The country's land mammals draw crowds to wildlife reserves and national parks, but there are fearsome predators lurking just outside Cape Town, as James Litston discovered on a waterborne safari in False Bay
The whales endured a long ordeal as rescue teams fought to untangle the mammals from the nets using hook knives
The orca has drowned a trainer, a homeless man and was linked to the death of a third woman in 1991
'We’re asking our community turn their attention to – and help save – a different type of blowhole'
CND says the action was not organised by them
Experts found killer whales, bottlenose dolphins and striped dolphins had highest concentrations of PCB in their blubber
People associated with the group have been involved in a range of campaigns in recent weeks, including high profile attacks on Isis
'We’d like to find out how the marine ecosystem of the Antarctic Ocean is actually shifting,' says Japanese representative
Scientists believe the Sei whale may have died of old age
The substance is used to preserve the scent of perfume
Hundreds of dolphins are killed in a remote Japanese bay during hunting season. The town argues it is an important tradition, but conservationists maintain the bloody practice is inhumane
Conservationists warn the captive selection process will begin again tomorrow
Anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they shot the footage showing dead whales in pools of blood
Sea Shepherd would aim to scupper missions by any means, whether it was throwing foul-smelling acid or sinking ships. At what point did you join?
Taiji will continue to hunt small whales and dolphins despite project
Campaigners urge UK firm to halt imports from Icelandic fishing giant with links to whalers