It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
More sun than clouds. Mild.
Large super-groups of Humpback whales, reaching as many as 150 per group, are gathering off Dassen Island, some 45 kilometres south of Saldanha Bay.
Seychelles President Danny Faure spoke live from an underwater submersible, calling on the world to better protect "the beating blue heart of our planet".
Scientists said the curvier's beaked whale died from 'gastric shock,' and it was the most plastic they'd ever seen in a whale.
"No need to invent monsters," he says. "Nature has already done it."
Images of microscopic plankton will have you rethinking everything you know about the ocean.
Fishing vessels disappear in suspicious areas with disturbing frequency. Illegal fishing is such a serious problem it's considered a national security threat.
There is a huge potential in South Africa's oceans economy, says Lloyd Tobias, Transnet's general manager for the export of iron ore and manganese..
Four divers diced with ragged-tooth sharks at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town on Tuesday when removing them from an exhibit.
A total of R9.2bn will be spent on developing Saldanha Bay as an oil and gas hub, says President Jacob Zuma.
Two decades from now, it is believed that South African martime-oriented economic activities will contribute an estimated R177bn to gross domestic product.
On 20 October it sets sail on an expedition to document Tristan lobsters and to recover ‘ghost nets’ (abandoned fishing gear).
Scientists have discovered a 518-million-year-old fossilized sea creature that had 18 tentacles. It could be the ancestor of comb jellies.
There has been a dramatic decline in shark numbers in Cape Town.
A Russian fisherman has found internet fame by posting photos of all the weird and horrifying creatures he finds on his travels near the Arctic.
They will be looking for suitable icebergs in the Antarctic.
There are a few tips and treatments available if you happen to swim into a bluebottle this summer holiday.
In order to unlock further value from SA's oceans, a fundamental first step must be to improve the management of existing resources, says the WWF.
Even if aquaculture offers answers, it may be too late to stop the depletion of prized wild species such as bluefin tuna.
South Africa's oceans if exploited and managed properly could add one million jobs to the economy and R177bn to the gross domestic product, says President Jacob Zuma.
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