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Fauna & Flora International

Saving turtles in Nicaragua by working with communities

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Fauna & Flora International's turtle programme in Nicaragua is a beacon for conservation success worldwide.

http://www.fauna-flora.org/...

Through education and community awareness campaigns, the serious threat of poaching sea turtles on Nicaragua's Pacific coast has significantly declined.

Poachers have become guardians, and are now working to save hatchlings and release them back into the ocean.

The project proves that awareness and education can and does have an impact on conserving wildlife.

Nicaragua is the perfect example of how alternate livelihood provision is a successful tool to fight extinction. Show less
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