“The Ocean Adventures of  Pinni, Tursi & Mydas” a book that empowers kids to be environmentally responsible

“The Ocean Adventures of Pinni, Tursi & Mydas” a book that empowers kids to be environmentally responsible

 

The drawing of a turtle illustrated by Noel Kassewitz.

Turtle illustrated by Noel Kassewitz.

 

The book is titled “The Ocean Adventures of  Pinni, Tursi & Mydas” and is written by Donna Kassewitz and illustrated by Noel Kassewitz.

It helps empower kids to be environmental stewards by gifting this book among family and friends, and buying an extra copy to donate to your local elementary school or library. The colorful characters in this story will inspire hearts and minds both in the classroom and at home!

Tursi, the bottlenose dolphin, Pinni, the sea lion and Mydas, the green sea turtle learn about the value of teamwork and friendship as they deal with the dangerous problem of plastics in the ocean. When one of them becomes entangled in plastic debris, the trio must embark on a journey to find a solution before it is too late. On the way, they encounter other ocean creatures whose lives are also endangered by plastics in the ocean. Where is all this plastic coming from? Will they find help in time?
Drawing by Noel Kassewitz.

Illustration by Noel Kassewitz.

How it came about….

This book came about because we received many emails from elementary school teachers requesting educational tools about ocean trash for their classrooms.  It was encouraging that so many teachers wanted to share this important environmental message with their students, so we decided to create this book as an interactive resource to meet this need.

 

 

 

With the assistance of an expert education consultant, the book includes many Teaching & Sharing Activities and Project Ideas to meet a variety of educational goals, as well as foster lively discussions about this topic.

All proceeds from this book go towards funding dolphin communication research, so that someday soon the dolphins can teach us what they know about healthy oceans.

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Stars of the NBA swam with us!

Stars of the NBA swam with us!

Boban Marjanovic and Matt Bonner are well know as players of the NBA from San Antonio Spurs. The Serbian professional basketball and the two time NBA champion had a blast swimming with dolphins.

Dolphin Cove Moon Palace had the pleasure to welcome this two great players who enjoyed the beautiful Jamaican island. While they were in their trip, they had the amazing opportunity to swim with this wonderful species.

They had a great time with their families and their new dolphins friends. We hope to see them back soon, so they can enjoy this experience of a lifetime again!

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World Water Day

World Water Day

On March 22 we celebrate the vital fluid of life, the largest element that our planet has: the water.

With over 70% of our planet covered by it and forming different oceans, lakes, rivers and streams, it is an essential element of our daily life, but did you know that only 2% of this liquid is drinkable? With more than 7 billion people in the world, it is a very small percentage.

That’s why in Dolphin Discovery Group we care for the conservation of the planet fluid. You can also join the #BlueTeam, it is very easy!

In order to conserve water we leave you some basic tips that will help keep the planet clean and pure for many generations:

  1. Shut off the water while you brush your teeth, wash your hands or dishes. Remember first is lather and then rinse.
  2.  If you see a water leak at home or on the street, do not hesitate to repair it. Drop by drop, the water runs out.
  3. The green gardens enchant us all, seeks to let fresh water in the afternoon, so the sun does not evaporate the water and plants can absorb more nutrients and we will use less liquid.
  4. When washing the car or bicycle, seeks to fill a bucket and use cloth and sponge. Wasting less water and more aid to the planet.
  5. Finally, teach children and adults to conserve water. Do not play with it or waste it. It is a vital liquid for life and which we want to last much longer.

Join the #BlueTeam pure and preserve our planet!

Dolphin Discovery’s youngest talent

Dolphin Discovery’s youngest talent

Dolphin Discovery is committed with the community and also aware of the idea that young adults are the present and the future of the country. For more than 4 years, the company has had a talent incubator program, which consists on incorporate university students at the workforce of the world’s largest dolphins family.

The program consists on recruiting young students for a part-time job, adapted to their school schedules to provide support in any department according to what they are studying. The company gives to the students transportation, meals, uniforms and, a monthly financial as well. If necessary they are helped with the release of their internships.

