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SSTCN volunteers making a sand turtle on the beach – Showing solidarity with 180 other countries to contain CO2 emissions at 350 ppm



Some of our volunteers with boards carrying messages

Turtle Walks

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At our pre-walk discussion with the public, where we talk about turtle and environmental issues

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Turtle tracks on the sand indicate a nest

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A beautiful nesting turtle

We keep a respectful distance as the turtle patiently lays her eggs
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After nesting, she throws sand around to camouflage her nest
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Taking measurements of the nesting turtle

A volunteer uses a probe to find the exact location of the nest
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Volunteers carefully removing the eggs from the nest

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Eggs from the nest

 Searching for turtle hatchlings from a wild nest amongst the ipomea
One of the hatchlings we found and released into the sea
Our hatchery, located about half a kilometre from Besant Nagar beach

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