Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Thousands of sea turtle eggs confiscated in East Borneo

Dear friends, friends of the sea turtles, and supporters of Turtle Foundation: According to recent information from the Indonesian nature conservation organization ProFauna, thousands of smuggled sea turtle eggs have been confiscated in East Borneo. Turtle eggs fetch high prices on the markets of Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan on Borneo. At least [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:36+01:00June 25th, 2013|General, Indonesia|

just a few more days…

...until the official start of the Turtle Foundation project season 2013 on Boavista!!! The TF headquarters resemble a beehive these days with people busily getting the equipment ready for the beach camps, receiving arriving staff and volunteers, finalizing training material and data collection tools. By the 15th of June we want to have all three [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:37+01:00June 11th, 2013|Cape Verde, General|

A wonderful book and a great way to support Turtle Foundation’s protection projects

Stephanie Lisa Tara, author of I'll Follow the Moon (Mom's Choice Award Honoree and Chocolate Lily Award Winner) has a new book out. Stephanie Lisa Tara's Turtle Book is the long-awaited twin to her international bestseller fable I'll Follow the Moon! This brand new sequel features real turtles in real habitats. Breathtaking photography, fun facts, [...]

By |2015-08-07T16:08:23+01:00June 9th, 2013|General|

Thousands of Turtle Eggs Confiscated in East Borneo

Read more in a recent article of ProFauna, one of the largest Indonesian nature conservation organisations: Article of ProFauna Turtle eggs are sold at high prizes in Samarinda, the provincial capital of East Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. As indicated in the article and known to us from other sources, these eggs at least partly come from [...]

By |2015-08-07T16:08:50+01:00June 7th, 2013|General, Indonesia|