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Follow Sea Turtles in their Search for Greener Pastures

16 Jun 2020

One of West Africa’s great sea turtle migration takes place from Guinea-Bissau up more than 1,000 kilometres north to Mauritania. Along the way, the turtles shelter and feed in seagrass meadows. This StoryMap takes you along on the migration and explores how green turtles are lured northwards by lush meadows of pristine seagrass.

Status: Completed

Type: StoryMaps

Author: Maria Potouroglou, Marco Vinaccia, Georgios Fylakis, Debhasish Bhakta

Year of publication: 2020

Publisher: GRID-Arendal

Place of publication: Arendal

Tags: seagrass sea turtle Africa biodiversity coastal ecosystems conservation story map

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