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#dontspoiltheendgame

Elelwani Makhuvha
4 June 2019

Spoilers to my former self

Firstly I’d like to commend you for making this brave decision to come here, your courage and sense of adventure amazes me (well amazes you, same thing).

1st...

“Every Breath You Take…”

Faye Hudson
4 June 2019

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – 5th JUNE 2019 – “BEAT AIR POLLUTION”

 

Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths...

PARADISE - 2 week at NVT

Craig Bradbury
2 May 2019

Before I got to the valley

I flew from Birmingham (UK) via Dubai to Johannesburg - Jan 22nd. I spent 6 weeks living with my cousin, in Tarleton - about 2 hours drive from the airport OR Tambo. ...

World Earth Day 2019 - In Your Hands

Craig Bradbury
24 April 2019

"The continuation of our civilisations, and the natural world upon which we depend, is in your hands." Sir David Attenborough.

Earth Day has been celebrated annually - 22nd April, since 1970.

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World Whale Day 2019 – Giants of the Ocean

Caitlin Kensett Smith
20 February 2019

Humback Whale Photo credit: Dr. Gwen Penry

Did you know, the largest animal to ever live on earth is the Blue Whale. It is so massive that their tongue alone can weigh as much as an elephant,...

World Environmental Education Day 2019

Jackson Werts
28 January 2019

In a world that caters to the needs of a constantly growing population, the environment rarely comes first; every day more urban areas arise, and more rural areas are developed. Environmental...

Penguin Awareness Day 2019

Jackson Werts
18 January 2019

With the approach of January 20th, the conservation community is celebrating Penguin Awareness Day. Before I get into penguin awareness, I would like to just explain the importance of all...

From Crawfish to Mosquito fish

Olivia Saacke
6 December 2018

After leaving Natures Valley a little over a week ago, I already miss waking up to the sound of birds outside my window, swimming in the estuary, the zebra fudge squares from Nature’s Way...

Nurdles: not your average ocean plastic

Rosamond Clay
9 October 2018

 

Nurdles are so small that even when you're looking for them they can be hard to see.

Someone with an interest in ocean or coastal conservation may have heard of a nurdle, a common type of...

Baie Dankie

Christina Hoang
17 September 2018

Although I came to Nature’s Valley to intern as a marine debris analyst, I also felt the need to get away from my home because I felt absolutely consumed by it. Regardless of my reason for...