Further Reading and Viewing
The following publications contain additional details about the results of Pawikan Patrol's work to protect the local sea turtles and their habitat.
We have specifically included a download link to "Marine Turtles" - Philippine Aquatic Wildlife Rescue and Response Manual Series. This is the official DENR handbook published in 2014 by the Marine Wild Fauna Watch of the Philippines, Inc., in cooperation with the Wildlife Resources Division, Biodiversity Management Bureau, DENR.
Local Observations - Global Facts
The 2020 edition includes an overview on evolution, details on embryo development and threats to sea turtles and their habitats.
Self-published as hard cover photobook (2020, format: 8"x8", 40 pages)
"5,000 and counting" - two Olive Ridley hatchlings crossing the beach to start their lives in the ocean.
5,000 and counting ...
March 16, 2021
HATCHING RESULT DETAILS 2020
for the year 2020
At a glance:
hatching result details of all rescued egg batches that were transferred to the hatchery site for safe incubation and release.
2015/16 to 2019
Topics include the establishment of nesting areas, temporal distribution of nesting activities and analysis of hatching results for all species.
Philippine Aquatic Wildlife Rescue and Response Manual Series
Marine Wild Fauna Watch of the Philippines, Inc.
86 pages; 2014; ISBN 978-621-95068-0-9
in cooperation with:
Wildlife Resources Division, Biodiversity Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
The Monkey and the Turtle
"Ang Pagong at ang Matsing"
a Philippine Folk Tale
Translated into English by Paolo Ven B. Paculan and Kristine Anne P. Valdellon from “Un Monoy Una Tortuga” by Dr. José Rizal, a story that appeared in Rizaliana for Children: Illustrations and Folk Tales by Rizal, edited by Alfredo Navarro Salanga.
Quezon City: Children’s Communication Center. 1984.
A Sea Turtle Story
An animated short story about the life cycle of sea turtles and the dangers they face on land and at sea.
By Canadian film director Kathy Shultz (2015)