They are everywhere. In parks, along the beach, in the dunes and lining forest paths. Trash has become an everyday sighting. In a country that boasts robust and healthy wildlife […]
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 primary purpose of […]
The seemingly harmless simplicity of snagged fishing tackle on a reef at Gericke Point near Sedgefield in the Garden Route. Snagged hooks like this, with fresh bait still on, pose […]
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 of trophic […]
Internationally there is mounting pressure to ban plastics to save our oceans. While the emphasis is to pressure producers and retailers to wean their production and packaging from plastics, it […]
In December, snorkeling along the reef ledge at Gericke’s Point, the clumps of snagged fishing tackle struck a discord. In an instant, instead of searching for seasonal tropical fish that […]
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.