Since 2003, the Marine Conservation Society of Seychelles has been implementing four complementary and mutually supportive turtle projects that address the strategic, tactical and local scenarios in an attempt to address turtle conservation in an integrated manner. These projects include:
- “Strategic Management of Turtle Populations” launched in June 2003 and funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office through the British High Commission in
- “Integrated Turtle Beach Management Project” on Intendance beach, South Mahé, launched in August 2003 and funded by Banyan Tree Resort, Seychelles.
- “Conservation of Priority Turtle Rookeries on the
A nesting hawksbill turtle on a beach on South Mahe, photo Jochen Gronau.
Through this blog we hope to keep you up to date with our activities with marine turtles and will introduce some of the MCSS staff and volunteers working on the various projects. You might also get to learn some interesting facts about the marine turtles found around