Turtle Foundation – An initiative for the protection of endangered sea turtles

Nesting islands of green turtles in the Derawan archipelago

Project Indonesia

Since 2000: Rangers are protecting green turtle nesting islands in the Derawan archipelago.

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Children on Boavista drawing turtle murals

Project Cape Verde

Since 2008: Turtle Foundation is protecting almost 30 km of nesting beaches on Boavista in Cape Verde.

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Turtle Foundation Friends Association

Friends Association

Become a member of the Turtle Foundation Friends Association! The association is open to everybody.

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Note: Luisa was an urgent emergency case that required quick and partly improvised measures under non-ideal conditions. If you are confronted with similar cases and there is no possibility to pass the turtle to a specialized facility, we recommend reading this manual from WIDECAST (link).