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Keyword(s): "Chelonia mydas"

Matching Projects: 11

Grand Bahama Island Sea Turtle Awareness Campaign

This campaign implemented awareness programs in many schools on the island of Grand Bahama. At the time of our grant application, our government had promised that the current legislation that allowed the harvest of sea turtles, specifically loggerhe...

Sea Turtle Conservation Program on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

The Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network’s (WIDECAST) Sea Turtle Conservation Program in Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula works to protect, research, and provide environmental education about sea turtle nesting beaches, using the beaches of Puer...

Community Management of Sea Turtles in Gandoca, Costa Rica

Asociación Microempresarial de Productoras Agropecuarias de Gandoca (ASOMIPAG) and Fundación Tierra Ibérica (FTI) work with communities in the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica to protect and preserve three species of sea turtles that are listed...

Marine Turtle Research and Conservation in Uruguay

Cerro Verde is a protected area of Uruguay that includes the Bañados del Este and Coastal Strand Biosphere Reserve. The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) is a flagship species for the conservation of the area’s biodiversity, including marine mammals (suc...

Sustainable Artisanal Fisheries Initiative, Peru

Peru has significant natural resources that have the potential to help alleviate poverty. Although substantial efforts have focused on terrestrial conservation, the country’s marine biodiversity is largely neglected despite massive industrial fishing...

Caño Palma Biological Station, Costa Rica

The Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC) was founded in 1991 with the aim of supporting and administering the Caño Palma Biological Station in Costa Rica, located approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) north...

Monitoring the Incidental Capture of Sea Turtles in Artisanal Fishing Ports of the Machalilla National Park in Ecuador

The Jatún Sacha Alliance (Alianza Jatún Sacha) and the Center for Conservation Data (Centro de Datos para la Conservación) carried out monitoring of the incidental capture of sea turtles in Machalilla National Park in Ecuador. The project identified...

Environmental Services of Valle Sagrado, Campeche, Mexico

For ten years, the Sociedad Cooperativa de Valle Sagrado (Sagrado Valley Cooperative) has been developing this 7,733-hectare conservation project in the mangroves and associated systems of the Términos Lagoon Flora and Fauna Protection Area in the El...

Coastal Marine Management in the Osa Peninsula

Fundación Tierras Unidas Vecinales (United Neighborhood Lands Foundation, TUVA) has been promoting participatory research of marine resources in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula since 1994. This includes support to the Asociación de Desarrollo y Conservaci...

Sea Turtle Ecology Program

Ecology Project International’s (EPI) sea turtle ecology program engages local and visiting youth in the monitoring and protection of nesting leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). Students work with researchers to collect scientific data, whic...

Sea Turtle Conservation Program on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

The Sea Turtle Conservation Program in Costa Rica is carried out in the country's Caribbean region and on the Pacific coast. Launched by Asociación Anai in the Caribbean, the program became part of the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network...

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