Author Archives: Marina

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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Adopt a Sea Turtle !

Please consider a donation or Adopt a Sea Turtle to help support our ongoing environmental and educational programs. The sea turtle population is crashing down, some 90% in the last 10 years, scientists tell us. In order to save them … Continue reading

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Adopt a Rescued Dog !

KIDO also rescues abandoned and abused dogs providing them with food & shelter until a good home is found for them. We sometimes ask ourselves who the rescuer is and who is the rescued, because in many cases we witnessed … Continue reading

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Volunteers for Nesting Sea Turtle Monitoring

Kido offers volunteer opportunities from March 15 to August 31. Minimum term 3o days, patrolling 5 nights a week. Two days off weekly. Volunteers patrol selected beaches along with local guide from early evening to morning, helping to monitor, measure & … Continue reading

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