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Final Festa in Fundo

Last weekend, it was time to say "Thank you and see you next year" to the community of Fundo das Figueras, where we had lived and worked for the past four months again. We invited the community members over to a farewell "Cape Verdian style" with plenty of Cachupa (hearty stew and the traditional national [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Sangalaki in danger!

Project manager Dr. Hiltrud Cordes and scientific director Dr. Thomas Reischig just arrived from a three weeks project visit in eastern Borneo. We were very glad to experience the strong dedication and commitment of our local collaborators for the sake of sea turtle protection, and to witness the excellent work they are doing. Our collaborators [...]

By | November 5th, 2012|Allgemein, Indonesien|

Good Bye Amanda

After one last push on Friday the Lacacão camp got packed down and put away in the storage, waiting for the next turtle season to come. It has been a season of plenty: Plenty of turtles, plenty of work that came with them, plenty of rain, adventures, good memories and plenty of amazing people with [...]

By | Oktober 31st, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Cape Verde 2012: Record Nesting Season – Temporada de Desova Recorde em Cabo Verde

A record number of nesting turtles (6000!) visited Boavista this year. From: http://noticias.sapo.cv/vida/noticias/artigo/1276627.html    Cerca de seis mil tartarugas desovaram este ano nas praias da ilha da Boa Vista 17 de Outubro de 2012, 16:50 Um número recorde de cerca de seis mil tartarugas visitaram as praias da ilha da Boa Vista para nidificarem durante [...]

By | Oktober 18th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Globe Trotting with Turtles, by Claire Tanner

Claire Tanner was our Research Assistant in Lacacao camp this season. She has just left the Loggerheads in Cape Verde to help out another sea turtle conservation project in Ghana - all after coming from 3 months of work in the Leatherback season in Costa Rica! Tireless, Claire gave an invaluable contribution to our project [...]

By | September 28th, 2012|Allgemein, Allgemein, Kapverden|

Tempestade atinge Boavista – Storm reaches Boavista

Boa Vista: Ponte Ribeira d’água cai e deixa populações isoladas 26 Setembro 2012 Fonte: Boa Vista: Ponte Ribeira d’água cai e deixa populações isoladas26 Setembro 2012 A ponte de Ribeira d’Água, na Boa Vista, caiu na manhã desta quarta-feira, na sequência das fortes chuvas ocorridas durante a madrugada na ilha. Com a estrada cortada, está [...]

By | September 26th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Turtle Foundation supports initiative for the development of horticulture in Cape Verde

"Cabo Verde Seeds Experience" is a French association which aims to assist the development of horticulture in Cape Verde, first and mainly in Boavista Island. Turtle Foundation had the pleasure of meeting the founding members Nicolas Prévost and Chrystelle Fabre during their visit to Boavista last July. We helped them to find the right partners [...]

By | September 26th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Scientists Analyze Loggerhead Sea Turtle Blood to Reveal Migration Route

From: http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/3515-tracking-loggerhead-sea-turtles.html Blood Tests Show Where Loggerhead Turtles Go OurAmazingPlanet Staff - Sep 21, 2012 11:34 AM ET Every year, thousands of endangered loggerhead sea turtles crawl ashore at Florida's Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge to lay eggs before dragging their leathery bodies back into the sea. But where they go after their trek isn't [...]

By | September 25th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

2012 School in Nature starts!

School in Nature has started last weekend. A great team was involved in its organization and thanks to it, the first of the 5 youth camps was a success. A big thanks to Isaac and Rita (renewable energy students, TF volunteers for 4 weeks and special guests in School in Nature), Yanick (School in Nature [...]

By | August 8th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Turtles nesting all over Boavista

Turtles are nesting in extraordinary numbers throughout Boavista this season, so much so that even the beaches around Sal Rei are receiving nesting turtles every night. This remarkable development deserves a special protection strategy. The Turtle Foundation team was eager to get involved in this new challenge and support local initiatives! Mr Roque and [...]

By | August 8th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|