28 C with a lovely breeze – January is really the best month to be in The Philippines. It is not boiling but it is sunny, plants are green and happy, and the sea turtles are a dream. It was busy at the tiny house to start, mainly updating flood damage from the last wetContinue reading “Life updates from The Philippines”
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Thank you for adopting 1,797 pawikan eggs, dear blog friends
We’ve been doing this together for three years now and your support continue to move us every time. To everyone who adopted pawikan nests from our previous post, a big thank you in behalf of the sea turtles and our small community of volunteers! You may not be physically present with us but you areContinue reading “Thank you for adopting 1,797 pawikan eggs, dear blog friends”
These beautiful hawksbill sea turtles will steal your heart
Pawikan conservation in our little town of Pag-asa, Bagac, Bataan continues and this third season presented us all with early Christmas presents: stunning hawksbill sea turtle hatchlings!
Thank you for 25, 532 turtle hatchlings this pawikan Season 2
Earlier this month, the pawikan babies emerged out of the sand from the last nest in the hatchery adopted by Leeeeeenda. You know what that means: Season 2 for the Pag-asa Pawikan Protection and Conservation Center has ended and it was an unimaginable success, thanks to all of your support! The total number of turtlesContinue reading “Thank you for 25, 532 turtle hatchlings this pawikan Season 2”
We have green sea turtles for Sean!
Some exciting news: Sean’s nest adopted for his grandson Leo surprised us by revealing themselves as the endangered green sea turtles. This is the first time we saw these babies at the hatchery. Aren’t they the cutest thing ever? We got the news and photos this morning and I could not wait to share itContinue reading “We have green sea turtles for Sean!”
Look, our hatchery is on national media!
We bring about what we think about, says the law of attraction. Well, all of you must have been thinking great thoughts about our community hatchery because the Pag-asa Pawikan Protection and Conservation Center just got featured on GMA News, one of the biggest national media outlets in The Philippines.
In behalf of the sea turtles, thank you
We vividly remember the first time we posted about our turtle advocacy last season. We weren’t sure if it was the right thing to do. Your blog friendship is more than enough for us and we didn’t know if asking for donations for the turtles crosses a line. But Markus said, “This is about theContinue reading “In behalf of the sea turtles, thank you”
Thank you for helping us make it the Year of the Turtle
Inspiring, empowering, humbling. These come to mind when reflecting on this year’s pawikan breeding season in our community hatchery in Pag-asa, Bagac, Bataan. The sea turtles, the hatchery and the volunteers, and the community did so well! From around 120 nests on our first season, we have over 320 now. That is almost 8,000 eggsContinue reading “Thank you for helping us make it the Year of the Turtle”