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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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11:18PM PDT on May 19, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

6:39AM PDT on May 7, 2015

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12:03AM PDT on Apr 28, 2015

noted

12:14AM PDT on Apr 27, 2015

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7:23PM PDT on Apr 26, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

12:43AM PDT on Apr 16, 2015

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4:46AM PDT on Apr 1, 2015

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3:19AM PST on Mar 4, 2015

Thank you

7:44PM PST on Feb 28, 2015

saved another hatchling...my gifts given list says 51 hatchlings but I know I've saved more

9:52AM PST on Feb 27, 2015

Thanks for sharing

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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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