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Help Sea Turtle community after Tropical Storm in Costa Rica!

Help Sea Turtle community after Tropical Storm in Costa Rica!

We need your help! The Team Tora Carey at El Jobo Guanacaste lost everything through the passage of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica. Our fishing community is devastated, our two families the guardians of the nests lost everything they had including their homes, and our captain lost his family’s, subsistence, our “turtle boat”.El Jobo has opened its doors and helped us to take care of the turtles, today we need your help to restore the welfare of those who…

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First Steps: A Pilgrimage across the Sand

First Steps: A Pilgrimage across the Sand

Author: Kristen Sawyer National Geographic Student Expeditions Trip Leader, Costa Rica Community Service It all started with a baby turtle. I had never before held a baby turtle in my hands, its tiny fins pulling across my skin, as if it was churning up its own energy to embark on the longest journey of its short life thus far— surviving the sand, the threats of the water, and fighting for its right to live. I found myself here, on Playa…

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Los Protectores del Ambiente del Equipo Tora Carey

Los Protectores del Ambiente del Equipo Tora Carey

En noviembre del 2016 el Equipo Tora Carey comenzó a su programa de educación ambiental dirigido a los niños del pueblo pesquero El Jobo. Estos cursos empezaron con una introducción al cuido de las tortugas marinas de la región. Dentro de los temas trabajados fue la concientización de los diferentes tipos contaminación que existe. Del mismo modo se relaciono la contaminación con el impacto humano sobre la sobrevivencia de estas especies. Estas actividades educativas han sido sumamente exitosas. Al dia de…

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