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Nurdles: 7.2 tons collected so far

More than 7.2 tons of nurdles – the plastic pre-production pellets that washed out to sea in a storm three months ago – have since been collected from KwaZulu-Natal beaches

9 January 2018 | The Mercury

Penguin recovers from bite wounds

A juvenile African penguin – found on a South Coast beach earlier this month – is recovering from its bite wounds at a Durban marine rehabilitation centre

26 December 2017 | The Mercury

#Nurdles: Four tons retrieved so far

More than four tons of plastic pellets – known as “nurdles” – have been recovered since an epic storm in October led to their disastrous spill in the Durban harbour

3 December 2017 | Environment