AZA Certification

AZA Certification

“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.

Resurrecting Lonesome George

Resurrecting Lonesome George

Turtle Conservancy’s Dr. Paul Gibbons recently joined a team of over 60 scientists, field biologists, veterinarians, and park rangers on what has been called the most ambitious species recovery effort ever attempted. 

Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

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

Star Tortoise Trade, Ivory Surveys and Much More

Star Tortoise Trade, Ivory Surveys and Much More

The October issue of the TRAFFIC Bulletin, has been published and features a number of papers highlighting the emerging online trade in wildlife.

‘Shocking’ scale of illegal trade in Indian star tortoise uncovered

‘Shocking’ scale of illegal trade in Indian star tortoise uncovered

Over 55,000 star tortoises illegally collected from just one “trade hub” in south India in one year, study found.