SOS Tartarugas works in Cape Verde protecting nesting loggerheads turtles (Caretta caretta) and their habitat. Cape Verde is the third most important nesting area for loggerheads in the world. Turtles are at risk from hunting for meat, stealing of eggs, removal of sand for building and unregulated tourism development. Our email is
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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Essential equipment

The simplest things are hard to get here. All the islands need more equipment to help their turtle conservation projects. If you are coming to Cabo Verde or can send us anything, here are the things we need :
Head torches with red lamp only £ 12.69 (€14) (
1 million candlewatt rechargeable torches £ 10.89 (€12) (
Tailor's tape measures (metric measurements marked in black)
Unlocked mobile phones
Two man and four man tents
Oh and a new quad bike. Thanks!

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