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The release of Luisa the Loggerhead

Last week we released 'Luisa', an injured loggerhead who had been brought in the week before by a local fisherman, Zé Luís. She had been caught in a discarded fishing net out at sea and presumably brought to Boa Vista in the current. With the help of Maria from Natura 2000, her wounds were cleaned [...]

By | Julho 8th, 2015|Geral|

HAPPY WORLD TURTLE DAY!!

Happy World Turtle Day, everyone. In honor of the day, please think about your use of plastic today. Especially plastic bags. Where does your plastic come from, and most importantly, where does it go? And here's an article on how the turtle got its shell: How the turtle got its shell

By | Maio 23rd, 2015|Geral|

April 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

April 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 900 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.

By | Maio 13th, 2015|Geral, Indonésia|

Turtle photos by famous underwater photographer Kurt Amsler

If you are on Facebook, you can see some wonderful turtle photos from the famous Swiss underwater photographer Kurt Amsler, who is also a friend and supporter of Turtle Foundation. His photographs, not only of turtles but of all the amazing marine life he has encountered, are fantastic! Kurt Amsler's turtle photo album

By | Maio 10th, 2015|Geral|

March 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

March 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 900 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.  

By | Abril 29th, 2015|Geral, Indonésia|

February 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

February 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 450 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.

By | Março 6th, 2015|Geral, Indonésia|

Turtle Foundation seeking Project Coordinator for Cape Verde project

TURTLE FOUNDATION is an international non-governmental, non-profit organization working for the protection and conservation of sea turtles. Since 2008, TURTLE FOUNDATION is implementing a program for the protection of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) on the island Boavista, Cape Verde. TURTLE FOUNDATION is currently seeking a Portuguese speaking Project coordinator. JOB DESCRIPTION: Title of the [...]

By | Fevereiro 24th, 2015|Cabo Verde, Geral, Jobs|

January 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia

January 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for downlad as PDF (ca. 620 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.

By | Fevereiro 9th, 2015|Geral, Indonésia|

December 2014 report from Hana in Indonesia

April 2015 report from Hana in Indonesia for download as PDF (ca. 900 kB) Hana Svobodová, MSc., is biologist and is working in Indonesia as volunteer coordinator for the Turtle Foundation's conservation project in East Borneo. She is regularly reporting about news and events regarding our project.

By | Fevereiro 8th, 2015|Geral|

Loggerhead’s ‘Lost Years’ During Migration Discovered

Loggerhead sea turtles have long been famous for their epic migrations, traveling for thousands of miles across the open ocean. However, there has been a gap in the record of their travels, that is, until now since NOAA researchers discovered evidence of what are known as "the lost years," a new study says. North Pacific [...]

By | Janeiro 17th, 2015|Geral|