Marine Turtle Conservation in Liberia’s Bassa Point, Little Bassa and Edina
2014 - 2015
Green Turtle Chelonia mydas
Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata
Olive Ridley Lepidochelys olivacea
- Increase understanding and awareness amongst communities about sea turtles, the fishery and endangered animals laws and regulations relating to their protection;
- Increase awareness about marine turtle conservation amongst school children and community members thanks to the enabling environment created by nature clubs associated to some schools;
- Incite change in community perceptions and attitudes towards marine turtles;
- Identify and implement small-scale community projects to serve as benefit for the local people support to the project.
This project is implemented by Sea Turtle Watch.