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Save a Turtle Hatchling

Save a Turtle Hatchling

I’m very excited to announce that we have a new addition to the Butterfly Rewards store! We have partnered with SEE Turtles, part of the Ocean Foundation. Care2 members can now save a turtle hatchling! Simply redeem your Butterfly Rewards and you will save a turtle hatchling at Colola Beach, Mexico. SEE Turtles supports community-based conservationists who protect the black turtles (also known as Pacific green turtles) who nest on this beach. The project, run by the University of Michoacan, maintains a hatchery where the eggs are protected from humans and animals until hatching, when they are released to the ocean.

SEE Turtles, part of The Ocean Foundation, supports sea turtle conservation programs around the world through ecotourism, volunteer & educational programs, advocacy, and financial support. This gift will be part of the group’s Billion Baby Turtles project, which aims to save a billion turtle hatchlings over the next decade.

Photo credit: Neil Ever Osborne.

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1:33AM PDT on Oct 23, 2014

very good chance to save them

10:48PM PDT on Oct 17, 2014

saved another turtle hatchling

1:37PM PDT on Oct 9, 2014

20,164 and going up, up, up!

2:24AM PDT on Oct 8, 2014

In less than 20 months Care2 members have helped to save over 20,000 turtle hatchlings. The total is at 20, 083 and climbing. I think this is a cause for celebration! Clicking to donate and using butterfly credits really does help to make the world a better place. Way to go Care2! Thank you for providing the opportunity to come together and help worthy causes.

7:27PM PDT on Oct 1, 2014

The total is up to 19,707 now as we start October 2014.

12:53AM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

Wow, I can't believe Care2 members have helped save 19632 turtles in just over 15 months. Way to go Care2 members!

1:53AM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

I just helped to save my 10th hatchling. Hooray!

8:38PM PDT on Sep 25, 2014

love the hatchlings

1:45PM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

think I'll redeem another 2000 butterfly points to save another hatchling

12:32AM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

Thank you!

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about Marya G.

Marya is the V.P. of Product Management and is responsible for Care2's product and marketing strategy and execution. Marya is an advocate of animal rescue and has two adopted pets, including Buddy,... more




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