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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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Spreading the word throughout Santiago

Peace Corps Volunteer Jon Berg describes his experience working with SOS Tartarugas to organise an ambitious series of workshops and events in Santiago island during the summer.

The campaign called 'Nha Terra' (My Land) is designed to inform authorities about the laws relating to turtle protection and to sensitise the people to the need to save this important part of Cabo Verde's heritage.

Read about his experiences here.

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