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Southern right whale with albino calf by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Listed as endangered by CITIES, the Southern Right Whale is protected in all of its known breeding grounds. It spends the summer months in the far Southern Oceans feeding and during the southern-hemisphere winter it migrates northwards to calve in the waters off Argentina, Chile, Namibia, Australia and South Africa. Current global population estimates put the total number of...
Malgas Island Cape Gannet Colony by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter chadwick.jpg
South Africa’s suite of offshore islands that lie between Lamberts Bay and Algoa Bay are largely unknown beyond their managing authorities. They are critical biodiversity hotspots protecting unique habitats and species and are in many cases the last breeding strongholds for our endemic seabirds that include the African Penguin, Cape Gannet, cormorants and terns.
African Penguin | African Conservation Photography | © Peter Chadwick
The African Penguin is the only penguin species to breed on African shores and it is largely found along the cold waters of the southwestern coastline. 
Great white shark tourism by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
Crystal clear warm tropical waters filled with teaming life and color. Healthy coral reefs frequented by high paying scuba divers is what we first conjure up when we think of eco-tourism around our Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). 
Rock Lobster fishermen return with the days catch. Paternoster Beach
Sand between your toes, the subtle taste of salt on your lips, crashing waves and the smell of the ocean breeze creeping through your senses...“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau
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