Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteering in Uruguay

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Karumbé has been monitoring this foraging and developmental area of juvenile Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) for more than 13 years.  At this site, the volunteers will carry out research and conservation activities, getting quite in touch with the fishing community where the field station is settled.  Volunteers will be working shoulder to shoulder with the two researchers who will be coordinating the fieldwork, getting involved in all tasks included in the project work.  It is not necessary to … [Read more...]

Uruguay Sea Turtle Conservation

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Three species of sea turtle live in the azure waters of Uruguay, where the juveniles come to forage and grow.  The area in which they are found is very precious in terms of biodiversity; some of the species that thrive here include Fransiscana and Bottlenose Dolphins, and consequently the area has been designated as a protected area.  This project involves important research that aims to conserve the sea turtles globally, by studying and protecting their feeding grounds, and observing their … [Read more...]