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Join us on the 3rd episode of the “MED MARINE TURTLES POD”. 

Is only lobbying and field work enough to save the sea turtles in the Mediterranean? What is the role of the local communities? What do we have to do to embrace them? A revealing podcast with conservation experts Charikleia Minotou from WWF Greece and Wassim Amdrous from WWF Tunisie, available also on Spotify https://spoti.fi/3PzhH6H .

Follow #MEDMARINETURTLESPOD and share the podcast. 

Created in the framework of the project "Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region"


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Marine Turtle Bulletin

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The Marine Turtle Bulletin created for the MAVA Donors Fair in Tunisia (04-05 July 2022) presents the efforts of the partnership across the Mediterannean during 2021 nesting season. The editorial piece gives interesting information on nesting data and conservation efforts in several Mediterranean countries. NGOs, scientists, volunteers, international institutions and the local communities united to save sea turtles.

The article is permenantly featured on the english version of www.ekathimerini.com 

Please view it and downloadit below:


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Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region Leaflet_ MAVA Donors Fair

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During the MAVA Donors Fair in Tunisia (04-05 July 2022) the partnership of the project "Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region" had a dedicated booth to showcase the work of the partnership the past 5 years and to inform about future goals. Targeted communication material was produced to give a clear view to the Donors about the achievements and the future objectives of the partnership. 

You may view and download our dedicated leaflet below:

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MAVA Foundation Donors Fair in Tunisia

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Reconfirming a strong partnership

With a dedicated booth at the MAVA Donors Fair held in Tunisia from 04 - 05 July, the project Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region, aims to enter its 3rd phase. Being implemented in 13 countries across the Mediterranean, the MAVA Funded project will end at the end of October 2022. That is why a dedicated Donors Fair was organised in Tunisia by the MAVA Foundation. The partnership of the project has a dedicated booth at the Fair, where donors and project representatives can discuss about the future of sea turtle conservation in the Mediterranean. The partnership is showing beyond doubt its strong will to work for the sustainability of the project in the years to come. 

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“My Name is Blue” Documentary - Special Screening in Athens

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After 1 year in the making, the documentary of the project “Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region”, created by Mind The Bump Productions is finally ready. To initiate the screening journey of this work, which is the legacy of this Pan-Mediterranean project, a special event is being organised in “Technopolis City of Athens”, the biggest cultural center in Athens Greece, city center. The screening will take place on the 18th of June in the renovated amphitheater of Technopolis “Miltiadis Evert” and is being organized by MEDASSET – Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles, on behalf of all project partners.

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Stay tuned for an inspiring series of five salty podcast episodes on seaturtles and their conservation across the Mediterranean Sea. 

Why is it so important to protect turtles? What threats are they facing and what do we do to tackle them within the project “Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region”? Are we optimistic about the future?

All these and many more questions will be answered in our podcast series…available soon on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Spreaker platforms.

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Conservation of Marine Turtle in the Mediterranean Region: A Gap Analysis by Alan Rees

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This publication is produced by SPA/RAC - UNEP/MAP in the context of the project "Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Mediterranean Region" funded by MAVA Foundation. The author of the publication is Alan F. Rees .

The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the existing sea turtle monitoring activities in the Mediterranean, to identify the gaps in conservation efforts and to provide solid recommendations on how these gaps could be filled. 


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