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The facts and figures behind shark nets in KZN

Allan Troskie (North Coast Courier)
19 Sep 2018
The KZN coastline is one of only three places in the world where nets are used, the others being in Australia.

Hefty prison sentence for arch villain in abalone syndicate

Raahil Sain (IOL: Eastern Cape)
19 Sep 2018
The “arch villain” in a multi-million rand perlemoen enterprise Morne Blignaut was sentenced to an effective 20 years behind bars in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Wednesday.

SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000

Jenni Evans (
19 Sep 2018
Poachers have taken at least 96 million units of South Africa's abalone in the past 17 years, leaving the future of the snail-like sea delicacy in danger of becoming extinct, according to international wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.

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