The Turtle Conservancy is excited to report the addition of 57.5 acres of land to our 800-acre Geometric Tortoise Preserve in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The parcel was purchased with a substantial grant from the Rainforest Trust and will double the amount of critical habitat protected at the southern portion of the reserve. The Turtle Conservancy’s Geometric Tortoise Preserve contains more than 80% of the remaining Geometric Tortoises on the planet…
The 7th issue of The Tortoise is here! 148 pages of full-color exploration of how turtles and tortoises influence people, politics and the arts. The feature articles span the globe, from Robert Kennedy Jr’s animal filled life to an Amazonian eco-travel expedition in Peru to the turtle collectors of Europe. This issue of The Tortoise Magazine will be sure to captivate conservationists, art enthusiasts, and world travelers alike.
Get your issue today, by purchasing any tier TC Membership on our website or by purchasing directly from our store. If you are a current member you will be receiving your copy of Issue 7 in the coming weeks.
The sixth issue of The Tortoise is here! The 10 feature articles span the globe, from Milla Jovovich's backyard to Doug Aitken’s latest art installation under the Pacific Ocean to multimillionaire turtle collectors in China. This issue of The Tortoise Magazine will be sure to captivate conservationists, art enthusiasts, and world travelers alike.
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.