Turtles of the Red Sea
Time & Location
About the Event
Scientists currently recognize seven living species of sea turtles worldwide, five of which can be found in the Red Sea: the green turtle , the hawksbill turtle, the leatherback turtle , the loggerhead turtle and the olive-ridley turtle. but only three species are frequently observed in the Egyptian Red Sea and they are:
• The Green Turtle
• The Loggerhead Turtle
• The Hawksbill Turtle
Learn more about their ecology, threats, behavior and conservation status. We will also introduce the code of conduct and best practicies for snorkeling and diving with them and provide volunteer in conservation opportunities through our citizen science program Red Sea Turtle Project.
Speaker: Ahmed Fouad
Founder of Red Sea Project / PADI Master Instructor and Commission Member of the World Commission on Protected Areas of the IUCN - the International Union for Conservation of Nature. specialties of Management Effectiveness Network, Marine Network, North Africa, West Asia and Middle East Region, Tourism and Protected Areas Network and IUCN WCPA-SSC Biodiversity and Protected Areas Network.
EDUCATION | OBSERVATION | CONSERVATION™
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