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Some impressions from our environmental education and awareness activities from this season

Our crew for a beach clean-up at Estoril beach in Sal Rei   We also did a clean-up activity in the "barracas" - a shanti-town area just outside Sal Rei   More cleaning :) Here in the Ribeira de Rabil   A participant of Turtle Foundation's poetry contest reads her turtle poem to the public [...]

By | September 27th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

The rain came – the bridge went…again

On Tuesday night the rainy season finally found us. Hurricane Humberto, who later hit the US coast, was forming and getting angry just a few 100 kilometers off the Cape Verde archipelago. Boavista only received some heavy rain - but enough to take down the improvised bridge, that has been in place since last years [...]

By | September 13th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Happy Birthday Fundação Tartaruga!!!

Since one year now the Turtle Foundation is operating in Cape Verde as a nationally registered and approved charity. We are happy and proud to celebrate our first birthday as " Fundação Tartaruga". Here some pics from our birthday party last weekend at Boa Esperança campsite.      

By | August 9th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Previously on the beaches of Norte…

...last week we organized our first Kids Activity Day of the season together with our partner NGO Natura 2000 and the Protected Areas Management of Boavista. Porto Ferreira beach, a protected Area patrolled by Natura 2000 was turned into a outdoor playground for the schoolkids from the villages of Norte, who learned about nature protection [...]

By | Juli 15th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

…Previously in Lacacao beach camp…

Our project is now up and running since two weeks. Time to show you what we have been doing so far. We will keep you updated with some impressions from our different project sites - starting today with the Lacacao camp. Previously in Lacacao beach camp A presentation about tourism development on [...]

By | Juli 1st, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

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 [...]

By | Juni 25th, 2013|Allgemein, Indonesien|

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 three [...]

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

New volunteer positions and job vacancies for 2013!!!!

Our Cape Verde project team is busily getting ready for the nesting season 2013 and we are hoping that also this year many of you are up for coming to Boavista to experience camp life and support our conservation efforts. If you are interested in joining our team, check out all options to participate on [...]

By | Februar 20th, 2013|Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Environmentalists from Sal fight against the plans for a new breakwater

Check out this article from A Semana (27.12.12): Petition calls for scrapping of plans for breakwater in Santa Maria 27 December 2012 This is the image that has environmentalists and practitioners of nautical sports in Cape Verde up in arms: a three-pronged breakwater intended to form an artificial bay on Algodoeiro beach, in Santa Maria [...]

By | Januar 14th, 2013|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Update from Boavista

If you are wondering what we are doing on Boavista after the turtles have left...here's a little update: Ranger training For the second year we are offering a theoretical professional training program for our local assistants during the off-season. Rangers that worked with Turtle Foundation during the season receive classes in five modules to round-off [...]

By | Dezember 3rd, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|