meet south africa’s PROPOSED
Foundations for a healthy ocean economy
0.4% of the oceans around South Africa are protected
Meet the 22 proposed MPAs that will expand protection to 5%
Learn more about south africa’s oceans
What are Marine Protected Areas? Why do we need them? And what plans does South Africa have to protect its oceans?
We benefit from healthy oceans in so many ways. From food to jobs, from climate resilience to tourism, we are dependent on healthy oceans.
South Africa has an incredible diversity of marine creatures. Come meet some of the most charismatic species.
As the world’s population increases and industry expands, our oceans are vulnerable to many pressures.