Radio broadcast in Germany about Turtle Foundation’s Cape Verde project

In September a German journalist was visiting Cape Verde and did a radio broadcast about Turtle Foundation's volunteers working to save the loggerhead turtles. It's only 4 minutes, and it gives a great description of our work and our goals: Give a listen: Radio broadcast about Turtle Foundation (Link to broadcast expired since July 2017)

By |2017-08-08T09:27:31+01:00November 5th, 2011|Allgemein, Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Season wrap up

(Unten ist die Übersetzung ins Deutsche) November is approaching, and it is time to pack and say goodbye to the turtles this year. Looking back into the season, we believe we can be proud of the results achieved; the 2011 season was, by far, our most successful one. Although it had a grim start (we [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:02:00+01:00Oktober 26th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Photos from our 2011 season on Boavista, Cape Verde

Joana has posted some photos on Facebook from our work during the 2011 nesting season on Boavista. Here are a couple, but you should check out the album on Facebook. They will make you want to go there . . . and we're looking forward to seeing you there! Turtle Foundation Cape Verde photos 2011 [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:02:01+01:00Oktober 4th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

The 2011 season so far…

Its half way through the season, which means its time for the very awaited update!!! So far the 2011 season has been a slow one in terms of nesting. With just under 1,000 records in our beaches, and 398 nests, this has been a sharp decrease compared to previous seasons. However, the results in terms [...]

By |2015-08-12T15:26:42+01:00August 28th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Rainy Season is here!!!!

Just when you thought you couldn't stand the heat and humidity anymore, and started to believe it would never rain this season, well... it didn't rain, it POURED! Every year Boavista (and most of Cape Verde) is blessed with a miserable week or so of rain, which despite being short, it is pretty intensive. It [...]

By |2015-08-12T15:27:08+01:00August 21st, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

„School in Nature“ program is back!

Following of the success of the "School in Nature" program last year, mainly in Boa Esperança beach, Turtle Foundation has started a new season last weekend. As last year, the 3 day/2 night program includes oral presentations, video presentations, games on the beach, a lot of beach cleaning, and of course, participation in the night [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:02:03+01:00August 8th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|

Three turtles equipped with satellite transmitters at Lacacão Beach

In the last week of July, Turtle Foundation Camp in Lacacão was invaded by this sense of mission, urgency and excitement! A research project, led by Dr. Christophe Eizaguirre and Victor Stiebens from the University of Kiel, a collaboration with Turtle Foundation and the INDP (National Institute of Fisheries Development), required the placement of three [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:02:03+01:00Juli 30th, 2011|Allgemein, Kapverden, Volontäre|