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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Monday, December 12, 2011

Ecotourism could save turtles in Cabo Verde

In an article published in national newspaper, Expresso das Ilhas, our colleagues Natura 2000, who work in Boa Vista, suggest that the problems of hunting of turtles could be solved through ecotourism and the development of the country.  The full article can be read here

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