/ 8 March 2022

Call for SA to join 30% conservation target to stem nature loss, climate change

Safrica Fishery Environment
Netters try to catch sardines at the Amanzimtoti beach, south of Durban on July 3, 2019. - Like the running of the bulls in Spain, the migration of the wild-beast across Kenya, the sardine run along South Africa's East Coast is an annual event attracting thousands of locals and tourists. Each year massive shoals of sardines stretching hundreds of miles draw thousands of sharks, dolphins and gannets hovering above the fish. Masses of fishermen, locals line the shores to watch, catch and some sell them. (RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP)
But others argue that the conservation plan will amount to the ‘biggest land grab in history’

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