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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Friends Association

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

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Turtle Foundation raffle 2017
On 29 January 2017 we will again perform our annual Turtle Foundation Raffle with the opportunity to win great diving trips and diving equipment worth a total value of about 30,000 CHF/EUR/USD. The entire proceeds of the raffle go into our conservation projects. To the raffle…


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).


In our volunteer program on Boavista, Republic of Cape Verde, there are still volunteer positions available for the nesting season 2017!
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