Two intern positions available for 2015 @SharkSpotters – Communications Assistant and Research Assitant/Technician

Two intern positions available for 2015 – Communications Assistant and Research Assistant/Technician   Shark Spotters has two internship positions available for new graduates in 2015 as part of the City of Cape Town’s Urban Sustainability Internship Programme. We are looking for recent graduates for the following positions, details of which are given at the end of this...

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Shark Spotters & City of Cape Town win Eco-Innovation award for the Fish Hoek Shark Exclusion Barrier

Shark Spotters & City of Cape Town win Eco-Innovation award for the Fish Hoek Shark Exclusion Barrier

Shark Spotters and City of Cape Town win Eco-Innovation award for Fish Hoek shark exclusion barrier! ISSUED 22 SEPTEMBER 2014 After a nail biting month of anticipation City of Cape Town & Shark Spotters have been announced as the winners of the  2014 Eco-Logic Awards Eco-Innovation Category, sponsored by EcoAfrika Coatings.  Celebrities, senior government officials, representatives from...

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Shark Attack Incident Report – Muizenberg 1 August 2014

CITY OF CAPE TOWN MUIZENBERG SHARK ATTACK INCIDENT REPORT REVIEW OF EVENTS 1 AUGUST 2014   INTRODUCTION At approximately 14:00 on Friday 1 August 2014, a 20 year old male, Mathew Smithers was bitten by a Great White Shark at Muizenberg Beach while surfing. The victim sustained serious injuries to both his legs. The purpose of the review is to establish: The facts and ensure that the correct...

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Shark Spotters attend #Sharks14 International conference in Durban

Shark Spotters attend #Sharks14 International conference in Durban   The Shark Spotting research and management team are currently in Durban attending the world renowned Sharks International conference. Over 300 of the worlds leading shark and ray scientists from 28 different countries have come together to share ideas, update information and report on the latest progress of their scientific...

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No spotter operating at The Hoek, Noordhoek, over winter

NO SPOTTER OPERATING AT THE HOEK, NOORDHOEK, OVER WINTER   There will be no Shark Spotters operating at the Hoek, Noordhoek between 1 June and 30 August 2014. Spotting services will resume in Noordhoek on 1 September 2014. This is due to a combination of the adverse weather conditions for the spotters on that location, very low water user numbers, and relatively low risk of shark activity at...

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