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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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.
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
The President of Hidrocaribe Wimer Moreno received us at the Water Technical Table 1 and 2 of the El Morro tourist complex, with Fundación La Tortuga at the main offices of the hydrological area in the Municipal Avenue of Puerto La Cruz. We are going there with the intention of requesting your cooperation and performance to find an adequate environmental response to the problem that we have been facing for several years with the overflow of sewage into the channels of the El Morro Tourist Complex. . Unfortunately, sewage pumping stations are designed to overflow into the canals, given their state and how difficult their maintenance has been, there are constant discharges of pollutants into the canals where thousands of people live. We need a plant to treat sewage!