Dyer Island acoustic receiver roll over

December 08, 2014 by dyertrust

1-DSC_0382Monday the 8th of December, as Kleinbaai harbor is bustling with busy with holiday makers, our biologists and volunteers launched the DICT research boat Lwazi in order to retrieve and re-deploy the listening stations behind Dyer Island.

 

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Sylvia Earle Visit the DICT and Marine Dynamics

December 07, 2014 by dyertrust

Visionaries in the Field of Conservation come together in Kleinbaai to celebrate the launch of the Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot.


It is every conservationists dream to meet their Icon in the field in which they specialize, meeting them is special, but having the opportunity to host an array of conservation visionaries for a morning is an honour very few people are bestowed with.

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer and Ocean Guardian and founder of the Mission Blue Hope Spot Initiative, visited the Overstrand to launce our newly proclaimed Cape Whale Coast Hope Spot. On Sunday, 7th December 2014, she was hosted at the Great White House in Kleinbaai where she met with Wilfred Chivell and the local like minded supporters of marine conservation.

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Stories of Help - FNB Protects Penguins...

December 02, 2014 by dyertrust

Thousands of International travelers visit South Africa every year, and in particular the Overstrand region for one of the most exilhirating expereriences of a lifetime, diving with Great White sharks.All of these travelers are exposed to our marine orientated conservation endeavors through theDyer Island Conservation Trust.

The DICT works with our local communities, as we believe that we can talk conservation all we want to, but if we do not have the supportof the local community our efforts are futile. But this is also true on a National level - there is thousands of people that never set foot along our coastline, and never hear of or can support our work, other than relying on word of mouth we do not reach many people that are inland bound in South Africa.

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