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Cape Town Hope Spot announced

False Bay Hope Spot

False Bay will be the fourth Western Cape and the sixth South African Hope Spot - internationally recognised marine conservation area - launched in December 2014.

Earlier in the year the Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) announced...


Everything you need to know about Plett Hope Spot

The Plett Hope Spot September 2014 Page 001Plett can be the best Hope Spot in the world as it has everything going for it; everything a Hope Spot should be and should have is contained within the Plett environment and achieved by the established and planned projects of the different...


Spring walk with Klipfontein Primary School

Spring WalkThe Sustainable Seas Trust (SST), Blue Flag Beach programme; WESSA; Ndlambe Municipality Environmental Education Section and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) recently facilitated a Spring Walk to Kwaaihoek for...


Marine Week Competition

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#OCEANS 70/20 competition for Ndlambe Schools 

Objective of the competition:

  • encourage schools to improve the state of the environment by using marine resources sustainably.
  • provide everyone with opportunities to acquire the...

Second round of shortlisted photo entries

In 2013 SST hosted a photo competition, our professional judges are busy making the final decisions as to which photographs are awarded the prizes in December 2014.
Click on the categories below to view the second round of shortlisted photo...


SST participates in Spring Day

Sst Arbor Day SmallSST participated in WESSA's Spring Day and Arbor Week event at Klipfontein Primary School assembly from 08-09:00 on the 1st of September 2014. The events started with an interactive talk about trees and the importance of looking after them and an...


Upcycled Vintage Tea

Vintage Tea Party Poster Page 001Saturday, 30 August 2014, guests donned their hats and vintage robes in support of the Klipfontein Kleuterskool and the Education Support Group (ESG). The ESG children used their upcycling skills acquired during Sustainable Seas Trust Education...


Think globally. Clean up locally!

International Coastal Cleanup day in Kenton-on-Sea

International Coastal Cleanup Best LogoInternational Coastal Cleanup (ICC) day is dedicated to the improvement of beaches, coastal regions and surrounding areas throughout the world. One of the largest volunteer events in the...



SST Art Competition winners announced

Klipfontein Primary School hosted the Prize Giving for the Sustainable Seas Trust’s World Ocean Day Art Competition last Friday (15/08/2014).

“Learning without art is not serving our children, we need to create opportunities to create art,” the...


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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