Dolphins under the sea

How frustrating is it to have a conversation while someone is jackhammering nearby? Or drilling perhaps? You have to raise your voice, repeat your words, and even then the person you are talking to might misunderstand what you are trying to convey. Or perhaps your response is that of my Mom’s regarding my music habits READ MORE

Noise in the marine environment.

The marine environment is threatened by overfishing, ocean acidification, chemical pollution  and plastic debris . Another significant problem faced by the marine environment is ever increasing noise levels. Most humans are unaware of these sounds and it appears that the ocean is quiet. Natural sounds such as the calls of whales and dolphins are familiar READ MORE

The winter birds

Winter has arrived in Plettenberg Bay, and with winter comes the Humpback whales and Southern Right whales. We also see different types of birds, like the albatrosses, Petrels and Skuas that comes closer to shore. The most stunning one is the albatross that glide through the air in a magical way.