Save & Protect Turtles and Giant Tortoises

Protecting and Preserving the Turtle and Giant Tortoise populations and their habitats.

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Curieuse Island hosts one of the largest populations of Aldabra giant tortoise outside of Aldabra Atoll. Our Islands in the Seychelles is the home to the largest populations of Aldabra giant tortoise outside of Aldabra Atoll. These slow animals are essential to our wildlife and environment but struggle to outrun poachers. New turtle and tortoise hatchlings found on the Island are relocated to safe locations to survive the wild, we tag and protect them and find them when they are in need of support.

Continued monitoring and tagging of free ranging and hatchling tortoises is essential to the survival and growth of the population on Curieuse. Without regular supplies of electronic tags and tag scanners the project would not be able to continue.

The purchase of further electronic tags and tag scanners will allow us to continue monitoring and protecting these species effectively.

Increase of the Aldabra giant tortoise population on Curieuse Island back to historically natural levels. The tortoises are a major attraction for visitors to the island, all of whom pay a landing fee. This fee significantly contributes to the economy of the Seychelles and partly funds the local partners in their efforts to sustainably manage the island.

Curieuse Island hosts one of the largest populations of Aldabra giant tortoise outside of Aldabra Atoll. Our Islands in the Seychelles is the home to the largest populations of Aldabra giant tortoise outside of Aldabra Atoll. These slow animals are essential to our wildlife and environment but struggle to outrun poachers. New turtle and tortoise hatchlings found on the Island are relocated to safe locations to survive the wild, we tag and protect them and find them when they are in need of support.

Continued monitoring and tagging of free ranging and hatchling tortoises is essential to the survival and growth of the population on Curieuse. Without regular supplies of electronic tags and tag scanners the project would not be able to continue.

The purchase of further electronic tags and tag scanners will allow us to continue monitoring and protecting these species effectively.

Increase of the Aldabra giant tortoise population on Curieuse Island back to historically natural levels. The tortoises are a major attraction for visitors to the island, all of whom pay a landing fee. This fee significantly contributes to the economy of the Seychelles and partly funds the local partners in their efforts to sustainably manage the island.

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