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Blue Lagoon clean up commences

 (Northglen News)    17/03/2019


Durban Green Corridor said that the next phase includes reinstalling litter booms that were washed away.

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Walls of death destroy Tugela fish stocks

 (North Coast Courier)    14/03/2019


“My heart sank as I realised that this river was not the pristine environment I had thought it was”

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On a drive to net the business of fishing

 Given Majola ( IOL: BUSINESS)    10/03/2019


Off-shore drilling comments omitted

 Tamlyn Jolly (Zululand Observer)     09/03/2019


Reports are available for public viewing on the project website – www.erm.com/eni-exploration-eia

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Greenpeace targets single use plastics

 (THE MERCURY :ENVIRONMENT)    08/03/2019


Ocean heatwaves devastate wildlife, worse to come

 (North Coast Courier)    05/03/2019

Invisible to people but deadly to marine life, ocean heatwaves have damaged ecosystems across the globe and are poised to become even more destructive, according to the first study to measure worldwide impacts with a single yardstick.

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Liner delivers tourists to Richards Bay

 Tamlyn Jolly (Zululand Observer)    04/03/2019

The passenger ship’s last few months at sea has taken her passengers to, among other places, the Indian Ocean islands of Reunion, Mauritius and the Seychelles, as well as Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia

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Environmental affairs department in talks to phase out straws

 Northglen News    04/03/2019

The department said it has heightened consumer awareness campaigns that are aimed at encouraging members of the public to refuse the straw.

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Diving into the world of sharks off the KZN coast through the sense of sound

 Gabi Zeitsman (Traveller24.com)    01/03/2019


Ramaphosa to launch 'Good Green Deeds' to tackle environmental protection

 Duncan Alfreds (News24.com)    28/02/2019


Archive


Ulwandle, which means sea in isiZulu, is a coastal management newsletter produced by KZN's Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs. The key aim of this newsletter is to disseminate information on coastal management issues to municipalities and government departments.

Ulwandle 2018 competition:

Congratulations to Joleen Wilson on answering all three questions correctly and winning tickets to uShaka Sea World. 

The correct answers were:
1. Pickersgill Reed Frog                   2. Cigarette butts                    3. uMdloti

Thank you to those who entered and better luck next time.

 

