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Hurricane Fred destroyed Turtle Foundation’s beach camps on Boavista

A hurricane passed through the Cape Verde Islands on Monday. On Boavista, the camps on Boa Esperanca and Lacacao beach were heavily damaged by the storm, tents were ripped in peaces and metal rods of tents and shadings were crushed. We are very lucky that nobody was injured and everybody is save. Currently we are [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Allgemein, Kapverden|

The Turtle Times: August 2015 newsletter from the Turtle Foundation Team on Boavista, Cape Verde

Please enjoy the August issue of The Turtle Times from our team on Boavista! Happy reading! View/download The Turtle Times (English, PDF, 2.9 MB) View/download O Jornal das Tartarugas (Portugese, PDF, 3.0 MB)  

By | August 26th, 2015|Allgemein|

The Turtle Times: July 2015 newsletter from the Turtle Foundation Team on Boavista, Cape Verde

Here you can view and download the July issue of The Turtle Times, the newsletter of our Team on Boaista, as PDF in English and Purtugese language. Happy reading! View/download The Turtle Times (English, PDF, 1.8 MB) View/download O Jornal das Tartarugas (Portugese, PDF, 1.8 MB)  

By | Juli 29th, 2015|Allgemein|

May 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

May 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 420 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.

By | Juni 19th, 2015|Allgemein, Indonesien|

First report of olive ridley sea turtle nesting on Boa Vista!

In the morning hours of Sunday, 11 August 2014, our beach patrolling team on the north-west coast of Boavista, Cape Verde, made a sensational discovery: An olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) crawled ashore and started to dig her nest as if this would be the most normal thing in the world. However, this species [...]

By | August 22nd, 2014|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Turtle Foundation won the Green Project Award in Cape Verde!

The winners of the 1st edition of the GreenProject Awards (GPA) in Cape Verde were officially announced on May 10. The gala to announce the projects that stood out for good environmental practices was taking place in the Grand Hall of the National Assembly. Dozens of projects participated in this contest of environment friendly practices, [...]

By | Juni 6th, 2014|Allgemein, Allgemein, Kapverden|

HAPPY WORLD TURTLE DAY 2014!

Turtle Foundation Extra News May 2014 Did you know that today is World Turtle Day? This special day was initiated by the American Tortoise Rescue, an organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and protection of tortoises and turtles, and announced in 2000 by the Humane Society International, the largest animal welfare organization worldwide. This day [...]

By | Mai 23rd, 2014|Allgemein|

Turtle Foundation at the BOOT Düsseldorf

The Turtle Foundation is present at the BOOT in Düsseldorf (Internationale Bootsaustellung Düsseldorf), the world’s largest fair for boats & water sports. You find us from 18.01.–26.01.2014 at the stand of the VDST (Verband Deutscher Sporttaucher, Association of German Scuba Divers) in hall 3, stand B53/B54. Please visit us and take the opportunity to speak [...]

By | Januar 20th, 2014|Allgemein|

Annual Turtle Foundation Raffle on again!

Dear friends and supporters of the Turtle Foundation, The year 2013 is about to end now and we would like to draw your attention to our popular Turtle Raffle, which we will hold in February 2014 for the fifth time. With a ticket for our raffle you not only have excellent chances to win one [...]

By | Dezember 31st, 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 [...]

By | Juni 7th, 2013|Allgemein, Indonesien|