Industry News
#MakingWavesZA

#MakingWavesZA

A compassionate woman with a heart of gold, Nicolette, owner of Fish4Africa, comes across as the mother of the fishing industry. It’s not just about profit and pleasing the customer for Nicolette. Rather, she puts the majority of her energy into caring for her staff...

read more
Fish4Africa wholeheartedly embraces the green economy

Fish4Africa wholeheartedly embraces the green economy

The green economy within the South African context is defined as a “system of economic activities related to the production, dis­tribution and consumption of goods and services that result in improved human well-being over the long term, while not exposing future...

read more
Rethinking Plastic To Conserve Our Marine Life

Rethinking Plastic To Conserve Our Marine Life

Rethinking Plastic to Conserve our Marine Life According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation report, plastic production has increased twentyfold since 1964. It is expected to double again in the next 20 years and almost quadruple by 2050 – a staggering statistic. Only...

read more
Why are our fish stocks and catch rates declining?

Why are our fish stocks and catch rates declining?

Two of the main reasons why our fish stocks and catch rates are declining is due to the impact of climate change and undercover operations such as bulk marine sediment mining.  Since November 2014 the Centre for Environmental Rights has been working with the Safeguard...

read more
The “Safeguard Our Seabed” Project

The “Safeguard Our Seabed” Project

In 2012 and 2014, the Department of Mineral Resources granted three prospecting rights for marine phosphate over a considerable portion of South Africa’s marine environment. A prospecting right provides an expectation that mining will be allowed. This poses a looming...

read more