Eric Goode’s Fight to Save Turtles Featured on “60 Minutes”

Posted on: December 10th, 2012 at 11:21 am by
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[February 2012; Photo by Bowery Hotel]In the city, he’s known for posh inns like the Bowery Hotel, the Maritime, and the soon-to-open Ludlow Hotel. But out in the sticks, he’s spending time and money to help save the turtles. We first caught a glimpse of his animal conservation efforts last February, quite literally on the Bowery graffiti wall. At the time, images of endangered reptiles were projected on the building exterior as part of a campaign to educated the masses.

Goode and his seven-year-old non-profit, the Turtle Conservancy, were together the subject of a 60 Minutes segment last night. “The Race to Save the Tortoise” is an in-depth look at the dire situation facing the world’s turtle and tortoise populations.

Watch the full piece below:

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