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Blogs under category: Americas

Photo gallery – Ten years of turtle conservation in Nicaragua

Over recent months we have been celebrating the 10th anniversary of Fauna & Flora International’s Turtle Conservation Programme in Nicaragua. We hope you’ve enjoyed the peek inside the daily workings of one of our benchmark conservation programmes. There’s still more to come, but this week, we thought we’d take you on a pictorial journey through the last 10 years. Alison Gunn, FFI’s Programme Manager, Americas & Caribbean, has unearthed some classic moments from the archives. We hope you enjoy!

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Turtle power just as strong ten years on

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) US Executive Director Katie Frohardt has been championing conservation of sea turtles for a decade. Her first trip to Nicaragua was shared with some people who have become instrumental in the ongoing success of FFI’s turtle programme.

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I don’t eat turtle eggs – do you?

Gena Abarca, Environmental Education & Communication Coordinator with Fauna & Flora International Nicaragua recollects some personal highs – and lows – all in the line of raising awareness of turtles in Nicaragua.

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The Sea Turtler

Perla Torres, Turtle Nesting Beach Coordinator for Fauna & Flora International in Nicaragua, reflects on her experiences of marine turtle nesting beach conservation and monitoring.

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Belize – the jewel in Central America’s crown

Posted on: 11.10.11 In: General, Americas

Rob Harris, Programme Manager for the Rapid Response Facility, recently took part in a grant monitoring trip to Belize with a colleague from UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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You never forget your first time

Posted on: 26.09.11 In: Americas, 10 Years of Turtle Conservation

Alison Gunn, Programme Manager, Americas & Caribbean for Fauna & Flora International reflects on the first time she witnessed a turtle coming ashore and laying her eggs – and how far the programme has come since.

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Helping Anglo American’s Minas Rio mine protect biodiversity

Posted on: 20.09.11 In: Americas, Business & Biodiversity

Fauna & Flora International’s Helen Nyul describes her involvement in Brazil’s Minas Rio mine as a case study for how we work with our corporate partner Anglo American.

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River to Reef – exploring the Maya Golden Landscape in Belize

Posted on: 07.06.11 In: FFI US, Americas

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) US warmly welcome our new Technical Director, Adam Henson who’s only been with us for a few weeks, but he hit the ground running with a visit to Belize, to see our work with on-ground partner Ya’axché Conservation Trust (Ya’axché). Here Adam blogs about the experience, and shares some insider information on the exquisite Maya Golden Landscape…

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Discovering the Americas

Posted on: 27.10.10 In: General, Americas

Dr Chris Greenwood, Fauna & Flora International’s Director of Communications & Development, reports on his recent visit to see our work in Belize, Nicaragua and Ecuador.

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