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Seventy Endangered African Penguins Released Back on Dyer Island

The African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary have returned another 16 African penguins to their home on Dyer Island this weekend. The first batch of 41 young African penguins was released on the island, last week Saturday 19 November. A total of 120 chicks were removed since the beginning of November and hand-raised at the African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary (APSS), a [...]

Nov 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Baby Alert – We need your help!

Help us rescue, feed and rehabilitate our 2022 batch of African penguin chicks. On Saturday 5 November, the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary - APSS, with the help of CapeNature retrieved 48 African penguin chicks from Dyer Island.  Another 16 penguin chicks were removed from the island on Tuesday 8 November.  The chicks are currently at the sanctuary where they will [...]

Lions, Bones & Bullets

What do canned trophy hunting, deadly infectious diseases and Traditional Chinese Medicine have in common? Lions. The new investigative documentary, Lions, Bones & Bullets uncovers an elaborate, international wildlife fraud with an annual turnover of nearly 100 million U.S. dollars. On Tuesday 1 November, Marine Dynamics and Dyer Island Conservation Trust, hosted our final Marine Evening for 2022, with the screening [...]

Pearly to Point Run – for Marine Conservation!

On 5 April, Dyer Island Conservation Trust received an email from Leon Kriel, who spends his weekends with his retired folks in Pearly Beach.  According to Leon, “Pearly Beach is where I find peace of mind; I was 5 months old when my parents took me camping for the first time. And it’s at this exact campsite, where my parents met [...]