1. K

    Dalyan Turtles

    An inspirational article about efforts to protect the turtles on Iztuzu, with some excellent photos. https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/turkey-loggerhead-turtles-95-year-old-woman-conservation-photography-a8584506.html
  2. S

    Turkey's Turtles

    Was always impressed at the efforts by both volunteers and the logical councils in Turtkey re preservation of these wonderful creatures https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2018/sep/05/turkey-sea-turtles-conservation-work-iztuzu-beach-in-pictures
  3. suzyq

    Loggerhead Turtles that bite

    Would still be a nice experience to be swimming with the turtles even if they do nip you. Swimmers off beaches in Turkey's southern Antalya province have been attacked by an unusual predator, not sharks but loggerhead turtles. Ten people have reported the turtle bites, which are not a serious...
  4. K

    BP kills Sea Turtles

    For those of us who, in part came to this part of the world because of the efforts to save sea turtles, the news from the Gulf of Mexico could not get worse. BP has admitted that sea turtles are being burned alive in the areas that it is burning oil. Conservation organisations are reporting...
  5. shirleyanntr

    Kaptan June and The Dalyan Turtles.

    This lady is now 85 years old and lives in Dalyan..shes been there since the mid 80's . She was once involved in rescuing a bear and getting it a visa to send it to Austria(i think it was austria) Apart from that she has been an ardent protector of the turtles in Dalyan. İ wonder if any of the...
  6. V


    Hi, I was wondering about following. Five years ago when I was for the first time in Datca I saw during my holiday 5 turtles between the olive trees etc. I really love these animals. Then I never saw them not for a few years. Last year I saw another two of them. Does anybody know if this is a...
  7. shirleyanntr

    Turtles in Tosmur

    İ have a friend who has a beach strip at the far end of tosmur beach and right next to his place turtles nest every year... the beach 'boy' told me that at night when everybody's gone he has actually had a large turtle approach him before going off to dig and lay. ..he sleeps up there all the...
  8. lorraine

    Calis Turtles

    After the dismal start to the Turtle season on Calis beach there is some good news. The begining of the season saw the drastic drop in numbers to the visiting Caretta Caretta Turtle, this is due mainly to the beach and prom area becoming more popular, further hindered by the ever increasing...
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