Monthly Archives: March 2012


Illegal trade of sea turtle shell products in Tanjung Benoa, Bali

Tanjung Benoa, Bali was notorious as the hub of the illegal sea turtle trade in Indonesia. In 1999, ProFauna Indonesia (a sea turtle conservation group and partner with Turtle Foundation) launched its investigation report revealing that 9,000 turtles were slaughtered within 4 months in Bali. Responding to the report, between 2000 and 2002 the authorities [...]

By |2015-08-11T14:28:01+01:00March 3rd, 2012|General, Indonesia|

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 |2019-09-25T15:01:58+01:00March 1st, 2012|General, Volunteers|