Illegal trade in ‘live rock’ flourishing

 Tony Carnie (The Mercury)    21/07/2014

Unemployed men have started stripping “live rock” from the coast south of Durban, apparently for sale to the aquarium trade.

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Tests on barrier to protect sharks

 Tony Carnie (The Mercury)    21/07/2014

The KZN Sharks Board is hoping to conduct a series of renewed experiments with electric cables this year as a potential alternative to the net system that has protected bathers from shark attacks for almost half a century.

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Concern over sand mining decision

 Judi Davis (South Coast Herald)    21/07/2014

Coastwatch fears that allowing sand mining on the Mpenjati River will be a costly mistake.

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Wave of fish deaths in eThekwini

 Tony Carnie (The Mercury)    14/07/2014

Rotting fish lined the banks of the Isipingo River estuary at the weekend after the latest in a series of fish kills in this degraded river system, close to Durban’s largest industrial zone.

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Protected estuary can be mined says MEC

 Tony Carnie (The Mercury)    14/07/2014

Limited negative impact

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