Turtles


Isla Mujeres, or in English “Island of Women” is a lovely place where you can enjoy the beach, the nature, the cuisine and a lot of sightseeing. You can either take a day trip from Cancun or spend your entire vacation on the island. Location Isla Mujeres stands in the […]

Isla Mujeres


The Bali Natural Resources Conservation Center (BKSDA) runs regular operations to detect the manufacture and sale of tortoiseshell products, its officers say. “We regularly check handicraft shops around Bali for tortoiseshell. If people are caught selling or handling this material, they could receive a five-year maximum jail term, a 10 […]

Conservation Group Fights Illegal Trade: Bali


The turtle population in Karimunjawa archipelago, north of Central Java, has been decreasing due to local people’s consumption of turtle meat and eggs, while the sea reptile’s habitat has also been damaged, posing the threat of extinction. Turtles have been hunted, slaughtered and consumed by locals. To conserve the protected […]

Turtle Conservation: Karimunjawa, Central Java



For years, Bali has been a hub for Indonesia’s illegal marine turtle trade, particularly in two coastal villages on Serangan islet in the southern neighbourhood of Denpasar, Bali’s main city. And the economic downturn since the Bali bombing has not helped. But now an education effort is paying dividends. Olivier […]

A Second Chance for Bali’s Marine Turtles: Bali