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Explore the Shore: A Gift for Ocean Lovers

South Africa’s doyen of marine biology, Emeritus Professor Charles Griffiths, and his filmmaker son, Matthew, have over the last three years been producing a se...

Inkwazi Isu - Regenerating Plastic Waste Management


Inkwazi Isu: Regenerating Plastic Waste Management

In Durban, a unique collaboration between government, industry, and civil society known as the Inkwazi Isu (Fish Eagle) Project is accelerating action to mitiga...



Seasonal beach macrolitter monitoring begins

Over the July to August period, the SST research team will be conducting their seasonal beach surveys at Gqeberha’s Pollok and Coega beaches. Macrolitter will b...

Caroline Reid Eco Warrior Award


Celebrating World Oceans Day with Caroline Reid Eco Warrior Award

There was much to celebrate in June as we wrapped up the World Oceans Day and World Environment Week (3-8 June) festivities in Durban with a win in the Caroline...

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Business as usual at SST’s new research lab

SST’s relocation to new premises in Gqeberha has not halted our work in any way. Research is continuing at our new laboratory after special care was taken with ...



SST welcomes Chandru Wadhwani to its Board of Trustees

SST is delighted to welcome Chandru Wadhwani to our esteemed Board of Trustees! Chandru has been involved in the textile and plastics industries for the last 32...

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BCSS releases Annual Marine Debris Report

One of the main players in marine science in East Africa, the Bazaruto Centre for Scientific Studies (BCSS), has published its 2023 Annual Marine Debris Report,...



SANO Review Workshop

International collaborations are a critical part of the work we do, extending our reach and our effectiveness. In 2020, SST joined forces with the Norwegian Uni...

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SST and Ebenezer North Church join forces to tackle waste crisis

Littering and illegal dumping, exacerbated by inadequate waste removal services, have infested Nelson Mandela Bay areas Jacksonville, Timothy Valley and Bethels...


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