Education

SAAMBR celebrates 20 years of marine education outreach

  • 02 December 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

The Education Centre at uShaka Marine world was abuzz with excitement on 27 November as teachers, dignitaries, sponsors, marine conservationists and educators gathered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Sea World Outreach Programme.

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Emsengeni Primary School wins 9th Annual Marine Competition

  • 01 November 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

uShaka Sea World’s Education Department hosted its 9th Annual Marine Competition on 25 October 2013, to coincide with Marine Month.

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IPSO State of the Oceans Report: SAAMBR comment

The recently released State of the Oceans Report makes very sobering reading. Compiled by the world-renowned scientists who make up the International Programme on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), the report explains that the health of the oceans is deteriorating faster than was previously thought.

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Support African Penguin Awareness Day on Saturday

The only place in the world where you’ll find the endangered African penguin is off the coast of Southern Africa.

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Kids delight in the aquarium by night

More than 160 children enjoyed an aquarium tour by night at uShaka Sea World as part of the third Spar Future Warrior Environmental Conference, which took place in Durban from 24 to 27 September 2013.

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uShaka Sea World teams up with Woolworths and MySchool

  • 27 September 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

This year uShaka Sea World joined up with the Woolworths Making the Difference Education Programme and MySchool who brought 450 learners and their teachers to participate in the 2013 International Beach Clean Up.

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Aquarium staff teach learners about greening on Arbor Day

  • 11 September 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Ask any rural learner in Grade 3 why trees are important and they will tell you that trees give us oxygen, fruit and shade – three good reasons to be celebrating Arbor Week.

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Marine course for diving enthusiasts

Calling all divers and undersea enthusiasts: uShaka Sea World’s Education Centre will be hosting its popular annual Basic Marine Ecology Course from 5 September this year.

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Annual check up for the rays – a photo essay

In preparation for the rays’ annual medical check-ups at uShaka Sea World, a team of approximately 25 staff members gather around the top of the Open Ocean exhibit.

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Giant spider crab sheds its shell

  • 07 August 2013 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

One of uShaka Sea World’s giant spider crabs moulted recently, an intricate process that took seven hours and left behind a perfect replica of the arthropod.

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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…