Beach assessment, awareness raising and turtle trade (SPA/RAC )
- Coastal exploration for the identification of potential areas for marine turtle nesting along the Mediterranean Egypt coast.
- Evaluation of the quality of beaches for marine turtle nesting (known and/or new sites) identification of suitable beaches, threats and pressures.
- Collect samples from nesting female/stranding turtles for genetic and isotope analysis.
- Organization of awareness campaigns about the conservation of marine turtles, the illegal trade and interaction with fisheries on the main coastal cities (beaches, schools etc.)
National Coordinator: Mr Said Abdelwarith
Partners: EEAA (Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency)