‘Hunters’ arrested
Thursday, 17 July 2008
This morning two men were arrested with a mature female loggerhead in the back of their truck.  The two men, from Santiago island, claimed that they did not know it was against the law to kill and
 
Turtle saved
Tuesday, 15 July 2008
Thanks to the brave actions of two of the Rangers, two female loggerheads were saved from certain death.  The turtles had been dragged from the beach and flipped on their backs near a track on
 
Military Workshop
Thursday, 3 July 2008
SOS Tartarugas conducted a workshop for the military.  The soldiers learned about the turtle’s lifecycle and their importance to the marine ecosystem.  Volunteers from the military will join us on
 
1,389 and counting
Saturday, 28 June 2008
So far 15 nests containing 1,389 eggs (an average of 92.6) have been relocated to the hatchery, the first of which should hatch around 9 August.  We have seen 33 turtles and left 3 nests in situ.  
 
No more captive turtles!
Wednesday, 25 June 2008
The owner of the illegal tourist attraction in Fontona voluntarily allowed us to release the turtles that have been held there for several months.  It is illegal to keep turtles in Cabo Verde and
 
The latest turtle news from Sal and other islands in Cabo Verde