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The sandy anemones diet now contains plastic

We are all familiar with sea “amnemonemomnes” …or are we? After the popular family feature, many people would hear “anemone” and envision its large tentacles and resident clownfish. There are also many South Africans with fond memories of anemones closing in quickly when prodded. These…
Christie Munro
November 30, 2020
Woman on WavesCleanupsInspiration

Women on Waves

My husband is a surfer and when we first started dating more than 20 years ago, I would hang out on the beach while he surfed. That got boring after a while and I decided to give it a bash. I started out at Muizenberg…
Aaniyah Omardien
November 2, 2020
International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020Cleanups

International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020

On Saturday, 19 September 2020 communities around the world came together to collect waste along their coastlines. More than 40 registered cleanups took place In Cape Town and the Overberg region, of which 30 were open to the public. International Coastal Cleanup Day is one…
Megan-Rose Francis
September 30, 2020
International Coastal Cleanup DayCleanups

International Coastal Cleanup Day

It's almost International Coastal Cleanup Day! With just under five days to International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICC) on the 19 September; we thought we would give you all the details you need to #CleanOn The first ICC day began over 30 years ago, and every…
Megan-Rose Francis
September 14, 2020
Plastic Free July 2019CleanupsEvents

Plastic Free July 2019

Photographer: Romano Fortuin for LCA Spark TalksThe Plastic Free July campaign originated in Western Australia in 2011 and has grown from a very small number of participants to millions of people acting in more than 170 countries. The Plastic Free Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, manages…
Aaniyah Omardien
July 1, 2019
Spring Cleaning 2018 with The Beach Co-opCleanups

Spring Cleaning 2018

We began International Coastal Cleanup month with TWO cleanups on the 1st day of Spring - here’s to a month of spring cleaning! The ‘Clean Diver’ cleanup was a combined beach and harbour cleanup at Kalk Bay harbour. You could either join the dive team…
Aaniyah Omardien
September 3, 2018
International Coastal Cleanup Month - The Beach Co-opCleanups

September is International Coastal Cleanup Month

The Beach Co-op is excited about the upcoming International Coastal Cleanup month in which volunteers around the world will clean beaches. Most groups and organisations will focus on facilitating their beach cleanups on the 15th September, which is the official International Coastal Cleanup day. The…
Aaniyah Omardien
August 25, 2018