Everyone is welcome to celebrate clean beaches and ocean conservation at Shark Weekend

Everyone is welcome to celebrate clean beaches and ocean conservation at Shark Weekend: The annual Paddle Out for Sharks (POFS) and World Ocean’s Day (WOD) events will culminate in the 2018 Shark Weekend – a full programme of talks, clean ups, surfing competitions and beach activities geared towards marine conservation running at Scottburgh from 8 to 10 June. Shark Weekend has a number of interactive activities planned suited to the whole family. The full programme starts at Scottburgh Beach at 3pm on Friday, 8 June with a ‘Healthy Ocean’s … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Shark Feeding

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Shark Feeding Image by Mark Turner Shark and bass go head-to-head for a juicy piece of fish. … [Read more...]

Shark Tank to screen Royal Wedding

Durban in the News: Shark Tank to screen Royal Wedding: Saturday's Royal Wedding has millions around the world captivated - and rugby fans are no different! One dead, two injured in accident in Durban: A man believed to be in his twenties was killed and two others injured after a collision between two vehicles on the M4 North Bound near Virginia in Durban. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Masters Thesis Follows Shark Trail

Masters Thesis Follows Shark Trail: Mr Gareth Jordaan investigated shark bycatch and discard practices by longline fishing fleets to earn himself an MSc in Biology. Four testing months at sea on commercial fishing vessels was all part and parcel of Mr Gareth Jordaan’s research which earned him an MSc in Biology from UKZN. His interest was sharks, in particular, shark bycatch and discarding practices by pelagic longline fishing fleets. Jordaan – a passionate environmentalist who is a research assistant based at the Oceanographic Research … [Read more...]