Archive for November 2016

Update on Big-Headed Turtle Confiscation in Burma

by Rick Hudson  Since we first broadcast the news of the Big-Headed Turtle (Platysternon megacephalum) confiscation in Burma on 7 November 2016, Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) staff and personnel have been busy organizing an effective response. We are grateful to the Myanmar Forestry Department for making the arrests and working with the TSA/Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) team…

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Joko Guntoro Receives Disney Conservation Hero Award

by Howard Goldstein  Aceh Tamiang, Sumatra, Indonesia, 11/13/2016 – Turtle Survival Alliance announced today that Joko Guntoro of Satucita Foundation has been honored with a Conservation Hero Award from the Disney Conservation Fund. The award recognizes local citizens for their commitment to reversing the decline of wildlife and engaging communities in conservation. Recipients from around the world were nominated…

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