Welcome to our community of links to friends and other organisations !


The Sussex Chelonian Society

A welfare society for keepers of tortoises, turtles and terrapins living in, and around, the Sussex Area.
We produce three magazines a year and hold regular meetings for discussions and advice on caring for your pets.


The Tortoise Trust Institute

is an initiative established to deliver high quality education on tortoise and turtle maintenance and captive reproduction worldwide.
As part of Tortoise Trust International, you can rely completely upon the quality and the integrity of the education and training we offer.


Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles

Protecting wildlife and habitats for the future Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles works to preserve the species and environments of the Seychelles islands through practical conservation, research and publication.


The World Chelonian Trust (WCT)

Is to promote the conservation and assure the survival of all tortoises and freshwater turtles. We will do this by actively supporting in-situ conservation efforts, field research and veterinary research.

The British Chelonia group

1) To provide chelonia keepers with the support needed to ensure that their captive animals receive quality husbandry.
2) To raise funds from members, and from the public, to finance chelonia rescue, research and conservation projects worldwide.
3) To discourage the importation and purchase of wild caught specimens, in favour of responsible captive breeding.


The Tortoise Trust

is the world's largest tortoise and turtle organization, with members in more than 26 countries.

For 25 years the Tortoise Trust has consistently developed new methods of husbandry, and has actively campaigned for the conservation and protection of tortoises and turtles around the world.

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.