Dolphin Discovery Interns

Dolphin Discovery Interns

Dolphin Discovery Group works constantly to support talented young people; currently we have 22 students in different areas of the organization as well as on our different locations. They give us their support to different daily activities to make this company the best and largest in Latin America.

Talented young people who graduate from this great family get professional experience in the area in which they want to professionally develop themselves, giving them a great curricular value. Moreover, they have the opportunity to be incorporated a 100% to the Dolphin Discovery family in the future.

Now, if you want to be part of the #1 swimming with dolphins company, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Be currently studying the third semester of your studies program.
  • Average grade of 8.
  • Advanced English.
  • Attitude and willingness to learn.

Do you want to be part of our family? Send your résumé to auxiliar.reclutamiento@dolphindiscovery.com and contrataciones@dolphindiscovery.com

Come and be part of our family!

Dolphin Discovery Los Cabos celebrates 5 years!

Dolphin Discovery Los Cabos celebrates 5 years!

Dolphin Discovery Group was partying last February 12 celebrating five years in Los Cabos. With more than 450 guests, the celebration was filled with joy, smiles and surprises.

The party started with a photo shoot on the red carpet and then the guests were invited to enjoy various snacks and drinks. Among our guests were:

  • Lic. Daniel Uribe Tourism General Director of Los Cabos.
  • Prof. René Hernández Dir. Regional de la SEP.
  • Alfredo Sosa Artist.
  • ​Cuauhtémoc ​​Girón AMSTAR​ General Manager.
  • Jorge Chan Nexus General Sales Manager.
  • Carlos Luévanos Trafic Tours General Manager.
  • Jesús González Transcabo General Manager.
  • Efrén Archundia ​Locaciones street CSL General Promotor.
  • José Manuel Piña Grand Mayan Los Cabos MKT Manager.
  • América Olvera Hotel Beds Sales Manager.
  • Carolina Flores Gerente Villas del Palmar Referral Program Manager.
  • Zulema Navarro Coral Baja General Manager.
  • Alma Crystal Castillo Coral Baja Manager reception and activities desk.
  • Alejandro Flores Llaves de ​Oro ​​Palmilla Chief Concierges.
  • Ricardo Rico ​President of the Association of ​Concierge of Los Cabos.

The event began with some thankful words from the General and Commercial Management for these 5 years of support. Also, a recognition to Lic. Daniel Uribe, General Director of Tourism was made and who also directed a few words to the public.

In the same way, the “Dolphin Awards” were carried out, where recognition was handed to winners for their great work. Following this delivery, an incredible circus-like show began, which paid tribute to the highest grossing films in history, flooding the room with laughter and smiles.

We can say that the evening was a great success!  We thank all those who attended this amazing event and who have accompanied us over 5 years.

AMMPA Annual Meeting

AMMPA Annual Meeting

On February in the beautiful coast of the Riviera Maya, took place the annual meeting of the Alliance Marine Mammal Parks and Attractions (AMMPA), making it the first time it is held outside the United States.

With more than 60 experts from all around the world and a program of activities such as “Updates on laws and international politics” or “Status of efforts to save the manatee” receive new members from 2015 certification and renewal. Such was the case of Grupo Dolphin Discovery:

“Dolphin Discovery Group is the company that has certified more dolphinariums, we are grateful to be part of the hostes, so we included in the program of activities a guided tour of the facilities of our dolphinarium in Puerto Aventuras, headquarters of the veterinary team group as well as the breeding program of dolphins, manatees and sea lions, “said Roberto Sanchez Okrucky, Director of Dolphin Discovery Veterinary Medicine Group.

Quintana Roo is a tourist destination, with the highest number of dolphin and marine mammal parks in the country, and now that the annual meeting is happening on our shores means a major breakthrough in the field of psychological and physical health of marine mammals under human care.

AMMPA was founded in 1987 and represents marine life parks such as aquariums, zoos or animal research centers in order to establish best practices in the management of marine mammals and public education.

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