Media date with Galileo at Fundaçao Tartaruga, Boa Vista,Cape Verde

Press releases and own publications

In this area, you find a selection of all that has been reported on our work during the last years. Being it news articles, television broadcastings or podcasts. Apart from that, you find our own publications here. Feel free to contact us if you like to report on the Turtle Foundation!

Media talking about us

Plastikmüll und Wilderei: doppelte Bedrohung für Kap Verdes Meeresschildkröten
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 04/2023
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Artenschutzhunde auf Patrouille: tierische Unterstützung im Meeresschildkrötenschutz
Article in Marginata, issue 03/2023
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Schwimmen lernen für den Schutz bedrohter Meeresschildkröten
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 03/2023
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Light pollution: time to flick the switch
Episode of the podcast The Naked Scientists Podcast, 27 June 2023
By Dr Chris Smith
Published on The Naked Scientists

Trouble Turtles
Episode of the podcast Tauchen 2 go, issue 66, 17 March 2023
By Anja Kuschel
Published on Spotify

Partizipation als fester Bestandteil der Artenschutzarbeit
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 01/2023
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Artenschutzhunde auf Patrouille: tierische Unterstützung im Meeresschildkrötenschutz
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 04/2022
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Naturschützer gegen die Wilderei: Deutscher Kommissar wird Schildkröten-Hüter
TV report in Galileo, ProSieben, 26. Oct. 2022
(German) report on YouTube

Kapverden erleben
TV report in Länder, Menschen, Abenteuer, WDR/HR, 20. March 2022
(German) report on YouTube

Groß, steinalt und vom Aussterben bedroht
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 03/2022
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Urlaub, aber bitte ohne Schildpatt-Souvenir
Article in taucher revue, issue 03/2022
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Projekt zum Schutz Grüner Meeresschildkröten im Derawan-Archipel in Indonesien
Article in Marginata, issue 02/2022
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Projekt zum Schutz Grüner Meeresschildkröten im Derawan-Archipel in Indonesien
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 02/2022
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Augen auf im Urlaub: Finger weg von diesen Souvenirs
Article in MitgliederMagazin Bund Deutscher Tierfreunde, issue 01/2022
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Gesekerin rettet Meeresschildkröten
Article in Geseker Zeitung, 26. Oct. 2021
By Rebecca Dormels
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Kölnerin ist Schildkröten-Mafia auf der Spur
Article in Kölner Stadtanzeiger, 12. Aug. 2021
By Inge Swolek
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Vier Pfoten für Panzer in Not
Article in Bild der Frau, issue 14/2021
By Dörte Apel
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Dem Schutz der Schildkröten verschrieben
Article in Liechtensteiner Vaterland,  21. Oct. 2020
By Andreas Laternser
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Pfoten helfen Flossen
Article in Schweiz am Wochenende, 12. Jan. 2019
By Jacqueline Beck
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Schweizer Spürhunde für den Schildkrötenschutz
Article in the printed issue of Swiss magazin Tierwelt, issue 51/52 2018
By Jacqueline Beck
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Our own publications

Hatcheries, hatchling retention, and headstarting – discussing their conservation value. 2023. Cordes, H., Reischig, T., Zai, M. Presentation at the  2023 Indonesia Sea Turtle Symposium, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Turtle shell trade in Indonesia: Tackling the problem through market surveys and demand reduction campaigns. 2023. Jayuli, M., Nursaid, R., Cordes, H. Presentation at the Indonesia Sea Turtle Symposium, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Five years of protecting sea turtles with dogs and drones on Boa Vista, Cabo Verde: A review. 2023. Reischig, T., Maierhofer, M., Monteiro, A., Resende, E., & Cordes, H. Presentation at the 41st Annual Symposium of the International Sea Turtle Society, Cartagena, Columbia.

Assessing the potential effects of varying levels of marine plastic pollution in the nesting habitat of loggerhead turtles on Boa Vista Island, Cabo Verde. 2023. Yeoman, K., Jesus, A., Briers, R. A., & Reischig, T. Poster for the 41st Annual Symposium of the International Sea Turtle Society, Cartagena, Columbia.

