Author Archives: Marina

150 Hawksbill Hatchlings safely reach the Ocean

On September 25, at dawn, KIDO Guide Solomon on turtle patrol in Anse La Roche beach, part of High North Nature Park, discovered 5 hawksbill hatchlings, barely emerged from a nest he had located and duly recorded 58 days earlier. … Continue reading

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KIDO Environmental Youth Program 2014 – 2015

KIDO Environmental Youth Program Video    

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2014 – 2015

                          Thanks to The Rufford Small Grant Foundation for its support of sea turtle conservation in the Caribbean region  

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May 23, 2015 – Rescue, Tag & Release of Poached Leatherback Turtle

  Illegally caught & dragged ashore, a female leatherback turtle, fully protected as endangered species all year around by law, was successfully rescued by Kids with Cameras Carriacou with KIDO rescue team in Windward.             … Continue reading

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May 12, 2015 – Unusual Day Nesting of Leatherback in Hillsborough, Carriacou

In May this year a leatherback female turtle crawled up Hillsborough town beach in full day and laid her precious eggs under the eyes of a crowd of about fifty people; most were in awe, many recording the event with … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Nesting & Rescue/Release

Having a close encounter with sea turtles is an amazing experience, like meeting a prehistoric animal. In fact these creatures lived at the same time as dinosaurs, 100 million years ago. They survived the glacial era, yet today’s relentless destruction … Continue reading

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Wildlife Rescue Stories

Donella, the Leatherback turtle March 2006, Carriacou, Grenadines archipelago, in the southern West Indies:  KIDO team was showing a slide presentation to a primary school classroom, to highlight the desperate plight of sea turtles, relentlessly hunted and killed in cruel … Continue reading

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September 2014, KIDO’s 329th turtle rescue, tag & release

  On September 19 a male hawksbill turtle was rescued from the pot, tagged and released by KIDO team. Hawksbill turtles are listed as worldwide Critically Endangered by IUCN. Carriacou Animal Hospital volunteer veterinaries assisted during the release  

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Rare Loggerhead Turtle Rescued!

On January 14, 2014, KIDO Turtle Team rescued a rare specimen of female Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta). Loggerheads were frequently encountered by divers 20 years ago in Carriacou waters; this is the first seen in 8 years! Worldwide the Loggerhead … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2013

Thanks to The Rufford Small Grant Foundation for its support to sea turtle conservation in the Caribbean region

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