Archiv für den Monat: Juni 2013

New link to our petition to save Sangalaki’s turtles

We’ve moved our petition to Change.org. Please sign the petition asking the local government to let us continue our protection and data collection efforts on behalf of the green sea turtle population of Sangalaki Island. Thank you so much.

Save Sangalaki’s Turtles

Thousands of sea turtle eggs confiscated in East Borneo

Dear friends, friends of the sea turtles, and supporters of Turtle Foundation:

According to recent information from the Indonesian nature conservation organization ProFauna, thousands of smuggled sea turtle eggs have been confiscated in East Borneo. Turtle eggs fetch high prices on the markets of Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan on Borneo. At least […]

just a few more days…

…until the official start of the Turtle Foundation project season 2013 on Boavista!!! The TF headquarters resemble a beehive these days with people busily getting the equipment ready for the beach camps, receiving arriving staff and volunteers, finalizing training material and data collection tools. By the 15th of June we want to have all […]

von |Juni 11th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

A wonderful book and a great way to support Turtle Foundation’s protection projects

Stephanie Lisa Tara, author of I’ll Follow the Moon (Mom’s Choice Award Honoree and Chocolate Lily Award Winner) has a new book out.

Stephanie Lisa Tara’s Turtle Book is the long-awaited twin to her international bestseller fable I’ll Follow the Moon! This brand new sequel features real turtles in real habitats. Breathtaking photography, fun facts, […]

von |Juni 9th, 2013|Allgemein|

Thousands of Turtle Eggs Confiscated in East Borneo

Read more in a recent article of ProFauna, one of the largest Indonesian nature conservation organisations:
Article of ProFauna

Turtle eggs are sold at high prizes in Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. As indicated in the article and known to us from other sources, these eggs at least partly come from the […]

Please take a moment to sign these petitions – it does make a difference!!!

It only takes a moment, and it REALLY DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE when a government agency or official is inundated with emails from petitions that have been signed. It tells them that people care, that they are willing to make an effort to make their views known to the officials in charge.

So PLEASE, take […]