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Homes For African Penguins

The Global Leadership Adventures students were tasked with press releases and infographics related to the conservation efforts of Marine Dynamics and Dyer Island Conservation Trust for the benefit of the African penguin. In this blog the students talk about the need for the perfect penguin home. You can read the Trust’s official information on the penguin homes at the following link: [...]

Sep 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

World Environmental Day 2020

World Environment Day is a day that has been recognized globally on the 5th of June since 1974 with the aim to increase awareness and encourage action for environmental issues. Each year the day is formed around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental issue. The theme for 2020 is “Celebrate Biodiversity” and calls for appreciation but [...]

Jul 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

NEWSPAPERS HAVE A SECOND LIFE – FUN WITH SILWERJARE ON MANDELA DAY 2019

July 18, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust The Dyer Island Conservation Trust believes that every day is Mandela Day, but still, the team thought it a good idea to share some tea and cake with some special guests. The Trust’s key project, the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary, started making bags of newspaper a few years ago, but they needed an [...]

Jul 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

CRESTAQUARIUM GIVES BACK

July 17, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust Cresta Shopping Centre has brought the Dyer Island Conservation Trust on board to help drive education about marine conservation. Our Trust Manager and educator, Pinky Ngewu, attended the opening event and had the opportunity to tell guests about the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, “We work in the protection of all marine species. Our founder’s [...]

Jul 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

HOTSPOTS2C IS TRAVELLING WITH PURPOSE

July 08, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust Hotspots2C has for many years been a valuable tourism partner of Marine Dynamics. It is through this association that Hotspots2C began supporting the penguin nest project of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. This nest project has been operation since the inception of the Trust in 2006. The nests or penguin homes are addressing the [...]

Jul 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

STORM WATER DRAIN NET PLACED IN GANSBAAI, MINIMISING MARINE POLLUTION

July 05, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust Inspired by a project in Australia, Wilfred Chivell of Marine Dynamics Tours and founder of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, realised the need for a net system over the storm water drain outlets in Gansbaai. The first identified site was Gansbaai Harbour, an area notorious for plastic pollution and a prime spot to test [...]

Jul 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

FLYING FREE

June 24, 2019 Dyer Island Conservation Trust “Our mind is a limitless sky and we can only be an albatross flying in the vast expanse to occasionally discover the joys of sublimity!” - Avijeet Das Every so often we get a call to assist with a large seabird. If you know your birds, you will know that “large seabird” is not [...]

Jun 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|