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Big jump in employment in South Africa's aquaculture industry
Big jump in employment in South Africa's aquaculture industry

Within the aquaculture space, a notable uptick in jobs was in fish hatcheries and fish farms, with a modest uptick in ocean and coastal fishing jobs...

By Wandile Sihlobo 6 Aug 2018

Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks
Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks

Access to clean water is a basic human right, and while government strives to provide access for all, the reality is that South Africa is currently facing...

By Eckart Zollner 19 Aug 2015

WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood report
WWF-SASSI serves up sustainable seafood report

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, the per capita consumption of fish per annum has nearly doubled in the last 50 years...

By Sindy Peters 15 Oct 2014

Cape Times editor fired
Cape Times editor fired

NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.

By Rod Baker 9 Dec 2013

Give a hoot, don't pollute
Give a hoot, don't pollute

The African Marine Debris Summit held at Kirstenbosch from 6 - 7 June 2013, proved both concerning and hopeful at the same time. The companies and people involved are committed to aiding seals, sharks, whales, birds and turtles.

By Beverley Klein 10 Jun 2013

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How to win friends - burn their vehicles

NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian reports that during the Western Cape farm protests yesterday, an IOL journalist's car was set alight and destroyed.

By Rod Baker 10 Jan 2013

Landbou.com at digital cutting edge for SA magazines
Landbou.com at digital cutting edge for SA magazines

Landbouweekblad may be more than 90 years old and serves a largely conservative section of society but it is also a digital pathfinder for magazines. Bizcommunity finds out from Landbou.com's digital manager Jan Bezuidenhout and web editor Corli van der Merwe how well the site is doing, how it protects the titles's circulation and why many young farmers are at the cutting edge of tech today while they wait for the broadband ship to come into SA's rural areas.

By Gill Moodie 2 Oct 2012

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