Shark Conservation Society honorary membership

Shark Conservation Society honorary membership February 18, 2013 by dyertrust Wilfred Chivell awarded honorary lifetime membership to the Shark Conservation Society! From the Shark Conservation Society press release: The board of the Society is delighted to announce that Wilfred Chivell has accepted Honorary Life Membership (HLM) of SCS. Wilfred is a committed "action type" conservationist who founded the Dyer Island Conservation [...]

International Coastal Cleanup 2014

International Coastal Cleanup 2014 September 21, 2014 by dyertrust Every year, on the 20/21st September, the world comes together to tackle one of the biggest threats our ocean faces every single day pollution. Worldwide thousands of kilograms of Plastics, Monofilament Fishing line, and a magnitude of other pollutants wash out on our beaches - every single day. This takes its toll [...]

Sulle tracce del Grande Squalo Bianco

Sulle tracce del Grande Squalo Bianco May 29, 2014 by dyertrust Il 2014 ha segnato l'undicesimo anno del Dr. Primo Micarelli per tornare a Kleinbaai in Sud Africa e per continuare i suoi studi sul comportamento e la biologia dei grandi squali bianchi. Il Dr. Micarelliil Coordinatore e Responsabile Scientifico della spedizione scientifica italiana denominata "Sulle tracce del Grande Squalo Bianco [...]

Critically Endangered Turtle saved!!!!

Critically Endangered Turtle saved!!!! September 12, 2014 by dyertrust On Thursday, 10th September 2014, Mr. Jacques Viviers who is a commercial fisherman in Gansbaai contacted the Dyer Island Conservation Trust about a sea turtle which was floating the Gansbaai harbor, amongst the trawlers. On arrival, our rescuers Pieter, Kira and Star were shown a medium sized turtle floating close to one [...]

Faces of Need Penguin Project- Making a difference?

Faces of Need Penguin Project- Making a difference? January 17, 2013 by dyertrust With a conservation status of Endangered, and few remaining colonies in tact along the South African and Namibian coastline, it is inspiring to see to what lengths businesses will go to make a difference in the lives of the African Penguin. One of the biggest threats these birds [...]

Oct 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

SAVE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUINS B y Aditi Deokar

SAVE ENDANGERED AFRICAN PENGUINS B y Aditi Deokar In February 2013 we brought you The African Penguins on Dyer Island, South Africa, can hear a strong little heart beating more than 14 500km away This strong little heart belongs to a bushy tailed, bright eyed, little lady, by the name of Aditi Deokar. Aditi is a 7 year old, grade 4 [...]

Oct 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Southern Right Whale Annual Aerial Survey

Southern Right Whale Annual Aerial Survey October 11, 2013 by dyertrust The Mammal Research Institute Whale Unit of the University of Pretoria will be able to do their annual helicopter survey of the southern right whale population over the first two to three weeks of October. This survey, to be carried out westwards from Natures Valley to Muizenberg, is the 35th [...]

Sep 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

International Researchers Visit the DICT with Nat Geo

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 the behavior of 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 [...]