Monthly Archives: May 2016

Zambesi shark bitten by another shark (Morgan Bay, South Africa)

Museum scientist Kevin Cole received a call from Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) rangers at 9:53 am today that a shark had washed up on the rocky shores at Morgan Bay. Fortunately he was in the area on … Continue reading

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East London Museum featured in an article ‘The Shipwreck Tour’

  The June 2016 issue of SA 4X4 Overland Adventure features a well written article by journalist Andrew Stone on ‘The Shipwreck Tour’ up the Wild Coast. The article references the East London Museum as a good place to start … Continue reading

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Media report on illegal fishing along the Wild Coast

Business Day Live http://www.bdlive.co.za/ SA Naval Vessel visits Port Elizabeth in February. Picture: BRIAN WITBOOI/HERALD Navy probes fleet of Chinese trawlers off Wild Coast BY MIKE LOEWE  MAY 13 2016, 18:15 THE navy has started investigating a fleet of at least … Continue reading

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Vocational Service Award for Robert Stegmann

The museum congratulates Robert Stegmann, Manager Law Enforcement and Compliance (Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs) on receipt of a vocational service award from the Rotary Club of East London. President Luke Baisely of the Rotary Club of East London made … Continue reading

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Remembering a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale …… Morgan Bay January 2007

During a recent visit to Bird Island (Lambert’s Bay, West Coast) I was surprised to see the skeleton of a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) on display – see photo below. It reminded me of the sad occasion (21st January 2007) … Continue reading

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Enviropedia Eco-Logic Awards 2015/2016

At a recent gala event held in Cape Town, Kevin Cole (Chairperson of the Nahoon Point Nature Reserve and East London Museum scientist) received an Eco-warrior award as one of five finalists in this category at the Enviropedia Eco-Logic Awards. … Continue reading

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