2018 Summer
  • uThukela: an estuary connecting catchment, coast and canyon
  • Lake Sibaya - an aquatic jewel
  • Developing coastal zone capacity in KZN
  • The nurdles spill one year on
  • Remembering an ocean conservation warrior
  • Back into the wild
  • Coastal access in KwaDukuza Municipality
  • Replenishing Durban’s beaches
  • Blue Flag beaches in KZN: 2018/2019
  • Keeping our beaches clean: International Coastal Cleanup Day 2018
  • Estuarine management: The Abbott judgment and its implications for Local Government
  • Monitoring humpback whales in KZN
  • 20 MPAs approved by Cabinet
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2017 Summer
  • Overcoming the nurdle hurdle
  • A portal into the KZN coast 
  • Are we losing coastal space? 
  • KZN public launch sites to be gazetted 
  • Protecting the coastline and beyond 
  • More cooler water species strand in KZN 
  • A prickly problem...  
  • Is coastal sandmining on the up? 
  • New eco-label award for the coast
  2016 Summer
  • New era dawns for KZN's coast
  • Protecting our coast for the long-term
  • Building coastal management capacity
  • Uncertain future for marine fisheries monitoring in KZN
  • KZN Marine Strandings Network update
  • Ocean Stewards Programme
  • KZN beaches go Blue!
  • Saving St Lucia, again
  • Creating a splash during National Marine Week 2016
  • Keeping an eye on Sea Turtles
  • Mapping KZN's estuaries
  • Better coastal access for all
  • International Coastal Cleanup Day 2016
  • 'One Stop' ICM Tool
  • Reporting on the State of the Coast
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2014 Autumn
  • Managing our KZN coast
  • The Southern African marine linefish species profiles
  • A place you should visit - Maphelane
  • SA's coral reefs - beautiful, tranquil and highly valuable
  • An elephant seal visits the KZN coast
  • Did U know - Nudibranchs
  2013 Spring
  • Yet another ships runs aground on the KZN coast
  • Fifty years of turtle conservation & monitoring in KZN
  • Treasure Hunters
  • Why are tuna warm-blooded?
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2012 Spring
  • Sewage recycling - a viable alternative?
  • Ecosystem functioning
  • Sardine run 2012
  • Sewage spills
  • Helmet shells
  2012 Summer
  • Repairing the KZN coast
  • Nginakekela amaxhaphozi! I save wetlands
  • Mysterious fish
  • Record raggedtooth shark recaptures
  • A magic water factory?
  • Did U know - lobsters have blue blood?
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2011 Spring
  • Mining gathers momentum
  • A place you should visit - Greenpoint lighthouse
  • Fish tagging in KZN
  • The 2011 sardine run
  • Bar-built estuaries periodically linked to the sea
  • Fall of the Phoenix
  • Did U know - oily beaches?
  2011 Autumn
  • Our coast is a priceless treasure
  • A place you should visit - Sodwana Bay
  • Are corals plants or animals?
  • Estuaries of various shapes and sizes
  • COP 17 beckons
  • Did U know - that some fish can change sex?
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2010 Summer (Issue # 21)
  • What's next for KZN?
  • International coastal cleanup 2010
  • Are you fish friendly?
  • EKZN Wildlife tightens its grip
  • A place you should visit - Kosi Bay
  2010 Summer (issue #20)
  • FIFA fever
  • A place you should visit - Black Rock
  • Blue flag news
  • An icon of our coast
  • Mass migrations of a different kind - the mystery of Varuna
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2009 Spring
  • Tacklin sea-level rise
  • Marine & coastal education
  • Monitoring KZN's launch sites
  • Cleaning up our coast
  • A place you should visit- Trafalgar marine reserve
  • Action against pollution
  2009 Winter
  • The long awaited ICMA is here
  • Blue flag news
  • From berg to beach & beyond
  • What is the CBMU?
  • A place you should visit - Ohlanga lagoon
  • Durban beachfront upgrade
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2007 Summer
  • Bill to open coastline to all
  • KZN outshines competition to claim blue flags
  • The 'calamity' - testing SAMSA's action plan
  • A novel approach to coastal zone monitoring
  • Coastal development in KZN
  • KZN boat launch sites
  2006 Spring
  • Get seafood smart!
  • Researchers get splashing
  • Coastwatch's marine investigation
  • Shadows on the beach
  • Build at your peril
  • Why do whales beach?
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2006 Autumn
  • Durban launches new beach
  • Year of the turtle
  • Sustainable livelihoods and the IDP
  • Filming on the beach
  • Ammonia threat to uShaka
  • Boat launch sites in KZN
  • Chuck vs box jellyfish
  2005 Autumn
  • More blues for KZN's beaches!
  • Unusual fish
  • NPC Sea World education centre
  • Coastal livelihood projects
  • Subsistence fisheries co-management in KZN
  • District coastal working groups
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2003 Spring
  • What happened to the sardines?
  • Coastal management and IDP's
  • Sustaining coastal livelihoods
  • Adopt-a-beach
  • Ahoy, cruise tourism is here!
  • Co-operative governance makes a splash
  • National interpretive signage
  2003 Summer
  • To drive or not to drive
  • Coastal tourism in the kingdom
  • Outreach programme expands
  • KZN's coastal management programme
  • Treasure chest project
  • What is CoastCare?
  • KZN flies the blue flag
  • Just beading around
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2002 Summer
  • 4x4 Beach ban begins
  • Dangerous sea creatures
  • Be shark-wise!
  • Coral bleaching at Sodwana Bay
  • KZN beaches go blue
  • Legend of the hole in the wall
  • What is the SCLP?
  • Facts at your fingertips
  2001 Winter - Spring
  • SACOAST - pioneering the use of the internet in coastal management
  • Community coastal monitoring programme
  • Shoal of fish scientists visit Durban • Shark sense
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2001 Autumn
  • Hook, line and grunter • South Africa's water revolution
  • Legends of the sea
  2000 - 2001 Summer
  • What is CoastCARE?
  • Aliwal Shoal
  • Prawns and people
  • Angler ethics
  • Coastal trivia
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2000 Spring
  • Best practice coastal development
  • National estuaries workshop
  • Blue flag campaign
  • Pennington environmental inventory
  • Coastal trivia
  2000 Autumn - Winter
  • Shark net reduction
  • Coastwatch becomes proactive
  • Tugela Banks prawn trawl
  • World environment week
  • CMPP & SCA updates 
  • Fishcare
  • Coastal trivia
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1999 - 2000 Summer
  • Coastwatch-KZN
  • Coastal contacts
  • Estuarine alert
  • 1999 Coastal cleanup
  • New publications
  • Fishy facts
  • Beach driving hints
  • Coastal trivia
  1999 Spring
  • Coastal management policy programme - progress
  • 40 Years of marine conservation
  • Marine ecotourism
  • Stork visit
  • Coastal trivia
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1999 Winter
  • Coastal management policy - where to now?
  • Sardine run
  • Sensitive coastal areas update
  • Days to remember
 

1998 November

  • Update on the coastal management policy programme
  • The implementation of IDP in KZN
  • Implementation of the sensitive coastal area regulation
  • Determining the value of coastal services
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