Planting Trees by the Billion can Aid in CO2 Reduction

Planting Trees by the Billion can Aid in CO2 Reduction

A study has found that planting trees on an extreme scale may prove effective in reducing the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The study used satellite images, tree cover assessments, and computer modelling to identify available areas which could be...
Youth March

Youth March

On 12th October 2019, we led our Youth March in celebration of National Marine Week! 500 learners and educators from schools all over Nelson Mandela Bay marched from Kings Beach to Happy Valley to raise awareness towards achieving Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa...
Norway Partnership

Norway Partnership

The Norwegian Embassy and the Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) has formally announced a four-year partnership from 2019 to 2023 dedicated towards achieving zero plastics to the seas of Africa. SST presented a new major initiative to fight marine waste, a programme called...
International Coastal Clean-up Day

International Coastal Clean-up Day

Each year in September, International Coastal Clean-up Day (ICC) encourages individuals to help reduce the challenges the oceans face by going out to clean the beaches. All over the world, people from more than 100 countries participate in clean-ups in celebration of...
Marine Litter Monitoring

Marine Litter Monitoring

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) has partnered with SST to establish a monitoring programme for marine and riverine litter in countries bordering the Western Indian Ocean (WIO). The seven WIO countries (Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius,...