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Your adoption really helps

Animal adoptions like yours give a huge boost to our work. They not only help fund projects to work with local communities to monitor turtle movements and protect their habitat but also fund our other vital work around the world.

Protect these incredible animals and receive

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Cuddly Toy

An optional soft toy to love forever.

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Fact Pack

Packed with facts, bookmarks and stickers.

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Regular Updates

We'll keep you updated on how you're supporting our vital work including sending your adoption updates three times a year.

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A Wonderful Gift

Give a gift that will help to protect the future of turtles and their habitats.

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Marine turtles are excellent navigators – they often migrate hundreds, even thousands of kilometres between feeding and nesting grounds. Male turtles never leave the sea, but females come ashore to lay eggs – amazingly to the same beach where they themselves hatched.

Threats

80% Decline in Turtles over 3 generations

Fishing

Marine turtles need to get to the surface to breathe, and if they get caught up in fishing gear, they can drown.

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Habitat Destruction

One of the main threats marine turtles face is the destruction of their habitats. Development along coastlines is destroying nesting beaches, making it harder for female turtles to lay their eggs.

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Poaching

Marine turtles are poached for their meat and shells, and nests are raided for eggs, which are seen as a delicacy in some cultures.

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Climate Change

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise, and increase the number, and the intensity, of storms. This can damage and destroy nesting beaches.

How we can help

We’re reducing the negative impact of fishing practices on marine turtles by, including the use of less-harmful fishing gear – for example, ‘circle hooks’ instead of traditional ‘j’ hooks can reduce accidental capture of turtles by up to 80%.

We’re helping protect marine turtle habitats. In Fiji, we’re engaging with local communities to help them protect, monitor and manage turtle nesting grounds

Your adoption and support will help us:

  • Reduce accidental by-catch of turtles and lobbying to have on-board observers on fishing vessels
  • Influencing national policy including input into the Fiji Sea Turtle Recovery Plan
  • Community protection, monitoring and community turtle monitors and sharing of data and insights to improve turtle conservation
  • Educating local communities on the importance of Marine Turtles and their threatened status.
  • Capacity building on law enforcement, protection, management, research and monitoring
  • Promoting sustainable development and livelihood diversification to reduce pressure on marine environment
  • Fund our other essential work around the world

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Turtles have light, spongy bones that help them float.

Last minute gift?

Turtle adoption certificate
No problem! You can print or email a personalised gift certificate online to give on the day.

Free delivery

Your pack will be sent within 2 days - but allow up to 5 days for it to arrive. 

Next day delivery

Get your pack quicker for £5.59. Order before 12pm Monday to Friday for your pack to be delivered the next working day. UK only and deliveries must be signed for.

Any other questions?

Take a look at our adoption FAQs