National sea turtle conference TAOLA on Boavista, Cape Verde: High expectations for the new law for the protection of sea turtles

From 23 to 26 April 2018, the annual conference of the national turtle protection network TAOLA (Tartaruga Kriola) took place in Sal Rei on Boavista, Cape Verde, with about 60 participants. TAOLA brings together all non-governmental organizations dedicated to the protection of endangered sea turtles on the various islands of the archipelago, but also nature [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:02:19+01:00May 15th, 2018|Cape Verde, Events, General|

Turtle Foundation sponsors sea turtle exhibition in the Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt, Germany

The Turtle Foundation adopted two exhibits of hawksbill sea turtles as part of the sea turtle exhibition of the Senckenberg Museum Frankfurt, Germany. Both exhibits convey an original impression of these fascinating but critically endangered marine animals. The conservation of sea turtles is a matter of heart for the Turtle Foundation – and follows the [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:12+01:00June 25th, 2017|Events, General|

Student project for the Turtle Foundation in Zirndorf, Germany

On Sunday, 19 March 2017, our Turtle Foundation Friends member Klaus Bock, teacher for Biology at the junior Highschool  in Zirndorf near Nuremberg, organized together with students of his research class a project to support the Turtle Foundation. During the spring festival in Zirndorf, when shops were exceptionally open on Sunday, children from the research [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:12+01:00March 27th, 2017|Events, General|

Boot Düsseldorf & FESPO Zurich 2017

The last week of January was like a little trade fair marathon: from 21 to 29 January on the BOOT in Düsseldorf and from 26 to 29 January at the travel fair FESPO in Zurich, our teams from Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein informed interested visitors the threats and the protection of the sea turtles. This [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:20+01:00February 3rd, 2017|Events, General|

Turtle Foundation at the Boot Düsseldorf and at the FESPO Zurich

This year the Turtle Foundation is again present at two big international fairs: From 21 to 29 January we will be at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show (Boot Düsseldorf) in Germany. You will find us at the booth of the Association of German Scuba Divers (VDST) in hall 3, booth B53. From 26 to 29 [...]

By |2018-07-04T10:15:54+01:00January 20th, 2017|Events, General|

The die is cast – big raffle event for the TF raffle at the FESPO Zurich

On the afternoon of Sunday, 31 January 2016, the winning tickets of the Turtle Foundation Raffle were drawn on FESPO Zurich. From 200 subsequently numbered balls, 18 numbers were drawn at the booth of WeDive Travel AG. You find these winning numbers on our raffle page; however, the winners had already been notified personally. We [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:23+01:00February 3rd, 2016|Events, General|

News from the Boot Düsseldorf 2016

After the first turbulent weekend on the Düsseldorf International Boat Show in Germany (Boot Düsseldorf) we are very pleased about the great interest of many visitors in our work to protect the endangered sea turtles. We would like to thank the approximately 250 visitors and more than 100 supporters who have registered in our signature [...]

By |2019-09-25T15:01:24+01:00January 27th, 2016|Events, General|