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Huge sea lashes Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 8 June 2017

Nature's Revenge

written by Chris Fallows

Nature's Revenge. As a person who has in one way or another been entirely dependent on the moods of the weather to make a living for my entire life I guess it comes as no surprise that really big weather fascinates and excites me. When most peopl...

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large pod of pilot whales

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Seconds's Anyone?

written by Chris Fallows

Over the years Monique and I have spent a significant amount of time exploring the offshore waters off Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, the South Western tip of Africa. It is here where mixing waters caused by upwelling, different tongues of...

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Silky shark baitball

Trip ReportsPosted on: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Apex Sardine Run Expedition 1

written by Chris Fallows

Apexs Sardine Run has begun. Heading out of the Buffalo river mouth in East London on day one was an adventure into the unknown. Being the first group up in the area we were hoping for some early season action. With a rumor of an early flush of sa...

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great white sharks carcass, orca predation on great white shark

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 16 May 2017

ORCA PREDATIONS ON GREAT WHITE SHARKS, GANSBAAI

written by Monique Fallows

It would be fair to say that if you havent heard about the 3 confirmed Orca predations on Great White Sharks that have recently taken place in Southern Cape waters you must have been hiding under a rock somewhere. This devastatingly interesting ne...

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Shark cage diving industry

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 15 May 2017

Shark Cage Diving Industry: Pros & Cons

written by Monique Fallows

It seems with the advent of social media, more and more tourist videos of Great white sharks getting into shark cages and sharks thrashing around on baits injuring themselves as they knock against boats, are going viral with many viewers questioni...

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Sea smoke in the Arctic

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 12 May 2017

Svalbard Arctic Adventure: Part 3

written by Monique Fallows

Part 3 We steamed northwards to the North West corner where we were hoping to find the pack ice. Polar bears are often found floating on ice floes as they move around searching for seals. The conditions however were not on our side. The Polar i...

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Polar bear trip to Svalbard

Trip ReportsPosted on: Monday, 1 May 2017

Svalbard Arctic Adventure: Part 2

written by Monique Fallows

A Celebration of Polar Bears! On leaving Longyearbyen we had headed to a Fjord system just to the south and the modus operandi was to search the various protected fingers of the fjords. We moved into the next fjord system overnight and already f...

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Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 21 April 2017

Svalbard Arctic Adventure

written by Monique Fallows

Part 1 Seeing a Polar Bear in the flesh has been a lifelong dream for me. When I was growing up our next door neighbour/ third Grandmother, Mrs Denby had an absolute passion for Polar Bears. As such she had dozens and dozens of polar bear figur...

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Seal Island

Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Shark Bytes March 2017

written by Monique Fallows

Please forgive my silence over the past 2 months. An exciting but heavy travel schedule means we have been out of the office for most of the year thus far but the disappointing news is that the Great white sharks have not as yet returned to Seal I...

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Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 17 March 2017

When Sharks go bump in the night………

written by Chris Fallows

For many, the thought of plunging into inky black waters with excited hungry sharks swimming all around, and sometimes into you, might not be their cup of tea but it was for me about as good as it could get. Throughout the day we had watched the ...

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