DID YOU KNOW ❓ Sea turtles are an emblematic species of Polynesia, symbol of wisdom. Here are some interesting facts about their life cycle: ♦️ Sea turtles always return to lay their eggs on their birth beach. They use in particular terrestrial magnetism and their developed sense of smell. ♦️ The reproductive age is established at around 20 […]
To finish the week on a good note, another beautiful TV report on the association recently broadcasted by France O as part of the ‘The overseas witnesses’.program. Thank you to everyone for giving us the necessary visibility to relay the message of the importance of protecting our environment, rich but yet so fragile! Good weekend […]
TNTV channel recently released a 12-minute documentary on the actions of our association in the “Tatou” show. We talk about plastic pollution with the MANA HONU project, about the threats sea turtles face but also their life cycle with many interesting facts on this emblematic species. Enjoy!
Welcomed to the Sea turtle care center in August 2019, Temeio (“miracle” in Tahitian), a sub-adult green turtle found in Moorea lagoon speared to the head with a harpoon gun, was released! Long affected in its vision to the right eye with no eye reflex, Temeio has recovered all its faculties including its vision. In […]
Mareva returned to the ocean. We had the pleasure of releasing Mareva with Alexandra, our sponsor for this release. Mareva, a green turtle from Fakarava, arrived in July 2018 to the Care center suffering from a shell deformation. Now, in good health, she has left us for new adventures. We wish Mareva a long life! […]