Turtle release from Ancona (Italy), with students of primary schools

On March 19, 2024, the loggerhead sea turtle “Said” was released from Numana Beach in Ancona, Italy. Said had been caught by a bottom trawler and was subsequently treated and rehabilitated by the Life Medturtle team at the Fondazione Cetacea rescue center....
Containers for abandoned nets distributed by the DEKAMER team

Containers for abandoned nets distributed by the DEKAMER team

Ghost nets refer to fishing nets that are deliberately or accidentally left underwater. Many of these ghost nets do not decompose in nature and negatively impact marine biodiversity. These ghost nets also pose a threat to sea turtles; they can entangle the...

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