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…

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Nlly - volunteer of sea turtle conservation curacao

Nelly’s Verhaal

Bijna 4 maanden terug, ben ik gelukkig begonnen als vrijwilligster bij STCC! Wat een ongelooflijk mooie ervaringen heb ik mogen opdoen!  Langs alle zuidkant beaches elke vrijdag, mogen controleren, is een joy! Het ochtendgloren, de serene sfeer en de natuur die ontwaakt van dier tot mens, in een woord: fantastisch! Met foto’s heb ik al menig…

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Sea Turtle Conservation - Quinlan

Volunteer Story – Quinlan

Having only been a volunteer at STCC since May this year I’ve already had some unforgettable experiences. I’ve been on two trips to Klein Curaçao, collecting nesting information for the STCC database, and one to Wacawa where we released a rescued turtle back into the ocean after being kept at the Sea Aquarium for treatment.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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