Tracking Loggerhead Turtles from Masirah Island, Oman (2008)

This project tracked the post-reproduction movements of loggerhead turtles at one of the world’s largest nesting aggregation of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), Masirah Island, Sultanate of Oman, including investigation of clutch frequency, site fidelity, migration routes. The latter also helped to reveal intersections with threats, such as those associated with fisheries, hydrocarbon exploration, shipping…

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TED trial monitoring and estimation of sea turtles mortality along the Coast of Pakistan (2012-2014)

Marine turtle populations in Pakistan are being been depleted through harvests of eggs and adults and as bycatch in shrimp trawl fisheries. Trawl fisheries are considered one of the world’s greatest fisheries-related threats to sea turtles but Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) offer practical low-cost solutions allowing catch to be retained while turtles are excluded. Pakistan…

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Sulu Sulawesi Seascape Regional Plan of Action (2007)

Turtles are an important component of marine ecosystems, they offer benefits far beyond the tangible, and thus their conservation is a public process, not that of a handful of dedicated individuals. Effective conservation thus requires a widespread awareness campaign, coupled with programmes which provide alternative livelihoods to those affected by conservation activities, supported by quality…

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