The DICT deploy VEMCO VR2 listening stations.

September 13, 2013 by dyertrust

Thursday, 12th September 2013, marked a revolutionary event in terms of data collection around Dyer Island. A line of five VEMCO VR2w listening stations were successfully deployed, by the Dyer Island Conservation Trusts research team and Marine Dynamics, to the south of Dyer Island. Each station is able to detect the coded ultrasonic signal from a range of tagged fish species such as white sharks, ragged tooth sharks, dusky kob, leervis (garrick), and white steenbras as well as other marine animals like turtles.

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International Researchers Visit the DICT with Nat Geo

September 11, 2013 by dyertrust

National Geographic and Researchers from Stanford University visits the DICT to film a new documentary and conduct research into thebehaviorof Great White Sharks.

The first few weeks in August 2013 the Dyer Island Conservation Trust hosted Adrian Gleiss and Taylor Chapple from the Stanford University as part of a National Geographic expedition to Gansbaai, South Africa.

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National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration

September 09, 2013 by dyertrust

 

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Cooking with Sustainable Marine Resources

September 04, 2013 by dyertrust

On Tuesday, 3rd September 2013, the internationally acclaimed MasterChef series broadcast their visit to the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.

Ozzy Osman, a 22 year old accounting student from Johannesburg, was one of the final five contestants on MasterChef SA on Tuesday 27th August 2013.

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