Monthly Archives: January 2013


Illegal turtle trade in Bali increasing again

From the Jakarta Post, January 25, 2013 The illegal green turtle trade in Bali has returned to an old style, the smuggling and trading of living animals, environmental activists claimed. Wayan Wiradnyana, chairman of the Bali Sea Turtle Society, said in a meeting in Denpasar on Thursday that the newest mode of alleged illegal trading [...]

By | January 27th, 2013|General, Indonesia|

Environmentalists from Sal fight against the plans for a new breakwater

Check out this article from A Semana (27.12.12): Petition calls for scrapping of plans for breakwater in Santa Maria 27 December 2012 This is the image that has environmentalists and practitioners of nautical sports in Cape Verde up in arms: a three-pronged breakwater intended to form an artificial bay on Algodoeiro beach, in Santa Maria [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|Cape Verde, General|

Thank you VP Bank Vaduz

The apprentices of a local bank in Liechtenstein (VP Bank Vaduz), all turtle lovers of course, baked turtle cookies and sold them within the bank. They raised CHF 633.25 ($683 USD) which was donated to Turtle Foundation. A big Thank You to all the cookie makers and cookie buyers!

By | January 10th, 2013|General|