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Are you ready to get your waddle on for a good cause? Join us for the annual Waddle for a Week, raising awareness of the plight of the endangered African penguin. The event, co-ordinated by the Aquarium’s very own Hayley McLellan, is about taking conservation awareness to the streets.
Show your support for Cape Town and a sustainable future powered by renewable energy by voting in WWF’s “We Love Cities” campaign. Fourteen participating countries around the world have cities in the running to be crowned the most loveable, sustainable city, a title that the winner will hold from Earth Hour 2014 (happening on 29 March) until Earth Hour 2015.
A group of volunteers and young biologists huddled around the Hi-Tec Microscope Exhibit recently and were captivated as Maryke Musson, Assistant Curator at the Aquarium, told them about a new display at the exhibit.
And when she revealed the animals in the display, there were gasps of surprise, and then awe.
Are you ready to get your waddle on for a good cause? Join us for the annual Waddle for a Week, raising awareness for a good cause – the plight of the endangered African penguin. The event, coordinated by the Aquarium’s very own Hayley McLellan, is about taking conservation awareness to the streets.
The plastic shopping bag has proven to be both a blessing and a curse in its lifetime. The various uses for this bag provide undeniable convenience and yet the overall negative impact of it has long outweighed the perceived benefits.
This short documentary, created by second year UCT film student Fritz Bucker and team, gives an overview of some of the pressing issues and supports why it is definitely time to Rethink the Bag.