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Month: July 2017

DAP the inspiring Carey Sea Turtle

DAP the inspiring Carey Sea Turtle

What a perfect ending today for the kid’s team “los Protectores del Medio Ambiente”. After 3 months studying the sea turtles of Punta Descartes, today was the last class for the kids. After the class we started the topic of responsible fishing at Manzanillo Beach. Suddenly, one of our researchers, Damien of Jobo community came out of the water with a juvenile Carey Turtle. A  short moment later, they were identifying, measuring and tagging our new friend: DPA (Damien and…

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Cleaning up Copal Beach: one more step towards Sea turtle conservation

Cleaning up Copal Beach: one more step towards Sea turtle conservation

Sea turtle conservation is an everyday task. Today, we went at Copal Beach with two future turtle biologist. They are part of the kids group Los Protectores del Medio Ambiente. The mission today was designing and creating wood board signs. The signs inform the public “Please do not release a sea turtle tangled on a fishing line or having an hook on its mouth, call …. or seek Mati for assistance” . Please do not release a sea turtle tangled…

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