The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds.
What is SANCCOB
SANCCOB is at the forefront of saving African penguins and other threatened seabirds. It never takes a day off and its rehabilitation team is on 24-hour call.
SANCCOB deploys its specialist emergency response skills in Africa, the Indian Ocean region, Antarctica and Sub-Antarctic. Through its training academy it equips people to work in the environmental sector; and a passion to instill pride and knowledge about marine conservation drives its education programmes.
SANCCOB is a leader in seabird disease research.
LATEST AFRICAN PENGUIN FIGURES released by South African Department of Environmental Affairs (2012):
- 18 683 breeding pairs in the wild in South Africa (excludes Namibian figures)