NEW GUIDE ON LEGAL AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR AROUND MARINE WILDLIFE Photo Credit: Edwards Raggy Charters While there is nothing quite like the thrill of encountering a whale or a pod of dolphins at sea, many seagoers are unaware that their attempts to get close to these mammals
Plastics Project Photo Credit: WWF Many of our fishery resources in South Africa are overexploited or collapsed, or the stock status is simply unknown. It’s critical that we build in mitigation and adaption measures to better conserve our oceans and aim for sustainable fisheries going forward.
Plastics Project Photo Credit: WWF Troy Mayne The WWF Nedbank Green Trust plastics project presents a cohesive, overarching approach to address the problem of plastics pollution across the entire value chain. Plastic pollution is now found throughout food webs in every known
Developing and accessing sustainable boat based marine tourism Photo Credit: Nature's Valley Trust The South African boat-based whale-watching industry is globally perceived as one of the most sustainable of its kind due to the early development of permit regulations and operating protocols to minimize disturbance to
Safeguarding our seabeds Photo Credit: Courtesy of Marine Stewardship Council The overall strategic intent of the Safeguard our Seabed project is to secure the long-term ecological integrity of South Africa’s offshore marine habitats Background In 2012 and 2014, the Department of Mineral
Establishing a Sustainable Seafood hub in Gauteng Photo Credit: Jaco Barendse Given that Gauteng is the second-highest consumer of seafood in South Africa, it is critical to target this region as a key seafood hub. Background The WWF-Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative