Dyer Island Conservation Trust

DICT

5 Geelbek St, Van Dyks Bay, 7220, South Africa

Region Active

Africa

Non-profit

2006

Activity

Marine conservation, Penguins, Whales, Sharks, Ocean cleanups. Marine pollution, Marine conservation awareness and education

Description

The Dyer Island Conservation Trust works to conserve and research the fragile and critically important marine eco-system at the southern-most tip of Africa. They strive to protect the largest surviving colonies of the endangered African Penguin whose numbers are at an all-time low; the globally important breeding and calving grounds of the Southern Right Whale; and, the world's densest populations of the vulnerable Great White Shark.