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Conservation

Marine & Wildlife Conservation

Every turtle species that inhabits the African coastline faces pressure from humans, and their survival is under threat. Five out of the seven global species of turtle visit the Southern African coastline: critically endangered hawksbill, endangered green turtles, plus vulnerable leatherbacks, loggerheads, and olive ridleys.

We aim to establish projects that address the threats and put measures in place to protect and conserve our marine life. In Mozambique, these are the organisations making waves in marine conservation

Marine & Wildlife Conservation

Every turtle species that inhabits the African coastline faces pressure from humans, and their survival is under threat. Five out of the seven global species of turtle visit the Southern African coastline: critically endangered leatherbacks, endangered hawksbill and green turtles, plus vulnerable loggerheads and olive ridleys.

We aim to establish projects that address the threats and put measures in place to protect and conserve our marine life. In Mozambique, these are the organisations making waves in marine conservation

Sustainable social & economic solutions

We also want to tackle the social and economic issues that feed into our ability to ensure the conservation of the area. Our presence alone has already deterred illegal fishers from coming to the island. However, just being present is not enough. We must find a sustainable solution, that will have a lasting, positive effect on both human and animals inhabitants, long after we are gone.

Whenever an opportunity has presented itself, we have worked on a strategy to develop ideas into sustainable projects that will provide the local population with education, an alternative source of income and nutrition.

Green turtle - fire island conservation

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