Closing the knowledge gap: Contributing data from Sumatra about the northeast Indian Ocean leatherback subpopulation. 2023. Zai, M., Cordes, H., and Reischig, T. Presentation at the 2023 Indonesia Sea Turtle Symposium, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Assessing the potential effects of varying levels of marine plastic pollution in the nesting habitat of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in Boa Vista Island, Cabo Verde. 2023. Kate Yeoman, Airton Jesus, Robert Briers (Edinburgh Napier University), and Thomas Reischig. Poster for the 41th Annual Symposium of the International Sea Turtle Society (ISTS), Cartagena, Colombia. (Download PDF, 3.2 MB; English)

Identification of risk areas of sea turtle poaching on the island of Boa Vista, Cape Verde: Using a statistical and GIS-based approach. 2022. Stephanie Butera, Airton Jesus, Maria Medina Suarez (Cabo Verde Natura 2000), and Thomas Reischig. Poster for the 40th Annual Symposium of the International Sea Turtle Society (ISTS), Perth, Australia. (Download PDF, 1.4 MB; English)

Wildlife conservation dogs used in sea turtle protection on Boa Vista island, Cabo Verde. 2021. Stephanie Butera, Marcel Maierhofer, Thomas Reischig, Euclides Resende, and Hiltrud Cordes (Turtle Foundation). Short communication paper in: African Sea Turtle Newsletter 17:3–6 (Download PDF, 2.6 MB; English)

Drones for Turtles
Thomas Reischig, Hiltrud Cordes; Buchkapitel in “Sea Turtle Research and Conservation: Lessons from Working in the Field”
Herausgegeben von Brad Nahill, Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam, 2021

Drones for turtles: Controlling poaching of nesting loggerhead sea turtles with night vision unmanned aerial vehicles on Boavista Island, Cabo Verde. 2018. Thomas Reischig, Euclides Resende, and Hiltrud Cordes (Turtle Foundation). Short communication paper in: African Sea Turtle Newsletter 10:9–13 (Download PDF of ASTN 10, 3.7 MB; English)

Exploitation of turtle hatchlings: How headstarting poses an increasing problem for sea turtle conservation in Indonesia. 2015. Bayu Sandi, Thomas Reischig, and Hiltrud Cordes (ProFauna and Turtle Foundation). Poster for the 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. (Download PDF, 3.3 MB; English)

Assessment of a hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) foraging population in the Derawan archipelago, East Borneo, Indonesia: a pilot study. 2015. Muhammad Ali Imron, Firly Fathia Maulida, Silvia Riztiarina, Ahmad Saparhadi, Hiltrud Cordes, Hana Svobodová, and Thomas Reischig (Gadjah Mada University of Yogyakarta and Turtle Foundation). Poster for the 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. (Download PDF, 1.8 MB; English)

Green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the Berau archipelago, Indonesia: Population assessment, nesting activities, and protection status. 2011. Thomas Reischig et al. (Turtle Foundation). Poster for the 31st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, San Diego, California, USA. (Download PDF, 1.1 MB; English)

Green Turtle Nesting at Pulau Sangalaki. 2004. Reisa and Kevin Latorra, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 60 kB; English)

Guidelines for Turtle Hatchery Management. 2002. Hanneke Nooren and Gordon Claridge, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 62 kB; English)

Hatchery and high tides on Sangalaki. 2002. Hanneke Nooren & Gordon Claridge, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 17 kB; English)

Benefits from turtle conservation. 2002. Gordon Claridge & Hanneke Nooren, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 45 kB; English)

Benefits from turtle conservation. 2002. Gordon Claridge & Hanneke Nooren, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 41 kB; Bahasa Indonesia)

The effect of logs on nesting turtles. 2002. Mulky Thamrin, Zulfikar I.Y. Maruapey, Vang Ahang Moord. Y., Iwan Hermawan, Gordon Claridge, Hanneke Nooren (Download PDF, 38 kB; English)

Issues relevant to the conservation of nesting turtles on Sangalaki. 2002. Gordon Claridge and Hanneke Nooren, Turtle Foundation (Download PDF, 144 kB; English)

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