Dear Friends of KIDO!
News from KIDO Planet: Nesting sea turtles & recycled plastic bottles boat
Our 2015 nesting sea turtles season is almost over, leatherback, hawksbill and green turtles have nested on our monitored beaches.
The highlight of the season was the rescue, tag and release of a leatherback mother poached by two fishers.
Our Kids with Cameras group was present and very persuasive in this rescue, the kids stared so hard at the two poachers that these guys could not openly request a ransom and had to cut the ropes releasing to us this illegally caught and dragged ashore endangered species, all 700 pounds of her !
The same kids also helped us to clear Petit Carenage nesting turtle beach of the excess Sargassum seaweeds, to allow new born hatchlings to safely reach the Ocean.
Ironically, once out in the open sea currents, Sargassum floating patches protect and nourish baby turtles, until they are large enough to swim away.
Feel free to watch our video here.
KIDO Summer Cat
A 10×5 ft catamaran, KIDO Summer Cat, was built with the kids help of recycled plastic bottles and other materials.
She successfully made her maiden 5 km sea voyage on the last day of the 50th Carriacou Regatta 2015 and became a model of a recycling plastic project that others can replicate and expand to several creative concepts, for an Ocean and beaches free of Plastics!
How you can help!
Our 2015 fundraising efforts to support KIDO environmental conservation and youth education activities continue.
How does it work?
Shop online at the same stores you shop at normally, get the best deals and earn Cashback while benefitting KIDO as well with each purchase!
The Stores pay DubLi commissions on the products you buy.
DubLi passes these commissions right back to you in the form of Cashback (not vouchers, but real cash) and concurrently they support KIDO Foundation for our environmental and educational programs.
The program is FREE to join and DUBLI gives US$10, loaded directly into your account upon registration.
All you need to do is register, shop and save.
With each purchase you make at your favorite stores (Apple, Microsoft, Walmart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Expedia, Orbitz and more) YOU earn Cashback and KIDO also receives a small donation without any cost to you!
The donations to KIDO do not come out of your Cashback amounts!
These are donated to KIDO by the company hosting the program.
To start shopping, saving and supporting KIDO, just click on the following link:
Help & Earn Money »
Thank You for Your Support
Dario, Marina and the KIDO Team in Carriacou (since 1995)
Kido Planet was formally know as Kido Project