Education

World Turtle Day: turtle hatchling killed by plastic pollution

World Turtle Day celebrates these noble animals and encourages people to take action to help protect them from the perils of plastic.

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Five uShaka Sea World staff to tackle 120km Penguin Promises Waddle

Five uShaka Sea World representatives will be among the “waddlers” this year: Gabby Harris, who will be walking for the seventh time; Colette Bodenstaff, on her second walk; and Martin Reed, Ramini Naidoo and Mbali Mtshali on their maiden walks.

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Sign up for our Marine Ecology Course

  • 20 April 2017 | SAAMBR | Category: Education

uShaka Sea World’s Education Centre will be hosting the first of two annual Marine Ecology Courses, starting in May this year.

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SAAMBR lauds its second Living Legend: Dennis King

SAAMBR’s second Living Legend, Dennis King, is best known for his passion for fish and his amazing skill as an underwater photographer.

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Saving South African frogs, one frog at a time

As an indicator species, frogs tell us whether our planet is doing well or if we are in trouble. Right now the message from frogs is that we need to take better care of our wetlands and water resources. With frogs’ importance in mind and to encourage people to love frogs and take care of their habitats, uShaka Sea World will be celebrating National Frogs’ Day from 24 to 27 February 2017.

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Workshop focuses on first aid for stranded marine animals

Every year an average of 35 marine animals wash on to the shore along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline. These animals include whales, dolphins, seals, whale sharks, turtles, penguins, gannets and cormorants.

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Thandi the turtle mascot drives a litter-free message

  • 17 January 2017 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Thandi (whose name means “love” in Zulu) is a shy young turtle that loves young people, is passionate about the marine environment and troubled by the amount of litter on our beaches.

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Kids' Marine Course fosters marine-minded adults

  • 14 December 2016 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

The Marine Kids’ Course held from 6 to 12 December saw 70 young children aged between 8 and 12 immersed in the magic of the marine world.

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Get your 2017 SAAMBR calendar now!

  • 08 December 2016 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

SAAMBR has once again produced an inspirational conservation calendar featuring uShaka Sea World animals. This 2017 marine calendar is produced each year by uShaka Sea World staff and is sold both before and after daily dolphin presentations.

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SAAMBR produces conservation posters on marine species

Last week the SAAMBR team, together with representatives from KZN Slots, visited four rural schools to take them an educational resource and to deliver a series of specially designed posters featuring different local marine animals.

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Bony fish

There is a great diversity of bony fish species. Some…

Meet our dolphins

Gambit is believed to be the largest bottlenose dolphin in…

Gambit the dolphin – a living legend at 41

A special birthday is being celebrated today at uShaka Sea…

Sardines

Sardines are small silver fish that are also known as…

Mazda Wildlife Fund supports ORI Coral Reef Research

The Mazda Wildlife Fund has supported the Oceanographic Research Institute’s…

uShaka Sea World is celebrating African Penguin Awareness Day on Saturday 8th October 2011

Penguins are our business. We all need healthy oceans to…

Why care about the oceans?

Not many people realise that carbon emissions are harming the…

Eco House opens in February

The Eco House in the aquarium will show you how…