Online Library

Reports & Papers
Laws and CITES
Useful Resources

Turtles in the News

News Archives

Adopt a Turtle
Adopt a Turtle

Would you like to receive the ATCN bulletin?

For more information on the turtle crisis, see these organizations that support our efforts.

California Turtle and Tortoise Club logo
California Turtle and Tortoise Club - Dedicated to Turtle and Tortoise Preservation,Conservation, Study and Education, Since 1964. The site includes general information on tortoise health and care as well specie specific articles relating to captive husbandry, conservation and can even listen to turtle calls!!!
Chelonian Research Foundation logo
Chelonian Research Foundation- is a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 for the production, publication, and support of worldwide turtle and tortoise research, with an emphasis on the scientific basis of chelonian diversity and conservation biology.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Logo Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated to insuring the survivaI of species which face the threat of extinction. The Zoo is actively involved with other zoos in survival programs for 50 endangered species, including gorillas, orangutans and cheetahs.
Dutch Turtle/Tortoise Society logo
The Dutch Turtle/Tortoise Society - Founded in 1975 the society supports activities to preserve turtles in the wild. They also provide information regarding turtles in the wild, proper housing, care and breeding of turtles in captivity.
Kadoorie Farms and Botanical Gardens Logo Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden -Established in the 1950s to bring agricultural aid to poor farmers. Today, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden reflects the changing times, and plays an active role in promoting the conservation and biodiversity in Hong Kong and South China, allied with sustainable agriculture and creative nature education.
Melbourne Zoo Logo
Melbourne Zoo- Australias oldest zoo, displays a representative sample of the world's fauna and flora in a series of bioclimatic (or habitat) zones. Melbourne zoo is also actively involved in supporting the Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Centre and raising community awareness of threats to turtles in China and Vietnam.
New York Turtle and Tortoise Society logo
The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society - is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation, preservation of habitat, and the promotion of proper husbandry and captive propagation of turtles and tortoises.
PACT - the Positive Actions Conservation Team - are a group of people loosely associated with Melbourne Zoo's reptile conservation program. PACT is an Australian group who raise money to fund educational posters, books and awareness campaigns in Asia.
Tortoise Trust logo
Tortoise Trust - The world's largest Turtle and tortoise organisation actively campaigning for the conservation and protection of tortoises and turtles around the world.
Turtle Homes - Turtle Homes Rescue, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the safety and welfare of turtles and tortoises worldwide. Turtle Homes places turtles and tortoises with individuals, organizations, and animal care establishments willing to provide species-specific care. Turtle Homes advocates the protection, preservation, and conservation of turtles and tortoises, both in the wild and in captivity, through direct action and public education.
turtle survival alliance logo
Turtle Survival Alliance - An IUCN Partnership Network for Sustainable Captive Management of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises.
WCS Logo
WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society- saves wildlife and wild lands through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world?s largest system of urban wildlife parks.
Wildlife Volunteer Fund - WVF is volunteering for anyone who wishes to help conserve wildlife and wildlife habitats around the world. WVF raises funds for select environmental NGO projects that have small administration overheads and big impact.
World Chelonian Trust Logo
World Chelonian Trust - Dedicated to the captive care, conservation and species survival of turtles and tortoises. The WCT hosts the internet's largest chelonian gallery. In addition the site also presents the complete chelonian taxonomy list and a comprehensive overview of the animal markets of China.

Asian Scholarship Program - The Asian Scholarship Program is aimed at providing opportunities for young professionals to learn about turtles and gain valuable experience through intensive summer training programs organized through the Wetland Institute in Stone Harbor, New Jersey.  The program started in 2000 and has hosted 14 international students thus far.

Contact us: