Another 46 Burmese Roofed Turtle hatchlings arrived just in time for World Turtle Day®!

23 May 2019

Not only is it #WorldTurtleDay ® , but we’re also celebrating the arrival of another 46 Burmese Roofed Turtle babies. This is a great success for this Critically Endangered species and the conservation project, implemented by Turtle Survival Alliance and funded through the IUCN SOS – Save Our Species partnership with Lacoste. Read more about…

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Why don’t we weep for turtles? They are disappearing before our eyes. Dr. Brian Horne, WCS

23 May 2019

“Many of my fellow conservationists’ posts joined the backlash against the billionaires who donated hundreds of millions to Notre Dame’s restoration nearly overnight while the search for another female Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle that could save a species from extinction remains understaffed and underfunded. Inevitably, the question would arise: Why don’t we see articles on…

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TSA’s 10 Ways YOU Can Help Turtles on World Turtle Day®!

22 May 2019 | 0 Comments

1. Help a turtle cross the road! Nesting season has begun and turtles will likely be crossing a road near you. Safely move the turtle to the other side of the road in the direction it was heading. 2. Support or start a local turtle conservation project near you! There are 469 types of turtles…

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#EndangeredSpeciesDay! Partners!

17 May 2019

For the past four years, NCMNS Living Collections staff have traveled to and from the TSA’s Turtle Survival Center (TSC) in South Carolina to help manage the facility while TSA team members are called across the globe to confiscate testudines from poor and often dangerous conditions. Read more from the North Carolina Museum of Natural…

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Northern River Terrapins hatch at Karamjal!

16 May 2019

Wildlife conservation efforts always involve immense patience and resilience and takes a long time to show any tangible progress. On the morning of May 16, conservationist and forest department officials at the wildlife breeding centre in Karamjal of East Sundarbans woke up to see some of the conservation efforts producing results. Read more about this…

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After Major Poaching Bust in Madagascar, N.H. ‘Turtle Artist’ Swings into Action

03 May 2019

(Editor’s note: we highly recommend listening to this story.)   “The Turtle Survival Alliance invited Matt Patterson to Madagascar to help study potential places in the wild where they can release them. That meant surveying for edible plants, as well as making sure those in captivity are healthy. It’s part of a multi-step process that Josh…

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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