Introducing Stacey Webb

Introducing Stacey Webb

On the 31st July 2019, the Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) announced that Stacey Webb will officially join its team as Executive Director starting 1st August 2019. A scientist and passionate conservationist, Stacey joins SST from The Southern African Foundation for the...
National Science Week

National Science Week

On the 31st July 2019, the SST education team participated in the National Science Week hosted by the Nelson Mandela Bay Science and Technology Centre. The event was attended by 106 school learners from the Uitenhage area. This year’s theme for National Science Week...
WIOMSA Conference

WIOMSA Conference

“Science communication starts with a smile,” a quote taken from an exciting and thought provoking presentation by Dr Judy Mann at the WIOMSA 11th Scientific Symposium, held at the University of Mauritius. Dr Mann highlighted that communicating science is so important...
The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 3

The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 3

Photo (provided by World Animal Protection): Christina Dixon in the field. The third installment to the African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series was run on the 18th, 19th, 20th and 25th of June 2019. Christina Dixon kicked off the Series with her captivating...
World Oceans Day Clean-up

World Oceans Day Clean-up

The wave arches, curls over and crashes. The foamy water races up the shore, then draws back into the ocean. It leaves behind plough snails burrowing into the wet sand, seaweed strewn about, and a plastic bottle. Crunching footsteps approach the bottle, and a hand...
First Youth Ambassador

First Youth Ambassador

“Only through action, do words take meaning.” When dealing with such an enormous problem like plastic pollution, there are very few people that are willing to step out of the crowd and fight against this problem. After working with the youth across Nelson Mandela Bay,...