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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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Tarrafal, São Nicolau launch turtle protection campaign

The Câmara Municipal (City Hall) Tarrafal, São Nicolau launch this year's turtle protection campaign today reports A Semana.  The City Hall have had great success over the last few years and have succeeded in wiping out hunting of nesting turtles on these very important beaches.  A Semana article.

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