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Eco-Marine talks
Saturday 30 September 2017, 11:00am - 03:00pm
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Date: 30 September 2017

Where: Lecture Room, Whale House ( Limited space)

 Duration of Talks: 20 Minutes Q&A - 10 minutes

MT Els

11h00

Dr Els Vermeulen: Research Manager, Mammal Research Institute Whale Unit

Getting to know the southern right whales: from whaling to research, from local to global

 

 

MT Ail

12h00

Alison Towner: White shark biologist at the Dyer Island Conservation Trust / Marine Dynamics

Alison handled the retrievals and dissection of four white sharks that washed up on the Overstrand coastline. Learn more about what is the world’s first recorded necropsy of white sharks linked to Orca predation and the subsequent impacts.

 

 

MT Thareena13hOO

Theanette Staal: Veterinary Nurse at the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary (APSS)

APSS is dedicated to the conservation of the African penguin & other seabirds. A priority is to regrow the population of penguins on Dyer Island. Learn more about this crucial rehabilitation centre.

 

 

MT meredith14h00

Meredith Thornton: Dyer Island Conservation Trust

Whales of the Overstrand: An elusive giant, a winged whale and a conservation success story

 

 

MT Dickie15h00

Dickie Chivell: Conservationists/ Shark Week ambassador

“Shark Week is just little bit of science & a lot of WOW!”

You might have seen him from 2014-2016 on Shark Week doing crazy stunts with White Sharks.

 This life changing experiences have concreted Dickie as a true ambassador of marine conservation.

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