Shark Encounters (of the friendly kind)
Cape RADD’s Mike Barron took journalists out on a benthic shark survey to record the diversity and abundance of these endemic and lesser known sharks… Read More!
National Geographic WILD: When Sharks Attack: Cape Terror
South Africa’s magnificent Western Cape, famed for its wide sandy beaches, sunny climate and powerful surf. But in the last decade alone there have been twenty-seven shark attacks, including eleven fatalities and two amputations. And the numbers keep growing. Why is South Africa’s Western Cape so deadly?… Read More!
We joined Cape Research and Diver Development in a marine conservation-based citizen science adventure to count the fish and sharks of False Bay in the nutrient-rich waters… Read More!
Cape Town Summer Must Dos
Take a peek below the surface with Cape RADD’s snorkeling adventures in the Kelp Forests. Swim through the unique underwater world at Simon’s Town’s Windmill Beach. Diving experience is not required for snorkeling but if you’re interested in a scuba diving session, you’ll need to have a certified diver… Read More!
The Travelers Blueprint
Dylan Irion is a marine scientist and Save Our Seas Foundation project leader working towards a PhD that aims to unravel the drivers of Great White Shark population dynamics in South Africa… Listen Here!
Tonight With Lester Kiewit
The 5th annual Southern African Shark & Ray Symposium invited experts from all
aspects of marine ecology and ocean resource development to share their knowledge
and experience in these fields to better elucidate the fundamental links between
elasmobranchs and the blue economy… Listen Here!
Scuba Careers: Marine Biology with Michael Barron
We spoke to Michael Barron, co-founder of Cape RADD, about his experience working in marine biology, his thoughts on citizen science, and tips for budding marine biologists… Read More!
For the Love of Marine
Marine biologist, co-founder and course director of Cape RADD, Mike Barron, says the community can get involved by joining local beach cleanups and marine events, picking up litter on their own trips, and making sure they reduce their use of single-use plastics… Read More!
University of Washington blog
Past Cape RADD student Amanda Gardiner wrote a Top Banana blog about her experience here at Cape RADD and all the exciting research and fun activities she got up to whilst on the marine field course… Read More!
Lunch with Pippa Hudson: Pippa’s Planet
Mike Barron was interviewed about Cape RADD’s Citizen Science program and the call to action to Cape Town’s ocean lovers!
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Great white’s jump raises eyes… Read More!
South African scientists trial humane shark deterrents
Orca-patterned wetsuits and shark-friendly nets among proliferation of research trials… Read More!
Ocean’s supersized star spotted
Oprah, a great white shark, was one of 36 tagged in Western Cape from March to May 2012… Read More!