We are an international non-profit conservation organization that protects leatherback turtles and other sea turtle species from extinction. 

We deliver measurable results around the globe through our data-driven scientific research and community action programs.

In this section:

  • Team

    Our organization is run by a dedicated team of researchers and professionals advancing sound science and protecting turtles through respectful, collaborative actions.

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  • Partners

    Partnerships allow us to promote innovative approaches to conservation. Our partners support our timely research and meaningful action to protect sea turtles around the globe.

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  • Milestones

    Turtle biologists Jim Spotila and Frank Paladino founded The Leatherback Trust to engage local communities in protection of nesting beaches critical to saving leatherbacks.

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