Category: Sea Turtles

MARINE TURTLE`S LIBERATION IN THE BEACH OF PUOLO

In the morning of 7th of May we went to the beach of Puolo to help the Istituto Zoologico Anton Dohrn (SZN) to release four of the several turtles they have under care. Joining us in this extraordinary …

VISIT TO “CENTRO DI RICERCE TARTARUGE MARINE”

The morning of 18th of April we did a study visit in a recovery center for turtles, a branch of Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn di Napoli, where Sandra and Gianluca, two doctorates in Marine Conservation, awaited us. The …

Project MARE at the Marine Turtle Research Centre

I think I have already said this before but I am going to repeat one more time: the most amazing part of this EVS is to have the chance of participating in a big range of activities which …

Turtle hatching in Palinuro

This is probably the most difficult post to write for me… Why? Because I would like to transmit you all the feelings that I have experienced in my last adventure! For the first time, I am not going to write …

Marine turtle nest at Palinuro

The beauty of this EVS project and what makes it diverse and unique is the fact that every day is different! We know the basic pillars but then we have wonderful surprises that bring unique opportunities and memories …

Mid Project Report: State of Affairs.

Italian: Arriving in a foreign country where they speak a totally different language from what you are used to can be intimidating to most people. However, us M.A.R.E. volunteers took it in our stride, and after 1 month …

Sea Turtle Release, Puolo Beach Complex, 11th May ’17.

In the morning, 4 volunteers made our way to Sorrento where Domenico Sgambati was waiting for us with the van for transporting the turtles. With stifling temperatures already, we started to make our way to Portici, only to …

The first rescue of turtles of the season!

A script that is now repeated for 10 years, and in pending systems more intelligent and innovative to reduce impacts on sea turtles (for example, this TED), I do not hold back and with enthusiasm and curiosity I leave …

The release of sea turtles on Ischia

Friday brings a great mission. Úíáó, úíáó. The morning. The first step. Wake up, boy. Be a man, boy. Get up. Damn it. I squint at a watch. It shows 4:30 am. What to do now? Take a …

Recovery of a sea turtle

Last Sunday several fishermen found, roughly a mile off Torre del Greco, a Caretta caretta turtle having problems and not being able to get underwater. They called the marine park of Punta Campanella and Mimi went to pick …