Mantled Howler in Tree

Sunset Lake Nicaragua

Mantled Howler Monkey

Isla de Ometepe


  • Jungle Zumbathon with Scooby Ransom and Lynnea Doublette!
    • We are hosting our first fundraiser of the year! It will be a wild time with the help of our fantastic instructors! All athletic abilities and sizes/shapes welcome, you can go at your own pace! Here is the info:   Time/Date: November 10th, 2013 from 12:30-2 pm Place: St. Lawrence Catholic Church and Newman Center […]

  • Dr. Tauer Interviewed
    • Dr. Aubrey Tauer was interviewed in El Salvador by Channel 27 on the necropsy she performed on a dead hawksbill turtle washed ashore. Unfortunately it is not online for viewing.

  • Survive Twin Cities postponed due to weather
    • We are in the process of rescheduling. Please check back frequently or sign up for our mailing list for more information on other fundraisers we are planning for Cūra Earth. For specific news about the Survive Twin Cities Zombie 5K, check out, or follow us on twitter (@SurviveTCZombie) or Facebook (

Latest Blog

  • Buenos Dias From El Salvador!
    • Cūra Earth is excited to report that we are currently in El Salvador working on our first season with sea turtles! This research has two sites, one here on the beautiful island of San Sebastian with the nonprofit ICAPO ( and another in Reserva Padre Ramos, Nicaragua, with Fauna and Flora International-Nicaragua. We were excited […]

  • Sea Turtle Health in Nicaragua
    • Recently I spent two months in Nicaragua visiting the field sites where we will shortly be starting our research programs. I spent quite a big of time visiting sea turtle nesting beaches, hatcheries, and meeting with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that perform sea turtle conservation work in Nicaragua. While sea turtles are not our only focus, […]

  • Our First Blog Post!
    • Welcome to Cūra Earth. You may be wondering what our organization is about and why we work in so many areas (human and animal health, wildlife and environmental conservation, international development, and education). The short answer is that to make a difference in any on of these areas, equal attention needs to be paid to […]