Photo of the Day: Watercolor from „Save Green Sea Turtles“

Sea turtle watercolor. Compliments of "Save Green Sea Turtles!" Check them out on Facebook . Also don't forget, the Turtle Foundation is seeking highly motivated individuals who would like to participate in our sea turtle conservation program for Volunteer and Internship Opportunities at our Boa Vista, Cape Verde project between 15th June and 1st November [...]

By | März 29th, 2012|Allgemein, Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Turtle Foundation no „Minuto Verde“ / Turtle Foundation on the „Minuto Verde“

Na semana passada, recebemos a visita da equipa da QUERCUS, maior associação ambiental de Portugal, para a gravação de um episódio de sua rubrica televisiva "Minuto Verde", exibida todos os dias úteis no programa Bom Dia Portugal, da RTP1. Sara Campos, João Luís Azevedo e Francisco Ferreira estiveram connosco na praia da Boa Esperança, onde [...]

By | März 26th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Volunteering and Internship Opportunities

Dear friends of the Turtle Foundation, On the Capeverdian Islands nesting season of the Loggerhead sea turtle will start again very soon. That’s also the time when our beach patrols on Boavista will be urgently needed. We wouldn’t be able to conduct our successful conservation work without the help of international VOLUNTEERS. We are now [...]

By | März 20th, 2012|Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Photo of the day: loggerhead on the beach during the day

This photo was taken by Joana Nicolau, one of Turtle Foundation's beach coordinators in 2011, and posted on seaturtle.org website.  

By | März 18th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Photo of the day from Boavista

As nesting season in Boavista gets closer, here is a photo (by Julie Walmsley, our Boa Esperanca camp coordinator) from last year. Doesn't it make you want to be there? You can still apply to be a volunteer this summer for Turtle Foundation! See our website www.turtle-foundation.org for details.

By | März 15th, 2012|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Turtle Foundation streamlines Facebook pages

Hi everyone, In an effort to streamline our social media, we are going to close our Turtle Foundation-Cabo Verde facebook page, and just put everything on our Turtle Foundation page (and this blog, of course). So please "Like" our Facebook page: Turtle Foundation Facebook Thanks for your support and your interest!

By | März 13th, 2012|Allgemein, Indonesien, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Brenna and Stephanie – the future of turtle conservation

Brenna and Stephanie are cousins and best friends, and they love turtles. The 11-year old girls donated the proceeds from their fundraising efforts to Turtle Foundation, and sent in these letters and drawings showing their dedication to turtle conservation. They hope to open their own sea turtle rescue facility when they get older. Turtle Foundation [...]

By | März 1st, 2012|Allgemein, Volontäre|

Procura-se: Coordenador de Acampamento

Perfil do candidato: A posição do coordenador do acampamento iria servir um indivíduo ambicioso que pretende exercer uma carreira na conservação das tartarugas marinhas. O candidato trabalhará sob a supervisão directa do Coordenador do Projecto, mas deverá mas deve ser capaz de gerir o projecto com pouca supervisão. Precisará de um alto nível de energia [...]

By | Januar 25th, 2012|Allgemein, Jobs, Kapverden, Volontäre|

New Turtle Foundation mural painting at the main-place of Sal Rei/ Boa Vista

Looking at the run-down walls of the main square in Sal Rei, we decided it was time to repaint an old mural we had done in 2008 in front of the kid's corner, this time with an image of underwater-sea-life with sea turtles, fish, corals etc to remind everyone of the beauty and importance of [...]

By | Dezember 20th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Turtle Foundation lottery to benefit sea turtles

It’s time again: LOTTERY ON BEHALF OF THE SEA TURTLES – COME JOIN IN Due to the big success of our lottery on behalf of the sea turtles in 2010 and 2011, TURTLE FOUNDATION and SOS Seaturtles (founded by the famous underwater photographer Kurt Amsler) are doing it again this year. This year again 100% [...]

By | Dezember 7th, 2011|Allgemein, Volontäre|