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Running group sponsors nine hectares to rid Marion Island of its albatross-killing mice as a long-term member turns 80 According to co-founder, Ken Andrew,“the Rondebosch Rocky Road Runners” consists of friends who enjoy running together, providing support and encouragement to each other in an attempt to remain fit, healthy and sane”.  As well as running […]

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It is with sadness that we share the passing of Prof Pieter Stoker on Tuesday, 08 November 2022. Prof Stoker became part of research in Antarctica in 1959 and since 1964 his group was formally involved in research in the South African National Committee on Antarctic Research (SANCAR), currently the South African National Antarctic Programme […]

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The Mouse-Free Marion Project’s campaign worked hard through social media with daily postings to Facebook and Instagram; a gam of juvenile Wandering Albatrosses displaying on Marion Island; photograph by Tom Peschak Last month the Mouse-Free Marion Project made it into the final round of the 2022 European Outdoor Conservation Association’s (EOCA) latest project funding vote. […]