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Network of sea turtles in Tunisia

In order to foster the national stranding network of sea turtles in Tunisia, a technical meeting was held on November 26th 2020 between the main National Partners. The discussion focused on the next steps to be followed based on successful synergies between the...

Recovery of abandoned longline during fieldwork in Turkey

DEKAMER team is removing an abandoned longline from the sea during fieldwork. Abandoned fishing lines, ghost nets, and marine debris have a huge impact on marine life. Many creatures, including sea turtles, marine mammals, and birds, are entangled in these gears,...

Loggerhead turtle hatchlings found in Murcia

Last Friday 11, the UVEG team moved to Murcia region (south of Valencia region) to assist regional authorities in the search of a loggerhead turtle nest in the beach where 2 hatchlings were found a week ago. We succeed by finding the nest, with other two live...

Tracking loggerhead turtles in Spain

Last July, the UVEG team, in collaboration with other Institutions, was able to tag a loggerhead nesting in Cullera (Valencia). As revealed by the track, the turtle went south, out of the region, trying to nest (without success) in Andalucia beaches (south Spain)....

News about the sea turtle Golia route

The sea turtle Golia, released by Fondazione Cetacea in Riccione last October after an accidental catch in a fishing net, is spending the summer near the coasts of Emilia Romagna region, in the North Adriatic sea.  

SEA TURTLE ALERT

The new campaign by Xaloc NGO and UVEG team to detect and protect hatchlings emerged from undetected nests over the season in East Spain. The time for the hatching of the possible nets of sea turtles no detected begins now. They usually hatch during the night,...

The UVEG team (Spain), in collaboration with other institutions, managed to tag two loggerhead turtles nesting in the Spanish coast this summer. Below the tracks so far. This action, with the support of the Spanish Ministry of Ecological Transition and the...

A NEST OF LOGGERHEAD TURTLE IN CULLERA, VALENCIA!

Another nest in Spain. This time close to Valencia, at the beach of Cap Blanc, Cullera (Valencia Province). Last early morning a sport fisherman activated the nesting protocol calling the 112 to report the presence of a sea turtle. UVEG team (Universitat de...

One more nest in Spain

UVEG team moved to La Manga del Mar Menor, in Murcia province, to assist local authorities in the finding and relocation of eggs. In situ incubation was dismissed due to the proximity of the clutch to the sea, in a very narrow and highly visited beach with...

BREAKING NEWS

News from the GSM transmitter of Golia, an adult male from Caretta caretta long more than 70 cm of carapace, released last October 24th after a short period of hospitalization in the Marine Turtle Recovery Center in Riccione of Fondazione Cetacea: Golia, after...

Meeting at the Port of Shëngjin – Albania

Our Albanian LIFEMEDTURTLES partner Herpetofauna Albanian Society held today a meeting at the Port of Shëngjin for the implementation of the act. C6 which aims the reduction of the impact of the ghost gears in sea turtles....

UVEG social media campaign

Today, the UVEG team and the NGO XALOC release the social media campaign aimed at increasing the loggerhead sea turtle nesting reports in our coasts, and also with the objective of informing how to act in case someone finds a turtles nesting on the beach. This is...

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