Worldwide Shark Mission – A Trip To The Aquarium

During our first week as Oceans Research interns, Megan and I headed to the aquarium with second-month intern Claudia, for our first shift. Our morning had an exciting start in which we were able to witness the dissection of a common smooth-hound shark. Ralph, the PhD student who had been practicing the suturing process in preparation for his study now had the opportunity to practice on a real shark that had sadly stranded earlier that year at the Klein Brak river.


We’re going to court to protect wild salmon — again.

Taking the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to court to protect wild salmon is nothing new for us.

As you might remember, last year we successfully argued that the Minister had unlawfully delegated his regulatory responsibilities to fish farm companies and won a precedent-setting legal victory.


Fragile Legacy – Diving into History

Fragile Legacy is narrated by Ted Danson and merges science, art, history and marine conservation, whilst seeking out living examples of the bizarre and beautiful sea creatures that were captured as glass reproductions by the Blaschka family 160 years ago.

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