Yearly Archives: 2015

Marine Evening 27 Oct: The application of Bio Mimicry by Mike Barron

Critically Endangered Turtle saved!!!!September 12, 2014 by dyertrustOn 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 rescuersPieter, Kira and Starwere shown a medium sized turtle floating close to one of the trawlers. Time was [...]

Nov 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Marine Evening 27 Oct: The application of Bio Mimicry by Mike Barron

Critically Endangered Turtle saved!!!!September 12, 2014 by dyertrustOn 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 rescuersPieter, Kira and Starwere shown a medium sized turtle floating close to one of the trawlers. Time was [...]

Nov 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

A NEWLY APPOINTED OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR THE DYER ISLAND CONSERVATION TRUST

Faces of Need Penguin Project- Making a difference?January 17, 2013 by dyertrustWith 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 face, is the [...]

Oct 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

A NEWLY APPOINTED OPERATIONS MANAGER FOR THE DYER ISLAND CONSERVATION TRUST

Faces of Need Penguin Project- Making a difference?January 17, 2013 by dyertrustWith 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 face, is the [...]

Oct 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Mammal Research Institute of the University of Pretoria

Fishing line entangled Shark "Lucky", free, healthy and back at Dyer Island!July 12, 2013 by dyertrustFishing line entangled Shark "Lucky", free, healthy and back at Dyer Island!We all know the feeling when you see an old friend again after a prolonged period of time, or the joy when observing a previously very ill friend return to health.The sharks we work with [...]

Oct 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Mammal Research Institute of the University of Pretoria

Fishing line entangled Shark "Lucky", free, healthy and back at Dyer Island!July 12, 2013 by dyertrustFishing line entangled Shark "Lucky", free, healthy and back at Dyer Island!We all know the feeling when you see an old friend again after a prolonged period of time, or the joy when observing a previously very ill friend return to health.The sharks we work with [...]

Oct 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa Visited DICT

Southern Right Whale Annual Aerial SurveyOctober 11, 2013 by dyertrustThe 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 in a [...]

Sep 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Managing Director of Volkswagen South Africa Visited DICT

Southern Right Whale Annual Aerial SurveyOctober 11, 2013 by dyertrustThe 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 in a [...]

Sep 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Southern African Shark and Ray Symposium

International Researchers Visit the DICT with Nat GeoSeptember 11, 2013 by dyertrustNational 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 [...]

Sep 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Southern African Shark and Ray Symposium

International Researchers Visit the DICT with Nat GeoSeptember 11, 2013 by dyertrustNational 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 [...]

Sep 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|