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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|

New findings add to an understanding of how Great Whites use their ‘flight’ instincts to avoid predators for the long-term and en mass

A pair of Orca (Killer Whales) that have been terrorizing and killing Great White Sharks off the coast of South Africa since 2017 has managed to drive large numbers of the sharks from their natural aggregation site. A new study, published today in the peer-reviewed African Journal of Marine Science, uses long-term sightings and tagging data to show that the Great [...]

Jun 30th, 2022|DICT, Uncategorized|

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|