Tag Archives: Dyer Island

Tagging success!

Alison Towner DICT Marine Biologist It is now peak winter season here in the Western Cape. At this time of year we tend to get extreme cold fronts interspersed by one or two windless days followed by another cold front! … Continue reading

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Deployment Success

By Alison Towner, DICT. On Thursday the 11th of June, our team, including our International Marine Volunteers, launched to deploy phase one of our acoustic receivers. This work forms an integral component of my PhD research on white shark behavioral … Continue reading

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Zimmermann Group – Sponsors become Friends and Family

The 15th May 2015 marked the International Day of Families and Friends – celebrating the importance of your loved and cherished ones, close and far. But it is not always just your blood kin that is considered family, or life … Continue reading

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Bottlenose Dolphin stranding at Romansbaai

Bottlenose Dolphins are a common sight along the Overstrand coastline of South Africa. A welcome sight to tourists from all over with world, there is very few things as spectacular as seeing a pod of Dolphins playing the surf. On … Continue reading

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MARINE DYNAMICS TAKES CONSERVATION AWARD

Our Tourism Partners – Marine Dynamics is very proud to have won the African Responsible Tourism Award for Best in Wildlife Conservation. This category is awarded to a tourism business or initiative that preserves and carefully manages habitat and wildlife … Continue reading

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Sawchuk – Tagged White Shark Female update

Back in October 2014, our team deployed a pop off archival  or ‘PAT’ transmitter on a female white shark. We named the shark “Sawchuk” after the family who kindly donated towards her tag.   The shark proceeded to spend the … Continue reading

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Two Oceans Aquarium Sponsors the DICT

The DICT has been in partnership with the Two Oceans Aquarium for almost a decade, and through the years the relationship has grown from strength to strength. A common shared passion is one of a love for African Penguins and … Continue reading

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VW German Media Group Visits the DICT

On the 2oth January 2015 VWSA, partners of the Dyer Island Conservation Trust since 2011, hosted their German Media Group at the Dyer Island Conservation Trust in Kleinbaai, South Africa. The group joined our tourism partner, Marine Dynamics Shark Tours, … Continue reading

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Giving Nature a Future through our Youth – Marine Month, October 2014

Every year the Dyer Island Conservation Trust utilizes Marine Month (October) as an opportunity to showcase the efforts we put into marine conservation through Environmental Education. Working closely with our conservation and environmental partners, the Overstrand Municipality and CapeNature, the … Continue reading

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International Coastal Cleanup 2014

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 … Continue reading

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