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The Turtle Survival Alliance is undertaking a fresh survey of turtle species in the Terai region of Uttar Pradesh in Northern India.

23 June 2020

TSA’s Dr. Shailendra Singh said the survey would form the fundamental base for modifications in conservation plans, in accordance with the status of the region’s turtles. Programs for their protection and proliferation in their breeding grounds are essential for the conservation of biodiversity, as turtles play a crucial role of scavengers in aquatic ecosystems. Read…

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Turtles and Tortoises are in Trouble

22 June 2020

World’s Top Turtle and Tortoise Experts Release Largest Comprehensive Study of Extinction Risks and Provide Roadmap for Recovery Ending the Wildlife Trade Will Help Species Immediately For immediate release Fifty-one experts with the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group published the most comprehensive study of the extinction risks…

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TSA Around the World: Madagascar

17 June 2020

Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! Friday, 19 June 2020 at 11 AM Eastern Daylight Time. CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WEBINAR! In this webinar series, we’re taking you around the world to see how the Turtle Survival Alliance makes a positive impact for tortoises and freshwater turtles across our many range-country programs. This week, we…

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TSA Around the World: Colombia

08 June 2020

Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! Friday, 12 June 2020 at 11 AM Eastern Daylight Time. CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WEBINAR! In this webinar series, we’re taking you around the world to see how the Turtle Survival Alliance makes a positive impact for tortoises and freshwater turtles across our many range-country programs. This week, we…

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TSA Around the World: Belize

01 June 2020

Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WEBINAR! In this webinar series, we’re taking you around the world to see how the Turtle Survival Alliance makes a positive impact for tortoises and freshwater turtles across our many range-country programs. This week JOIN US LIVE from BELIZE! The staff of the Belize Foundation for Research…

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TSA Around the World: North America

26 May 2020

Get YOUR Turtle Questions Ready! CLICK HERE TO WATCH! In this new webinar series, TSA’s Communication and Outreach Coordinator Jordan Gray takes you around the world to see how the Turtle Survival Alliance makes a positive impact for tortoises and freshwater turtles across our many range-country programs. This week, we begin in North America, and…

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Call to Action: America’s Turtles Need Your Help

21 May 2020

SIGN THE CALL TO ACTION LETTER HERE! Wildlife Experts Agree: Native Turtles in the U.S. Are Under Siege From Illegal Collection Combined with other threats, the toll from poaching could wipe out populations of native turtles. For Immediate Release Contacts: Scott Buchanan, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management; 401-782-3720; scott.buchanan@dem.ri.gov Dave Collins, Tennessee Aquarium; 423-785-4081;…

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TSA Webinar: A World of Turtles

20 May 2020

In our effort to continue educating turtle lovers of all ages during these trying times, the TSA invites you to join us for our FREE LIVE WEBINAR in celebration of World Turtle Day®! A World of Turtles: Turtle Diversity Across Our Planet In celebration of World Turtle Day® the TSA will teach you about turtle diversity…

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Moved from Temple Ponds to the Wild, Black Softshell Turtles walk towards Revival

14 May 2020

Read this article on the Black Softshell turtle by Deepanwita Gita Niyogi for Mongabay to learn MORE! Last year, 70 hatchlings of the Black Softshell Turtle were released in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Assam. Since 2016, 300 hatchlings have been released in the wild under a program where turtles are bred in temple ponds and…

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Monitoring Movements in the Meta River

12 May 2020

Acoustic Transmitters & South American River Turtles: To increasingly close gaps in knowledge and reveal some of the mysteries that surround the South American River Turtle, a WCS/TSA Colombia team started installing acoustic transmitters in a group of individuals, to monitor their voyages and movements in the Meta River, the first time this technology is…

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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

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