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Assessing the status of Ascension Island green turtles


Ref: 7006
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Graeme Hays
Lead Institution: Swansea University - Biosciences
Host Country Institutions: Ascension Island Government, Ascension Island Turtle Group
Start Date: 1998-10-01
End Date: 2002-03-31
Funding: £133,873.00
Website: http://www.seaturtle.org/mtrg/projects/ascension
Status: Completed
Regions: UKOT
Countries: St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Purpose: To establish a sustainable eco-tourism industry around green turtles on Ascension Island.
Outputs: 40 St Helenian field assistants trained in sea turtle biology and monitoring techniques; 3 postgraduates trained; 2 workshops; network established, the Ascension Island Turtle Group; 2 computer databases; 30 permanent field plots; 18 scientific papers; management plan; educational video and leaflet; commemorative stamps; website http://www.seaturtle.org/mtrg/projects/ascension/

Related Projects: Sea turtles in the British Indian Ocean Territory

Documents:
Title: 7-006 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 7-006 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]