Fishing

Fish species overexploited or collapsed

No-take zones in estuaries may be the solution

Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay

The department of environmental affairs wants trout declared an invasive species, but a lobby group says this move will kill an important industry

New app for small-scale fishing industry

The new app - known as Abalobi - signals a lifeline for fisherfolk who were marginalised and never had legal rights to fish marine resources.

Fishing and family planning – how the two are linked

Sometimes, delivering mixed messages is a good thing, as an integrated project in the Lake Tanganyika region has proved.

Controversial fishing rights process leaves many stranded

Despite Tina Joemat-Pettersson's address on the fishing rights allocation process, some line fishers are still unsure about the controversial process.

Department’s fishing scoresheets illegal, says expert

A former legal adviser for ex-fisheries minister Valli Moosa says the department's scoresheets - giving fishermen permits to work - are unlawful.

Fisheries department grants line fishers interim relief

The fisheries department has announced fisherman who were refused line fishing rights may apply for exemptions pending an appeals process outcome.

Sustainable fishing will save oceans

Overharvesting of the world's oceans has led to the depletion and, in some cases, collapse of many of the world's major fish stocks.

Revised Act supports small fishers

The recent proposed amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act seek to sustain South Africa’s fishing resources.

Seafood setback

South Africa has for years taken pride in having well-managed fisheries.

Sea sore

Mining on land very evidently leaves scars and long-term problems such as acid mine drainage.

Sea sore

What harm could mining do to the sea bed?

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it