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Sea Turtles and Marine Mammal Conservation Program (Utadeo-ProCTMM)

Spanish name: Programa de Conservación de Tortugas y Mamìferos Marinos
Parent institute: Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano (Utadeo), more


The Sea Turtles and Marine Mammals Conservation Program (ProCTMM) from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (UTADEO) - Museo del Mar Foundation has led for 16 years investigating these reptiles in the Colombian Caribbean, in two main areas: monitoring nesting activity in the National Park Tayrona (PNNT) and adjacent areas within Santa Marta region (since 1999) and release of neonates in closed systems (since 2004) counting with the support of Petrobras since 2006, developed simultaneously environmental education program, designed to sensitize the community on the critical situation of these populations around the world.

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  • Caribbean Colombian Hawksbill Satellite Tracking, more

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