Course curriculum

    1. An Overview of South African Marine Conservation

    2. Background on South African Conservation Laws

    1. Safeguarding South African Marine Species

    2. Threats to South African Marine Species

    1. Successful Marine Conservation Strategies

    2. Challenges to Marine Conservation in South Africa

    1. Nature's Valley Trust

    1. Marine Species Guide (Birds)

    2. Coastal Birds

    3. Shore Breeding Birds

    4. Rivers and Estuaries

About this course

  • £299.00
  • 114 lessons
  • 6.5 hours of video content

Course highlights

  • Multiple projects and instructors

    A combination of projects and instructors providing multiple examples and perspectives.

  • On-demand lessons

    No need to wait for drip-fed lessons or monthly releases. Watch, read and learn on replay any time you’re ready.

  • Dynamic content

    Our dynamic lessons and content use all presentation methods possible. Some content will expand and grow and also be updated from time to time.

  • 6.5 hours of video content

    Video lessons, lectures, case studies, real life scenarios and live events.

  • 365 days of access

    With plenty of time to take advantage of all course content, you can learn at your own pace.

  • Contribute to conservation

    Our courses are designed on a social enterprise principle - your money goes to protect wildlife and the causes you care about.

Course checklist

Marine Conservation in South Africa, presented by the Marine Dynamics, Dyer Island Conservation Trust, African Penguin & Seabird Rehabilitation Centre, Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation and Nature's Valley Trust, and supported by other collaborating organisations and projects, is ideal for students of wildlife conservation and biosciences like ecology and zoology.

  • Text Lessons (on-demand)

  • Video Lessons (on-demand)

  • Lesson Transcripts (on-demand)

  • Case Studies (on-demand)

  • Quizzes (on-demand)

  • Q&A Sessions (on demand)

  • Completion Certificate

Pricing options

Pay monthly or get two months free with the annual plan!

Course Instructors

Kellyn Whitehead

TEP Consultant Instructor

Kellyn had a passion for the natural world from a young age and her passion has only continued to grow! She studied her BSc and BSc Hons in biodiversity and ecology at Stellenbosch University. Since then, Kellyn has completed an MSc in Pollination ecology with the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Kellyn worked for Nature's Valley Trust from 2014 - 2022 overseeing their Fynbos research program and their volunteer and internship program.

The Expedition Project

The EXPEDITION Project is a team of volunteers and interns whose collaborative approach has brought together a collection of world-class online and in-person opportunities. Our online course team includes: Wildlife Vet Online co-founders - Dr Nirvana Leaver, Dr Isabel Beardwood, Dr Molly Buckmaster, Dr Katrina Shlyak and Dr Yashaswini Modak. Course transcripts and quality checks - Dr Nirvana Leaver, Dr Beth Worsely-Wildman, Caela Conroy, Layla Ruggles, Max Buchan, Dr Nicole Hartman, Orla Shipway, Karina Khatic, Joshua Howell, Emma Seed and Elli Verrochi. eBooks - Max Buchan, Dr Yashaswini Modak, Orla Shipway

Course Collaborators

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"The ocean’s power of regeneration is remarkable - if we just offer it the chance." ~ Sir David Attenborough

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