Today, the first 14 of 40 Black Softshell Turtle eggs hatched in the incubation room at the Nagsankar Temple in Assam, India. The Black Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia nigricans) is a Critically Endangered species native to Bangladesh and India. Until recently, it was considered Extinct in the Wild on account of no known wild populations. Within…

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Tricarinate Hill Turtle (Melanochelys tricarinata)

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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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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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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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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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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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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