Weekly Press Review – 24 June 2016

Another perlemoen bust has made headlines this week.  Two men and a women were arrested for being in possession of perlemoen valued at several million rand.  According to Constable Noloyiso Rwenxana, a provincial police spokesperson, the K9-unit received information regarding illegal perlemeon activity in a house in Grassy Park.  The property was raided and thousands … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 24 June 2016

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Weekly Press Review – 17 June 2016

According to the press last week, existing boat-based whale watching (BBWW) and white shark cage diving (WSCD) operating permits allocated in 2011 will be renewed for a further 12-month period.  The Department of Environmental Affairs has stated that this is due to the fact that the allocation process for the permits has been postponed. A spokesperson … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 17 June 2016

Weekly Press Review – 10 June 2016

World Oceans Day was celebrated around the world this week. According to the press, a group of scientists and surfers united for the Silence of the Sharks and Paddle Out for Sharks initiative as part of the celebrations. Events took place at the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast and Seaforth Beach in Simon’s Town. According to Amanda … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 10 June 2016

Weekly Press Review – 3 June 2016

A whale stranding training session presented in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the City of Cape Town has made headlines this week. On Saturday 28 May, 90 members of the South African Stranding Network (SASN) attended a three-hour training session at the NSRI Strandfontein beach rescue centre. The session allowed for … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 3 June 2016