Cape RADD

117 St George's Street, Simonstown, Cape Town, 7995, South Africa

Region Active

Africa

Education and research

Activity

Marine research, Citizen science, Marine conservation awareness and education, Scuba diving training

Description

Cape RADD is a marine field station that serves as a platform for researchers in the Cape Town and False Bay area of South Africa. They facilitate SCUBA and freediving training courses for individuals who want to learn more about the marine environment, conservation and research through hands on field experience and diver development. Their courses include training in multiple data collection and field operation techniques, and theoretical workshops and presentations from field biologists and dive experts. They also run a volunteer programme focusing of citizen science research, community awareness, conservation projects and educational outreach.