Aktuelles

/Aktuelles/

Hurrikan Fred: Strandcamps auf Boavista wieder in Betrieb

Am Montag, den 31. August 2015 ist Hurrikan Fred über die Kapverdischen Inseln hinweggefegt. In den Vormittagsstunden erreichte der Sturm mit Windgeschwindigkeiten von 90–100 Stundenkilometern die Insel Boavista. An der Südküste türmten sich Wellen mit bis zu sieben Metern Höhe auf. Die Sicherheit unserer Mitarbeiter in den Camps von Boa Esperança, Lacacão und Canto konnte [...]

By | September 7th, 2015|Allgemein, Kapverden|

Hurrikan Fred zerstört Strandcamps auf Boavista: Ein erster Bericht

Am Morgen des Montag, den 31. August, fegte ein Hurrikan über die Kapverdischen Inseln. Auch auf unserer Projektinsel Boavista richteten der Sturm sowie heftige Niederschläge schwere Schäden an. Der Flugverkehr war unterbrochen, Strom und Internet fielen aus, Bäumen wurden entwurzelt und Dächer abgedeckt. Glücklicherweise sind nach unserer Kenntnis keine Menschen zu Schaden gekommen. Bereits am [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Allgemein, Kapverden|

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|

The release of Luisa the Loggerhead

Last week we released 'Luisa', an injured loggerhead who had been brought in the week before by a local fisherman, Zé Luís. She had been caught in a discarded fishing net out at sea and presumably brought to Boa Vista in the current. With the help of Maria from Natura 2000, her wounds were cleaned [...]

By | Juli 8th, 2015|Allgemein|

Start of the nesting season on Boavista

(Top image: Carlos controls shade construction) The longest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere has passed and from now on the nights get longer and the days warmer. In response, the turtles have begun to return from their foraging grounds in West Africa ready to nest in the warm sands of Boa Vista. [...]

By | Juni 23rd, 2015|Allgemein, Kapverden|

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|

HAPPY WORLD TURTLE DAY 2015!!

Happy World Turtle Day, everyone. In honor of the day, please think about your use of plastic today. Especially plastic bags. Where does your plastic come from, and most importantly, where does it go? And here's an article on how the turtle got its shell: How the turtle got its shell

By | Mai 23rd, 2015|Allgemein|

April 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

April 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 900 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 | Mai 13th, 2015|Allgemein, Indonesien|