Animals in distress?

Dec 1, 2020 | News

What should you do if you find a penguin/seabird/seal/turtle in distress on the beach?  Thank you to the NRSI for allowing us to link to their newsletter. 

Think pink for life-saving rescue buoys this summer
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Think pink for life-saving rescue buoys this summer

Pink Rescue Buoys prevent drowning: ahead of the holiday season, we’ve launched a nationwide campaign to spread this message far and wide. Find out how you can help!

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Kayaker rescued after shark nabs paddle

A shark got hold of a fisherman’s prize catch and pulled him out to sea. Our Oyster Bay crew managed to find him against the odds…

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How the NSRI helps rescue whales

Disentanglement is a tricky but hugely rewarding task. Learn how we help free up to 15 whales annually.

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What to do if you find an animal in distress

What should you do if you come across a marine bird or animal in distress? To mark National Marine Week last month, we created a series of informative posters to answer this question – from penguins and seabrids to seals and turtles.

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10 water-safety tips everyone should know this summer

As summer temperatures soar and a holiday spirit sets in, it’s more important than ever to adopt a safety mindset when out and about near water.

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Discover our inland bases: Vaal Dam

Did you know that the NSRI has inland stations at five major dams across South Africa? Learn about the lifesaving work of the crew at Station 22 on the Vaal Dam.

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Meet lifeguard Paul Makupula

Before his NSRI training, Paul didn’t know how to swim. Now he’s a senior lifeguard with dozens of rescues under his belt. Read his inspiring story.

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