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In July of this year, the Octopus Foundation team spent two weeks on the Italian island of Lampedusa to assist the Turtle Rescue center. At the end of October, a second mission took place. Once again, we met with Daniela Freggi and her team of volunteers. This time, for a very special event: the release…

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Homerous, a free turtle

On the 26th of October 2016, Homerous, the iconic marine turtle of the Lampedusa Turtle Rescue center, was released in the Mediterranean Sea. This Caretta Caretta marine turtle was brought to the veterinary center after being wounded by a boat. The propeller hurt her lower back, paralyzing her two back legs. She is now swimming…

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Andy is first of all an experienced surfer and an ocean lover. His passion for the ocean and his will to understand how everything is interconnected pushed him to join the Octopus Foundation team. Over time, Andy became a talented reporter and a skilled drone pilot. He is a staff reporter of OCEAN71 Magazine. What role…

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Léman’s Nautical show

During the 4th Léman Nautical Show, from the 11th to 13th November of 2016, the Octopus Foundation was amongst the 130 exhibitors. “It was a rewarding experience. We met with many local sailors that were very interested in our outreach effort. The exhibition also proved to be a fantastic opportunity to meet various professionals of the marine world.…

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