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New marine protected areas need patrolling – ISS

The recent gazetting of 20 new marine protected areas (MPAs) in terms of South Africa’s Operation Phakisa to develop the blue economy is welcoming...

SA observes World Oceans Day

South Africa joined the global community in celebrating the annual World Oceans Day on Saturday 8 June - which raised awareness of the role...

SA’s marine protection increases

The gazetting of a network of 20 new representative Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has increased South Africa’s marine ecosystem area...

Cabinet approves Marine Protected Areas

Acting Environmental Affairs Minister Derek Hanekom says a network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will considerably advance South Africa's efforts to...

KZN coastal protection contract cancelled, could impact on ocean economy

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa's latest additions to South African marine protected areas (MPAs) will bring ocean protection within the country's exclusive...

South Africa’s proposed marine protected areas need proper patrolling

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa's plans to add 22 marine protected areas (MPAs) and bring South Africa's ocean protection in its exclusive...