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Libya

Libya
©Salah Diryaq

Sea turtle protection (SPA/RAC)

  • Monitoring known nesting sites of marine turtles.
  • Explore the Libyan coastal beaches to identify new nesting sites.
  • Assess the quality of the beaches for nesting and incubation on new potential nesting areas.
  • Design specific conservation measures for known and sporadic nesting areas.
  • Monitor sea turtle nest temperatures using dataloggers.
  • Collect samples for isotope and genetic analysis from nesting females and hatchlings.
  • Update the Libyan National Action Plan for the Conservation of Marine Turtles.
  • Update the report “The Marine Turtles in Libya 2005-2013”.

National Coordinator: Mr EL Mokhtar Said

Partners: EGA (Environmental General Authority), LibSTP.

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