If we do not do something to help these creatures, we make a mockery of the whole concept of justice.
— Jane Goodall
 
The Tortoise Issue 5

The fifth issue of The Tortoise will be available for shipment next month. Order your copy today and it will ship by August 19th. With over 160 pages and 200 full-color images, the 12 feature articles in this issue span the globe, from Ted Turner’s “save everything” approach to conservation to rediscovering one of Asia’s rarest turtles in the Rakhine Hills of western Myanmar to recovering extinct tortoises in the Galápagos Islands. In Casting Call of the Wild, Ryan McGinley’s photographs of animals with models bring an element of unpredictability to studio photography.

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It’s a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.
— David Attenborough
 
The Tortoise Issue 4

The fourth issue of The Tortoise is available! Order your copy now before they’re sold out. With over 150 pages and 200 full-color images, the 12 feature articles in this issue span the globe, from herds of Giant Aldabra Tortoises in Mauritius to endemic freshwater sliders in Jamaica to what is arguably the least studied tortoise on earth, the Boulenger’s Tortoise of South Africa. In Trekking the Transfly, you’ll track down turtles in Papua New Guinea with biologist Arthur Georges, who travels through some of the most remote regions along the Fly River, encountering along the way local tribesmen with a rather macabre sense of humor.

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We are not God. The Earth was here before us and was given to us.
— Pope Francis
 
The Tortoise Issue 3

This 184-page issue, with over 150 color photos, covers a variety of stories ranging from editorials chronicling the death of a young conservationist to long-standing conservation programs in the field. The issue is complete with photo essays and interviews with prominent figures in our community, containing a total of 19 pieces that focus on a number of Threatened and Critically Endangered species from around the globe. From the deserts of Nevada where a rogue rancher battles the Federal Government for grazing rights on Desert Tortoise habitat, to the runways of John F. Kennedy Airport where Diamondback Terrapins search for suitable nesting sites — this issue covers the most pressing conservation topics facing tortoises and turtles today.

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The Tortoise Magazine, ostensibly Us Weekly for people who follow reptiles instead of Brad Pitt and ‘The Bachelor,’ was co-edited by Eric Goode.
— The Wall Street Journal
 
The Tortoise Issue 2

This 160-page issue, with over 150 color photos, covers a variety of stories ranging from editorials chronicling the wildlife trade to long-standing conservation programs in the field. The issue is complete with photo essays and interviews on prominent turtle conservationists containing a total of 15 pieces that focus on a number of Threatened and Critically Endangered species from around the globe. From the Mojave Desert where construction of the largest solar plant in the world threatens the Desert Tortoise, to southwestern Australia where the Critically Endangered Western Swamp Turtle struggles to survive amidst human development - this issue covers the most pressing conservation topics facing tortoises and turtles today.

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The Tortoise magazine makes an important and delightful contribution to the conservation of the world’s turtles and tortoises.
— Sir Richard Branson
 
The Tortoise Issue 1

This 160-page issue, with over 150 color photos, covers a variety of stories ranging from editorials chronicling the wildlife trade to long-standing conservation programs in the field. The issue is complete with photo essays and interviews on prominent turtle conservationists containing a total of 15 pieces that focus on a number of Threatened and Critically Endangered species from around the globe. From the Mojave Desert where construction of the largest solar plant in the world threatens the Desert Tortoise, to southwestern Australia where the Critically Endangered Western Swamp Turtle struggles to survive amidst human development - this issue covers the most pressing conservation topics facing tortoises and turtles today.

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