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, June 23, 2011

Training underway

We are finally starting to see tracks regularly and following a great welcome meeting at Turtle House on Tuesday night, training is underway with local and international volunteers.
Learning what a nest looks like
How to find the egg chamber
Night patrols have also started and several nests have been recorded.
Romina & Ariano collect data on Serra Negra


  1. buon lavoro splendidi ragazzi !! Mi mancate da morire!!! Love!