MAPUNGUBWE REVISITED - A UNIQUE CONSERVATION SCULPTURE
800 years ago, a little gold rhino was placed in the royal grave at Mapungubwe, an important piece of African cultural history which inspired me to create ‘Mapungubwe Revisited’. This sculpture not only embodies the magnificent rhino, but also offers reflection on our inter-connected place in the world. It will be released in a limited edition of 100 with proceeds donated to rhino conservation.
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SACRED OCEAN - GLOBAL VOICES AGAINST THE CRUELTY OF WHALING
In 2008 Archbishop Tutu launched Noel’s Sacred Ocean anti-whaling sculpture campaign at the Two Oceans Aquarium. Created in partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Sacred Ocean and the Great Whaling Debate focus on the magnificence of whales and the imperative to bring an end to the brutal practice of commercial whaling.
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JOURNEYS IN SEARCH OF THE WHALE - RETHINKING OUR PLACE IN A CHANGING WORLD
The voice of Sacred Ocean, this unique Audio Visual experience is presented by Noel with the vision of inspiring a closer connection with the living world around us.
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THE WHALE SHOW
This acclaimed 25-minute Audio-Visual presentation takes the viewer below the surface and into the fascinating ocean world of whales and dolphins, with a special focus on the visiting southern right whales. Shown daily in the Whale Museum in Hermanus and in the Whale Well of the Iziko South African Museum.
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WINDOWS ON THE OCEANS
An innovative conservation and awareness exhibition that focused on the whales and dolphins of southern Africa, taking the audience into the ocean realm where they could learn more about the over eighty-four different cetacean species found in the waters of the globe.
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THE IFAW WHALE WALK
A series of information boards were positioned along the cliff path in Hermanus, enhancing the whale watching experience for visitors to the shores of Walker Bay.
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THE BENGUELA DOLPHIN PROJECT
A range of educational materials were produced focusing on the cetaceans of the Benguela Current ecosystem.
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THE GREAT WHITE SHARK
A series of conservation and awareness boards that focus on the biology, ecology and conservation of the Great White Shark were specially created for the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.
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Ocean Encounters is a unique visual display that explores the world of whales and dolphins, with the intention of awakening in the viewer a fascination for the marine mammals of our blue planet.
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INVOLVEMENT OVER THE YEARS
Noel and Belinda have been involved in a wide range of programmes and activities that have focused on conserving whales and dolphins and their marine habitats.
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