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Happy New Year from Cūra Earth

We here at Cūra Earth are thankful for what we have accomplished in 2016 and looking forward with anticipation for 2017. We had a big year in 2016, going over our goal for crowdfunding money to start research into sea turtle microbiomes, an integral part of their physiology that has not been well studied. We [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Update on our #TurtleTracts Fundraiser

We are excited to have funded the first year of our #TurtleTracts fundraiser to save sea turtles by studying their microbiome (check out our post here for more information on the study and here to visit the Indiegogo page) but we are pushing on through the last 11 days of our fundraiser with the goal of raising [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

TurtleTracts Indiegogo Fundraiser

We are very excited to report that we are almost at our goal for year one of our TurtleTracts sea turtle microbiome study! We hope to raise more than our minimum goal though so we can fund multiple years of research. Check out our post here to learn more about the study, and here to visit our [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

TurtleTracts: Studying Microbiomes to Save Sea Turtles is Live on Indiegogo!

Our first crowdfunding fundraiser has hit the ground running. We are excited to give supporters the chance to directly contribute to cutting edge science. Read our blog post here to learn more about why we believe studying the microbes in sea turtles is so important. Lots of interesting information is also presented on the Indiegogo page [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|News & Events|1 Comment

Sneak Peak at our Sea Turtle Microbiome Initiative

Sea turtles are fascinating animals. They have a complex life history, from the time they hatch until they reach sexual maturity they may live in several types of habitats, change their diet, and migrate long distances. Hawksbill sea turtles are listed as critically endangered by the IUCN (an international governing body related to nature) and [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Founder Aubrey Tauer Featured in Online Magazine

Founding President Dr. Aubrey Tauer has been featured in Nautilus', an online science magazine, #SparkofScience series exploring what motivated scientists to get into science. Check it out at Knowing since about the age of 4 that she wanted to be a scientist is quite true, later being torn between ecology/animal behavior and veterinary medicine before [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

Cūra Earth is looking for a volunteer social media guru

Love social media? Looking to get more experience managing accounts in order to get into the field of social media marketing? Cūra Earth is looking for a volunteer or set of volunteers to help us manage our social media accounts and aid our President in creating content for the different channels. We would be pleased [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

New grant to study ticks and fleas in Central America!

Engorged tick pulled off a cat right in Minnesota! We are really excited to announce that Dr. Aubrey Tauer, co-founder, has received a grant from the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation along with Dr. Sultan Jenkins at CUNY LaGuardia Community College to initiate research into the microbiome of fleas and ticks in Central America, as [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Welcome to our new website!

As you can see, we are very excited to launch our redesigned website. We are currently in the process of changing donation management software, but in the mean time please make sure and sign up for our mailing list and follow us on social media! We are also having a little trouble with the new [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 2nd, 2013|News & Events|0 Comments