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Combatting fisheries organised crime

It should be addressed under the Prevention of Organised Crime Act, with severe penalties of 25 years to life

Indian Ocean Africa

To understand the oceans, you must understand the people who live next to them

Big thinking, big science

Millions depend on the Western Indian Ocean, but it is warming fast

No single nation has the capacity

'The oceans are a global savings account from which we keep making only withdrawals'

Why the Indian Ocean?

The Indian Ocean hasn't been studied much, but it has a big impact on the world

IUCN Marine Mammal Task Force includes SA

Five important marine mammal areas have been identified locally

Collective Ocean Action

Solutions for the conservation and sustainable development of the oceans are urgently required

One Ocean Hub

Integrating research across disciplines and sectors, and at different scales

The marine plastic pollution crisis

The cost in damage to the marine ecosystems is $13-billion each year

Era of marine spatial planning

It brings together everyone who has an interest in South Africa's oceans

Tackling the ocean plastics problem now

A key focus at the IIOE-2 and SANOCEAN conferences was the issue of marine plastics

Coastal link in the origins of human awareness

Shells and shellfish were used for decoration and nutrition by early humans

Life below water from Zanzibar

Advancing science and conservation in the West Indian Ocean

Maritime engineering and naval architecture

New degree in Engineering Technology in Marine Engineering

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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