Fossils of the lowly frog indicate that the evolution of South Africa's west coast winter rainfall pattern is more complex, and possibly occurred much later, than previously thought
Young African penguins are following the usual cues to feeding grounds only to find that the sources of food in these places is no longer available. This is devastating for their numbers.
The Agulhas Current is important to South Africa for a variety of reasons. Studying how it impacts the coast has been difficult using traditional methods. But gliders are changing that.