Ocean Action Hub

Welcome to the country page for the South Africa. This page highlights the resources posted on the Ocean Action Hub related to implementation of SDG 14 : Life below Water in the South Africa.

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25 Nov 2020 - WEF - The Enviro Buggy vacuum cleaner sieves out microplastics and picks up normal, larger pieces of rubbish on a beach in Cape Town, South Africa.

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1 Nov 2018 - Acting Environmental Affairs Minister Derek Hanekom says a network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will considerably advance South Africa's efforts to protect its ocean he

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13 July 2017 - New initiative covers a wide swathe of research interests, including climate, marine litter, ocean observation, food security, fisheries management, and ocean technology.

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5 July 2017 - South African clean-up associations are preparing well in advance for clean-ups that are planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches around the country as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week in September.

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South Africa’s waters have a huge potential for further boosting economic growth. The government is already undertaking an ambitious plan dubbed ‘Operation Phakisa’ a Sesotho word meaning ‘hurry,’ which identifies key opportunity areas within the ocean. 
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26 January 2017 - Inclusive and just governance at societal levels, and of ocean resources, and the establishment of partnerships including those with governments, the business sector and representatives of stakeholder and civil society groups.

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23 July 2015 - The meeting point between Namibia’s hot desert sands and the cold Benguela ocean current harbours rich biodiversity and some of the most abundant marine life concentrations

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