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Egypt

Egypt
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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)

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