Is Fish Farming the Solution to Over Fishing?
Sep05

Is Fish Farming the Solution to Over Fishing?

Is Fish Farming the Solution to Over Fishing? Decades of industrialised over-fishing have decimated our stocks of wild fish.  Against a backdrop of the global population explosion and a relentless human appetite for fish, Amanzi Magazine explores whether the business of fish farming is a sustainable answer to future food security. Is Fish Farming the Solution to Over Fishing?   We explore Aquaculture from 2 different angles...

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3 Swim-Run events – 2 Cape Town Beaches
Sep04

3 Swim-Run events – 2 Cape Town Beaches

3 Swim-Run events – 2 Cape Town Beaches  Swim & Run 2 of Cape Town’s most Iconic Beaches – Amanzi Magazine Clean C, who run Cape Town’s beach clean-ups, are hosting beautiful & inspired 3 swim-run events on 2 Cape Town beaches, which are family-friendly and for a great cause…uplifting and encouraging youth to live active healthy lifestyles by playing sport.  Milnerton Lighthouse – 4th...

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Divers mapping fish distribution in South Africa for the Sea Fish Atlas
Apr09

Divers mapping fish distribution in South Africa for the Sea Fish Atlas

Divers mapping fish distribution in South Africa for the Sea Fish Atlas Anyone who has ever experienced our underwater world in South Africa or visited one of our beautiful aquariums will know how incredibly diverse our marine fish are. In fact, of all the fish families worldwide, over 80% are represented in South African waters and, of these, 13% are endemic and only found in southern Africa! For example the klipfish, seabreams and...

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A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat
Apr02

A Drop in the Ocean – Davey du Plessis in his pedal boat

A Drop in the Ocean Starting their voyage from Cape Town in April 2015, Durban based brothers Davey du Plessis (26) and Richie Wolff (21) will endure the ultimate physical and mental challenge – crossing the Atlantic Ocean by means of a customised pedal boat, with no engine or sail and become a drop in the ocean. This 6450 kilometre journey, from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, is expected to take between 90 to 150 days and will test...

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Dive like a Whale
Mar30

Dive like a Whale

Dive like a Whale Author: Georgina Jones Have you ever wondered how much like a whale you are? And no, not because of any blubber layer. Humans and whales are both air-breathers, sure. But in common with whales, seals and dolphins, we have a set of reflexes that help us survive underwater. Splash cold water on your face and your heartbeat will slow down just like a whale’s does before it dives. This is just the start of our...

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Nudibranchs the most gorgeous marine animals keep scuba divers fascinated
Mar20

Nudibranchs the most gorgeous marine animals keep scuba divers fascinated

Nudibranchs the most gorgeous marine animals keep scuba divers fascinated Author: Georgina Jones of Sea Slug Atlas Nudibranchs, or sea slugs, are possibly the most gorgeous marine animals of all. The extraordinary variety of their colours and shapes keeps scuba divers fascinated over years of spotting them. South African nudibranchs, like our seas, span a huge range from tropical animals to ones which prefer cooler or even cold water....

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