SANCCOB News Articles

Annual Penguin Palooza – CapeNature and SANCCOB Collaboration

CapeNature and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) will premiere ...

Algoa Bay Oil Spill Poses Threat to Marine Wildlife

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) has been activated to ...

Abandoned African penguin chicks in quarantine

On Tuesday, 2 November 2021, SANCCOB admitted 120 abandoned African penguin chicks from the Stony ...

Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak along the coast of the Western Cape

A serious outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is currently affecting endangered Cape cormorants ...

SANCCOB Appoints New CEO

The SANCCOB Board of Directors has appointed Natalie Maskell to lead SANCCOB and with nine ...

SANCCOB’s Virtual Penguin Run of 2021

African penguins are part of our heritage in South Africa; they need our support and ...

Emaciated African penguin chicks rescued on Bird Island – Eastern Cape, South Africa

On Friday, 20 August 2021 an emergency rescue operation has taken place on Bird Island ...

NGOs and scientists welcome stakeholder engagement on fishing restrictions around important African Penguin colonies

The African Penguin is in crisis and, without urgent management intervention, Africa is in danger ...

First release of African Penguins at De Hoop Nature Reserve

An attempt to re-establish an African penguin colony on the south coast of South Africa ...

Resighting of Cape cormorants released by SANCCOB

Juvenile Cape cormorants, hand-reared at SANCCOB after a mass abandonment and large scale rescue mission ...

Release of hand-reared Cape cormorants commences at Robben Island

Cape cormorants admitted to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) ...

Cape cormorant chick rescue operation

On Tuesday, 12 January 2021, over 600 abandoned Cape cormorant chicks were rescued from Robben ...

Ford Wildlife Foundation provides vehicle for Seabird Rescues in the Eastern Cape

Issued by Duduzile Nxele, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 14 ...

African Penguin Awareness Day

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) will not be hosting ...

Researchers conduct GPS tracking study at Simon’s Town Penguin Colony

In collaboration with Dr Alistair McInnes, Tegan Carpenter-Kling (BirdLife South Africa) and Dr Alison Kock ...

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We were some of the first volunteers at the Salt River warehouse facility. My wife ...

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My friend and I volunteered at the Marine Research Aquarium in Sea Point. I landed ...

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I applied to join IFAW as a veterinarian in 2000; rather than being interviewed in ...

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Feeding and taking them swimming and working with the baby chicks. I was out from ...

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I walked into Salt River warehouse with Jay Holcomb, head IBRRC & IFAW’s Int. Oiled ...

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Not sure if it’s really true that I volunteered. I worked at the time for ...