Scientific Education

Microplastics on the beaches of Lechería

On March 10, 2022, we welcomed the UPTOS-Clodosbaldo Russián Applied Geochemistry Research Group from Cumaná, Sucre state, allies of La Tortuga Foundation. These professionals have been developing scientific research on the content of plastic garbage and microplastics on beaches in the state of Sucre since 2018, being one of the pioneers in developing studies on this subject in the country.

Institutional Cooperation between the La Salle Foundation for Natural Sciences and the La Tortuga Foundation

We celebrated the Framework Agreement for Institutional Cooperation that we carried out, closing with a flourish the month of January 2022, between Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales and Fundación La Tortuga. The purpose of this agreement is to strengthen the cooperation links between both institutions, in order to establish plans that contribute to mutual strengthening in technical, research, teaching, development and technical assistance areas; as well as the permanent exchange of information and experiences for the joint realization of projects and programs

Getting to know the Cotorra Margariteña

Fundación La Tortuga had a wonderful visit with Provita's friends in the Macanao Peninsula and its Margarita Parakeet Conservation Project. This successful work has been carried out on Margarita Island since 1989, where the community has made important contributions to the protection of these species both nationally and internationally.

La Tortuga: Chronicle of an announced ecodisaster?

With the global environmental crisis we are experiencing, in La Tortuga Island it is intended, "apparently" without the necessary environmental impact studies, to exploit, as soon as possible, "ecotourism and sustainably", the pristine natural and scenic resources of the island and its keys, namely: marine and underwater habitats, lagoons, and salt flats, archaeological and paleoanthropological sites, endemic terrestrial and aquatic biota.