Life Medturtles

Life Medturtles

The aim of the project in to improve the conservation status of the EU populations of two sea turtle priority species, the loggerhead turtle Caretta Caretta and the green turtle Chelonia Mydas.


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7 Public awareness

campaigns are meant to have a key role: they will integrate and sup port the conservation actions through the involvement of the local communities to which fishers belong and of the relevant competent authorities. Thanks to the joint use of the App by this project and...

6 Reducing the impact of ghost gears on turtles.

Abandoned fishing gears contin ue to catch marine animals including turtles. Through underwater survey or reports by fishers and divers, ghost gears will be localized and removed. Bins for collection of damaged fishing gears will be placed in 21 ports. A specific code...

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