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La Tortuga Foundation is a non-profit non-governmental organization that develops its activities at the service of the community through technical-scientific research, applying the knowledge acquired in the implementation of appropriate management plans and effective environmental education programs for citizens of all levels, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources and a greater understanding of their benefits for present and future generations

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Fishing continues to be the basis of food security for millions of people, a primary source of local employment and a significant factor in the global economy. In fact, around one billion people, m...

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.

Message from the beach

Atana speaks to us on behalf of the children

Monitoring the range of the invasive coral Unomia Stolonifera

Coral Unommia has traveled approximately 450 kilometers from Mochima Park

Talk at the headquarters of the Choroni fishermen's council

Educational talk to the Choroni Fishermen's Council was held on Saturday, January 30, 2020

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