14.09.-21.09.2019: Our marine biologist Angela Ziltener was again aboard at ScubaSpa YANG in order to help the guest to approach and learn more about dolphins and other marine life like mantas, turtle and coral reefs. At the same time, Project AWARE organized together with PADI a clean-up awareness week all over the world and our group was part of it. We cleaned up islands and collected trash during our dives how it should be every time.
27.07.2019: From the 14.9.-21.9.2019 our biologist Angela Ziltener will guide a group in the Maldives with the boat "ScubaSpa" www.scubaspa.com and talks about interesting things about the biology of whales, dolphins and other marine life such as mantas, sharks and corals. She also presents their threats and conservation efforts and how to interact with marine life in a responsible way.
We are looking forward to seeing you on board!
05. – 07.07.2019:Dolphin Watch Alliance participated at the traditional «Züri – Fäscht» together with Shark Project to sensitize people about the marine life and its threats. We thank all our helpers, cooperation partners, supporters, visitors and in particular Tauchsport Käser Zürich AG for the hospitality at the stand.
14.06.-24.06.2019:Dolphin Watch Alliance supports the awareness project in El Gouna: “Care for Dolphins”. A group of 12 artists and participants led by Canadian choreographer Benoit Lechambre spent two weeks on a journey of sound and movement exploration inspired by experiencing the Red Sea's marine life, dolphins and El Gouna's natural surroundings. One of the goal was communicating science to the public through art – a new approach to raise awareness about dolphins and the environment, the Code of Conduct for wildlife encounters and conservation efforts. Our biologist Angela Ziltener presented these important issues and guided the group at sea.
05.05.2019: We joined the famous German moderator and documentary filmmaker Dirk Steffens with his team for few day at the Red Sea, Egypt. It was a very successful trip and we are looking forward to watch the outcome next year at Terra X / ZDF!
01.04.2019: DWA biologist Angela Ziltener was invited as a keynote speaker at the opening of the Sadat City University Conference which was held in Hurghada from April 1 until April 3 2019. She was presenting the ongoing study of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in the Red Sea and the conservation management plan in the area.
At the conference, many topics from different fields were discussed such as water resources, management and its sustainability, new and renewable energy, climate change and environmental impact assessment, as well as biodiversity and biosecurity, geology, environment, human development and many other themes.