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In a first for South Africa, the town of Greyton in the Western Cape will, from 3 July 2014, completely phase out single-use plastic shopping bags.
With guidance from the Two Oceans Aquarium’s Environmental Campaigner, Hayley McLellan, a group of forward-thinking residents are taking the principles of the Rethink the Bag campaign to heart, as part of one of the many creative waste-reduction programmes planned for the town.
On Tuesday 18 March the Two Oceans Aquarium received notification that a dusky dolphin had made its way into the Marina Basin next to the Aquarium.
The dolphin, estimated to be two years old, was closely observed and monitored in the hope that it would find its way back to the sea during the night, when the harbour becomes quiet.
So, you’ve decided to visit the Two Oceans Aquarium. You either go to our online shop (where tickets are 10% cheaper) or arrive at the ticket office to purchase your ticket. Either way, imagine being asked if you would like a rehabilitated turtle with your ticket? Or perhaps some pensioners joining your meander through the Aquarium? Or how about some underprivileged children to watch the shark feed with you? You might think the Aquarium had gone slightly mad if you were asked such questions.
Earth Hour is an opportunity to unite with your fellow human beings to promote a better world. Whether with your employees, colleagues, congregation, school, community group, family or friends, we can all get behind Earth Hour and take action for the planet.
On Thursday 13 March, Ocean Basket announced at the Two Oceans Aquarium that it was extending its commitment to sourcing sustainable seafood for its restaurants. As a Two Oceans Aquarium partner, we are happy to see Ocean Basket’s continued efforts to this important cause.