The Slow and Steady Conservation of the Asian Giant Tortoises

14 June 2019

“After three years of efforts, the Bangladesh Forest Department, the Creative Conservation Alliance, in partnership with the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, welcomed three baby tortoises bred in captivity for the first time in the history of Bangladesh. This was on May 23, serendipitously on World Turtle Day of…

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Our Turtles Need a New Ride!

13 June 2019 | 0 Comments

The Turtles and Tortoises at the Turtle Survival Center need a new ride! The time is drawing nigh for us to replace our Turtle Survival Center work truck. It will be missed, as it has served us well. Do YOU have a truck or van that could serve the needs of some of the world’s most…

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Unlocking the Key to Diapause Increases Hatching Success for the Crowned River Turtle

06 June 2019 | 0 Comments

By Arunima Singh, Shailendra Singh, Rishika Dubla, and Jordan Gray A total of 68 hatchling Crowned River Turtles (Hardella thurjii) recently hatched at the Kukrail Gharial Rehabilitation Centre (KGRC) in Lucknow, India, as part of a joint project between Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) / Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-India and the Uttar Pradesh Forest and Wildlife…

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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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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