A Green Turtle, like all other marine turtles, has become the ‘Panda’ of marine conservation. The incredible journey of over 35000km by Yoshi, a Green Turtle released with a GPS […]
Since January 2018 the Strandloper Project has been researching ghostfishing and the snag rate of recreation fishing tackle on the reef at Gericke’s Point and in Kingfisher Creek. The research […]
Reef studies. In addition to our primary study focus on ghost fishing and entanglements caused snagged recreational fishing tackle, Strandloper Project is also researching the impact of recreational fishing activities […]
Bouncing off a Baseline. In the second half of December 2018 we conducted a dive to remove snagged fishing tackle from a transect on the eastern reef at Gericke’s Point. […]
The seemingly harmless simplicity of snagged fishing tackle on a reef at Gericke’s Point near Sedgefield in the Garden Route. Snagged hooks like this, with fresh bait still on, pose […]
The future of livestock farming has many obstacles facing it. Drought is the immediate concern, but trends of rising consumer pressure for ethically reared and sourced livestock products are already […]
Trophic Cascades. The concept of trophic cascades is a relatively recent biological concept which describes the progression of nutrients and energy (calorific) through the food chain. There are numerous examples […]
Endeavours to establish an environmental baseline of threatened species and habitat composition is vastly simplified with a range of digital tools for both field researchers and environmental advocacy groups.
Baboon Spiders serve as apex micro predators and are ideal indicator species to measure the efficacy of environmental impact mitigation procedures on wind farm developments.
The protective environment of wind farms have the potential to secure healthy populations of micro fauna and flora in South Africa.