Sea Turtle Rescue Effort Update from Texas

As many of you are aware by now, the State of Texas was besieged by a winter storm that left many areas covered in snow and ice, and its residents without electric or water services for several days. The wintry blast also greatly impacted its wildlife, notably sea turtles. This week, an unprecedented 7,000+ sea…

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800 Radiated Tortoises Rescued in Madagascar!

This past weekend, TSA-Madagascar staff assisted in the seizure of 811 juvenile Radiated Tortoises (Astrochelys radiata) from poachers in southern Madagascar. The TSA Madagasikara team quickly transported the tortoises—weak and dehydrated due to months of being held without food or water, exacerbated by severe drought and scorching temperatures—to our Tortoise Conservation Center (TCC) near Tsihombe.…

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Reintroducing the Black Softshell Turtle

Great article on Black Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia nigricans) reintroduction efforts by TSA India Program partner Jayaditya Purkayastha of Help Earth, and featuring quotes from TSA India Program Director Shailendra Singh. READ THE ARTICLE HERE!

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Turtle Community Comes to the Aid in Malaysia

In late December, the Northeast Monsoon Winds swept over the South China Sea bringing with them pounding rain to Peninsular Malaysia. By the first week of January, many eastern Malaysian states were experiencing flooding, especially Terengganu. The flooding was considered the worst in half a century. After more than a week of incessant rain, villages…

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