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SEASON UPDATE: news from the field

Lots of things happening since the beginning of the season. Here goes an update of what we have been doing lately. Lets start with the TAOLA meeting (Capeverdean Sea Turtle Network), held in Mindelo in May 22, 23 and 24. The network was finally formalized, counts now with the necessary statute. The board members were [...]

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

Turtle meat confiscated for the third time in two weeks in Boavista

Thanks to anonymous complaints, about 25 kg of turtle meat were apprehended by the police today in Boavista, while being sold to a restaurant. Those involved were arrested and will respond to judicial process. This is the third apprehension of turtle meat in only three weeks. We hope that this serves as an example and [...]

By | Juli 11th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

The turtles have arrived!!

Last night, the first activities in our beaches were recorded, a nest in Ponta Pesqueiro and a track in Curral Velho! The teams in the camps are very excited about the next night patrols and the volunteers are now looking forward to see their first nesting turtles. Pictures and more news soon! (Originally posted/written by: [...]

By | Juni 20th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Photos from 2012 season

Hey all, there are lots of new photos from the 2012 nesting season on Boavista on our Facebook page Turtle Foundation Cabo Verde. It's been an amazing season (and it's not over yet). Check out the photos - it will make you want to go there and volunteer with Turtle Foundation to help save this [...]

By | Juni 16th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Conheça nosso Gerente de Projecto – Meet our nesting season Project Manager

É com alegria e orgulho que apresentamos o mais novo membro da equipa Turtle Foundation - Cabo Verde. José Eduino Tavares, mais conhecido como Barroso, desempenhará a função de gerente de projecto da temporada de desova e já encontra-se a trabalhar activamente na conservação das tartarugas marinhas de Cabo Verde. José Eduino M. Tavares é [...]

By | Mai 30th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden|

World Turtle Day celebrated in Mindelo

The World Turtle Day (23rd May) was very well celebrated in Mindelo, in a special event organized during the annual meeting of the Cape Verdean Sea Turtle Network, TAOLA. Schools, community and all the several organisations involved in sea turtle conservation in Cape Verde that were attending the TAOLA meeting celebrated together the World Turtle [...]

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

Entrepreneurs of Cape Verde: Jacquie Cozens of SOS Tartarugas.

Check the interview that Jacquie Cozens of SOS Tartarugas, from Sal Island, did recently to the website Entrepreneurs of Cape Verde: http://atlantico-weekly.com/entrepreneurs-of-cape-verde/ If you want to know more about SOS Tartarugas' conservation work in Sal, check their blog: http://turtlesoscaboverde.blogspot.com/ (Originally posted/written by: Amanda Dutra)

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

New website

Have you seen our new website? It has now a new format, easier to read and navigate around the menus, and is available in English, Deutsch and Português. We welcome your feedback! (Originally posted/written by: Amanda Dutra)

By | Mai 10th, 2012|Allgemein, Indonesien, Kapverden|

Needed: Interns for morning patrols (Census)

Morning patrol/census interns will spend 75% of their time doing morning patrols and the 25% doing night patrols. Interns in this position will gain valuable experience in track identification and nest finding. Boa Esperança's team on the way to the beach of Agua Doce The accommodation will be at the camp of Lacacao [...]

By | Mai 10th, 2012|Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Who wants to be a leader for night patrols?

We are looking for individuals to teach volunteers the skills necessary to patrol at night. Experience is not necessary but helps, more important is enthusiasm and commitment. This position should be considered by people with interest in the subject and planning to stay for the majority of the season. The skills you will learn are [...]

By | Mai 7th, 2012|Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|