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|

News from our Turtle Conservation Project in Berau, Indonesia, October 2013

From Dr. Hiltrud Cordes, Project Manager/ October 2, 2013:  Banjiiiiir! Dear turtle friends, last week I arrived in the town Tanjung Redeb, capital of Berau regency in East Kalimantan, where the head office of our project is based. We had a very good start with introducing a  new accounting software. Our office staff Rachmad and [...]

By | Outubro 3rd, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

New link to our petition to save Sangalaki’s turtles

We've moved our petition to Please sign the petition asking the local government to let us continue our protection and data collection efforts on behalf of the green sea turtle population of Sangalaki Island. Thank you so much. Save Sangalaki's Turtles

By | Junho 27th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

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 | Junho 25th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

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 | Junho 7th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

Please take a moment to sign these petitions – it does make a difference!!!

It only takes a moment, and it REALLY DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE when a government agency or official is inundated with emails from petitions that have been signed. It tells them that people care, that they are willing to make an effort to make their views known to the officials in charge. So PLEASE, take [...]

By | Junho 4th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

Please help stop the slaughter of turtles in Bali

Please help stop the slaughter of turtles in Bali by signing these two petitions on Change.Org. Each signature will be sent to the Governor of Bali and the Bali Tourist Board directly. The slaughter is illegal under Government Act No 7/1999, which prohibits the killing and trading Sea Turtles !! Sadly, the issue is now [...]

By | Abril 27th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

Tainted Turtle Meat Kills at Least Three Kids, Poisons Hundreds in West Sumatra

At least three people have died and hundreds more were sickened after consuming toxic turtle meat in Mentawai Island, West Sumatra, a local news portal reported on Wednesday. Rijel Samaloisa, deputy mayor of Mentawai, told news portal that three children — a 3-year-old, an 8-year-old and an 11-month-old – died after eating the tainted [...]

By | Março 29th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

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 | Janeiro 27th, 2013|Geral, Indonésia|

photo of our visit to Berau (Indonesia)

This is our team on the islands of Mataha and Bilang-Bilangan with visitors from Germany: (from left to right) Yusuf, Ben, Mudhar, Otto, Aidin, Thomas, Thorsten, Girboy, Ayoub (wants to go to Boavista next year!), Petra, Agung, Hilli

By | Novembro 7th, 2012|Geral, Indonésia|