Make the turle smile campaign

The new #MakeTheTurtleSmile campaign!

After the great success of #maketheturtlesmile last year, this year we are aiming to stop even more plastic from going to waste! How does it work: Collect plastic bottles (plastic types 1, 2 and 5) and aluminium cans Bring them to Green Phenix For every 25 bottles or cans, you receive a stamp  With these…

Water for Sea Turtles

Water for Sea Turtles in Rehabilitation

In the last few months, we have seen images of turtles in distress and difficult rescue missions. We have also seen the images of the happy moment when recovered turtles have been returned to the sea. But have you ever thought about what happens in the middle part of this story? When a turtle is…

STCC training

Volunteer training

We take great pride in our volunteers. They are the heart of our organization and without them, we could not fulfil our mission to protect sea turtles and their habitats. That being said, we value a professional approach and therefore we upgraded the volunteer training this year to a complete theoretical and infield training. For…

Injured sea turtle

Help Sea Turtles during Unprecedented Crisis

On Curacao, there is an unprecedented sargassum crisis that is heavily affecting our endangered sea turtles. Turtles are getting stranded and overheat as they struggle to reach the surface and breathe. So far, we have made 28 rescues and 8 are at the vet requiring urgent medical attention for tumours, carapace damage, belly wounds and…

Presentation of report by Nicky

Progress report november 2019

The 2019 season is slowly coming to an end. However, we are still seeing nesting activities and the monitoring of the beaches still continues. We check all the beaches 3 times a week. It hasn’t been the best season. So far we registered a little over 30 nests. The turtle rescues are also a regular…