Jairo Mora Sandoval was killed trying to protect Costa Rica’s sea turtles from poachers. But on the beach where he died, poachers still rule. Did Jairo die in vain? A story from Issue 3 of The Tortoise Magazine.
“By meeting the highest standards, the Turtle Conservancy has shown it is a true leader in wildlife conservation.” “It takes hard work and dedication to meet Association of Zoos and Aquariums Standards,” said AZA Interim President and CEO Kris Veers at the Turtle Conservancy's 5-year recertification hearing.
Tune in Dec. 2 at 9PM ET/PT as Discovery premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie Psihoyos’ Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. The problems are overwhelming but the solutions can start with you. #StartWith1Thing
Turtle Conservancy’s Maurice Rodrigues, James Liu, Max Maurer, and Christian Maurer participated in a local turtle survey. Masters student Thomas J. Duchak and Dr. Russell L. Burke (both of Hofstra University) are continuing a long-term (since 1998) study of a Wood Turtle population in New Jersey...