“The initial signs of recovery in some of South Africa’s key linefish stocks indicate that we are on the right track” says the Senior Manager of WWF-SA’s Marine Programme, John Duncan. This comes after the latest linefish research was published in the WWF Marine Report titled A Decade After the Emergency: The Proceedings of the 4th Linefish Symposium. In 2000, the commercial linefishery, South Africa’s oldest commercial fishery, was declared to be in a state of emergency, as...learn more
WWF is deeply saddened by the news of former president Nelson Mandela’s passing. We express our heartfelt condolences to the family and close friends of Madiba; they are in our thoughts during this difficult time. Together with the people of South Africa and the international community, we mourn the loss of one of the world’s most widely recognised figures. “Nelson Mandela was and remains an inspiration to all South Africans. He was a man of great integrity and...learn more
A unique event that brings together ocean conservation, celebrity cooks and the surfing community aims to raise awareness about sustainable fish consumption. The Wavescape Fish Fry, presented by WWF-SASSI, hosts an evening of entertainment in the historical heart of surfing in South Africa, Muizenberg, where a secondhand surfboard market, including twin-fin “Fish” boards, will be followed by a fierce showdown between cooks in a fish “braai-off”. The unique two-pronged play on the word “fish” comes from a collaboration between the Wavescape Surf...learn more
MSC 2012-13 Annual Report - The MSC works with seafood companies to build a global market for sustainable seafood, and provides a science-based system for fisheries to measure and demonstrate their sustainability. Their 2012-13 Annual Report has been released and highlights a few of their achievements for the last year (download the full report here). As at 31 March 2013: 198 fisheries certified 100 fisheries in assessment 52 fisheries in improvement programs using the MSC standard as a benchmark ...learn more
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