Houston’s Alligator Snapping Turtles NEED YOUR HELP!

October 27, 2020

The Alligator Snapping Turtles of Houston, Texas, and their habitat, Buffalo Bayou, NEED YOUR HELP! A proposed project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to reduce the impacts of flooding in the Greater Houston metropolitan area would not only significantly change the natural qualities of Buffalo Bayou, but…

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South Carolina Governor Signs Bill to Protect Wild Turtles From Poaching, Trade

October 22, 2020

For Immediate Release, October 21, 2020 Contacts:       Elise Bennett, Center for Biological Diversity, (727) 755-6950, ebennett@biologicaldiversity.org Rick Hudson, Turtle Survival Alliance, (817) 343-7380, rhudson@fortworthzoo.org Craig Stanford, (213) 740-1918, IUCN SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, stanford@usc.edu Paul Gibbons, (503) 250-2197, pmgibbons@gmail.com COLUMBIA, S.C.— Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill today that bans the commercial…

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National Hicatee Day!

October 17, 2020

Belize Foundation for Research and Environmental Education (BFREE) and the newly established Hicatee Awareness Month Committee invite you to join us in celebrating National Hicatee Day, the focal awareness day of the fourth annual Hicatee Awareness Month! Through October, we invite turtle-lovers everywhere to put on capes and transform into Hicatee Heroes. Together we have one…

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From Mongabay India – The Elongated Tortoise Battles Habitat Loss and Fire in its Leaf Litter Home –

October 14, 2020

by Roopak Goswami CLICK HERE to see this great article by Roopak Goswami from Mongabay India. It highlights the Critically Endangered Elongated Tortoise and brings you insights from Shahriar Caesar Rahman of TSA Partner Organization, Creative Conservation Alliance, and Dr. Shailendra Singh from WCS/TSA India.

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Saving the World's Most Endangered Turtles and Tortoises

Coordinating Global Response to Confiscation Events

The TSA has made a bold commitment:


Zero Turtle Extinctions

in the 21st Century

Sulawesi Forest Turtle

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