Monthly Archives: September 2012


Globe Trotting with Turtles, by Claire Tanner

Claire Tanner was our Research Assistant in Lacacao camp this season. She has just left the Loggerheads in Cape Verde to help out another sea turtle conservation project in Ghana - all after coming from 3 months of work in the Leatherback season in Costa Rica! Tireless, Claire gave an invaluable contribution to our project [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:47+01:00September 28th, 2012|Cape Verde, General, General|

Tempestade atinge Boavista – Storm reaches Boavista

Boa Vista: Ponte Ribeira d’água cai e deixa populações isoladas 26 Setembro 2012 Fonte: Boa Vista: Ponte Ribeira d’água cai e deixa populações isoladas26 Setembro 2012 A ponte de Ribeira d’Água, na Boa Vista, caiu na manhã desta quarta-feira, na sequência das fortes chuvas ocorridas durante a madrugada na ilha. Com a estrada cortada, está [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:47+01:00September 26th, 2012|Cape Verde, General|

Turtle Foundation supports initiative for the development of horticulture in Cape Verde

"Cabo Verde Seeds Experience" is a French association which aims to assist the development of horticulture in Cape Verde, first and mainly in Boavista Island. Turtle Foundation had the pleasure of meeting the founding members Nicolas Prévost and Chrystelle Fabre during their visit to Boavista last July. We helped them to find the right partners [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:47+01:00September 26th, 2012|Cape Verde, General|

Scientists Analyze Loggerhead Sea Turtle Blood to Reveal Migration Route

From: Blood Tests Show Where Loggerhead Turtles Go OurAmazingPlanet Staff - Sep 21, 2012 11:34 AM ET Every year, thousands of endangered loggerhead sea turtles crawl ashore at Florida's Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge to lay eggs before dragging their leathery bodies back into the sea. But where they go after their trek isn't [...]

By |2019-08-09T09:15:06+01:00September 25th, 2012|Cape Verde, General|