We are thrilled to announce that Turtle Conservancy has been selected as a featured charity partner on CharitySub.org!
One day after the conclusion of the CITES Conference of the Parties, Royal Thai Customs officers arrested a 38-year-old Thai man while he was attempting to collect a bag containing tortoises at the airport’s luggage carousel.
The Turtle Conservancy’s first annual Turtle Ball at the Bowery Hotel in New York City was a success! We raised over $250,000 that will go directly towards turtle and tortoise conservation.
2012 represented a milestone year for the Turtle Conservancy with regards to press and outreach. Magazines, television, meetings, and even a projection on a wall in New York City all featured the work of the Turtle Conservancy.
Turtles and tortoises have been roaming the planet for 200 million years, but now many of them are endangered by poachers who can sell some animals for as much as $60,000. Lesley Stahl reports from Madagascar.
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The Turtle Conservancy is proud to announce the launch of its new publication The Tortoise. The Tortoise is a magazine dedicated to the appreciation and conservation of tortoises and turtles and their habitats worldwide.
Trade of wildlife is quite extensive in Asia. Last month a Turtle Conservancy Team met Chris Shepherd of TRAFFIC Southeast Asia to conduct surveys of the wildlife markets in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Hannah Lucas and Pratyaporn Wanchai join the BCC Team; Ploughshare Tortoise courtship continues; Chaco Tortoise eggs develop in the BCC’s incubator.
Nate Padavick of “They Draw & Travel” was kind enough to illustrate this awesome map of Madagascar to help raise funds for tortoise conservation. Support the cause and buy a print!