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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
This morning marked the official start of the race with one turtle being released at Clearwater Beach in St David’s.
Turtles to be released and tracked
Friday, August 10, 2012
At least five green sea turtles with attached satellite transmitters are being released from Clearwater Beach next week.
Tour de Turtles Bermuda: ‘Race On The Rock’
Thursday, August 09, 2012
“Tour de Turtles Bermuda: Race On The Rock” will kick off next week and will see green turtles fitted with GPS satellite transmitters to enable researchers to track their every movement as they “race” across the seas.
Volunteers clean up BAMZ
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Some 70 students and volunteers from eleven companies participated in The Centre on Philanthropy’s Community Day.
Saving our 'floating golden rainforest' at a local level
Friday, July 13, 2012
FRIDAY, JUNE 13: The Bermuda Alliance for Sargasso Sea formed last June with the intention of supporting a government led plan to protect the Sargasso Sea and the multitude of species that live within it. The Bermuda Sun sat down with four of the BASS member charities to discuss their mission so far.
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Published Apr 14, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Apr 14, 2018 at 8:55 am)
David Godfrey, executive director of the Florida-based
Sea Turtle Conservancy (Photograph supplied)
The Bermuda Turtle Project is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a lecture series featuring international experts.
The series is set to begin on April 26 with David Godfrey, executive director of the Sea Turtle Conservancy in Florida, giving an illustrated presentation.
The Sea Turtle Conservancy is the world’s oldest sea turtle research and conservation group.
A Bermuda Zoological Society spokeswoman said: “This lecture will share some of the very first sea turtle video footage, inspire your appreciation of these mysterious animals, celebrate a half century of success in protecting sea turtles and acknowledge the challenges these species still face.
“David’s presentation will begin on the black sand beaches of Tortuguero, Costa Rica, the largest remaining nesting site for green turtles in the Western Hemisphere — and trace the beginnings of a movement to study and protect sea turtles that spread from Tortuguero to the far reaches of the Caribbean, Bermuda and eventually around the world.”
The event will be held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, and proceeds will go towards the project.
• Tickets are available through he Bermuda Zoological Society website, www.bzs.bm, or call 293-2727