Yearly Archives: 2011

The Ripple Effect supports Great White Shark Research

The Ripple Effect supports Great White Shark ResearchNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustThe Ripple Effect runs on a simple idea that you can make a difference by doing what you love. Started by Simon Borchert and Toni Enderli, they lead a group of passionate swimmers by arranging various events. On the 22nd October, they hosted the only organised 10km swim in South [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) supports DICT

The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) supports DICTNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustDICT was recently awarded a grant of R562 500 (Five hundred and sixty two thousand five hundred rand) from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF). The funding has been granted to help with operational costs including salaries and web administration; support great white shark research; the development and [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Blue Flag Beach Programme in partnership with DICT

Blue Flag Beach Programme in partnership with DICTNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustThe Dyer Island Conservation Trust (DICT) in association with Overstrand Municipality, Gansbaai Administration established the Fishing Line Recovery Program (FLRP) in 2010 along the Gansbaai shoreline, with specially designed disposal bins. This innovative project aims to reduce the severe environmental damage caused by discarded fishing line on our coastline. Monofilament [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Blue Flag Beach Programme in partnership with DICT

Blue Flag Beach Programme in partnership with DICTNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustThe Dyer Island Conservation Trust (DICT) in association with Overstrand Municipality, Gansbaai Administration established the Fishing Line Recovery Program (FLRP) in 2010 along the Gansbaai shoreline, with specially designed disposal bins. This innovative project aims to reduce the severe environmental damage caused by discarded fishing line on our coastline. Monofilament [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

2011 International Coastal Cleanup

2011 International Coastal CleanupNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustHere are the results of the South African 2011 International Coastal Cleanup (click on picture to download results). We have seen growth in numbers and our impact and it is only thanks to people wanting to make a difference. Marine debris serves as the scream of a social problem of littering and not caring. [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

2011 International Coastal Cleanup

2011 International Coastal CleanupNovember 15, 2011 by dyertrustHere are the results of the South African 2011 International Coastal Cleanup (click on picture to download results). We have seen growth in numbers and our impact and it is only thanks to people wanting to make a difference. Marine debris serves as the scream of a social problem of littering and not caring. [...]

Nov 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|

ISA CARSTENS ACADEMY SUPPORT THE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUIN

ISA CARSTENS ACADEMY SUPPORT THE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUINSeptember 19, 2011 by dyertrustIsa Carstens Academy supports theAfrican penguin. Known in Stellenbosch for their black and white uniform, they long ago earned the nickname of penguins.With their latest donation to the Trust of R11 852 (a collection from students matched by the Academy), they now own 40 penguin homes. The Trust established the [...]

Sep 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|

ISA CARSTENS ACADEMY SUPPORT THE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUIN

ISA CARSTENS ACADEMY SUPPORT THE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUINSeptember 19, 2011 by dyertrustIsa Carstens Academy supports theAfrican penguin. Known in Stellenbosch for their black and white uniform, they long ago earned the nickname of penguins.With their latest donation to the Trust of R11 852 (a collection from students matched by the Academy), they now own 40 penguin homes. The Trust established the [...]

Sep 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|

August is a busy month with our volunteers and interns

August is a busy month with our volunteers and internsSeptember 18, 2011 by dyertrustAugust was a great month for the volunteers and interns. We had loads of sea time and little time on land.Sharon and Stephen from the UK, was our first married couple to join our programme. They were a real asset to our programme and always hard at work [...]

Sep 18th, 2011|Uncategorized|

BEACHED DECEASED WHALE AT ROMANS BAY

WHALE FESTIVAL 24-27 SEPTEMBERSeptember 23, 2009 by dyertrustDICTwill be at the Whale Festival 24-27 September in Hermanus, at the Enviro Expo marquee on the lawn in front of the Village Square Waterfront Piazza.Fascinating talks on the Marine Big 5 will be held on the Saturday and SundayToreadmore& see the scheduled programme go to.Gansbaai,Western Cape,South Africa15th-18thApril 2009The 2ndInternational African Penguin Conference, organized [...]

Aug 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|