness project for...


DEA & SST Beach Cleanup

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS GETS READY TO LEAD EAST LONDON BEACH CLEANUP IN CONJUNCTION WITH SUSTAINABLE SEAS TRUST

On Saturday 19th September, East Londoners will join hundreds of thousands of volunteers all across the world in...


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...


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