Colombian Navy releases 200 turtles in the Putumayo River

March 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – Units of the Colombian Navy, attached to the Southern Naval Force, managed to recover and later release 200 turtles of the Podocnemis expansa species, known as the charapa tortoise, in waters of the Putumayo river, Putumayo department. The operation was carried out on an interagency basis with Corpoamazonía, at the level of the sector…

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FS Tonnerre Deploying in Support of Civil Health Authorities

March 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre of the French Navy stands ready to leave its port-base of Toulon for Ajaccio, in order to evacuate patients affected by Covid-19 to hospitals in the Provence-Alpes region- French Riviera (PACA). PHA Tonnerre and its 200 sailors are preparing to intervene in the framework of the coronavirus crisis…

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