Monthly Archives: July 2009

OLIVE RIDLEYS’ REPORT

Lamu Marine Conservation Trust tagged an Olive Ridley on 17th┬áMarch 09 accidentally caught by the fisherman. The turtle was very ill,could not even swim when we had to release her back to the sea. The project had to take in the turtle for a treatment, and she was provided with all the project could do; […]

TERESAS’ SHORT STUDY ON LAMU MARINE.

As an MSc Ecotourism student from the University of Portsmouth I set out to come to Kenya to do my dissertation on community involvement in turtle conservation. I found out about the Lamu Marine Conservation Trust (LAMCOT) through Tusk Trust. The decision to visit LAMCOT was based on their achievement to involve the community and […]

OUR TURTLES HAVE COME BACK HOME!!!!

Lamu Marine Conservation Trust has been collecting data from 1992 on turtle nesting. During this period the increment of turtle nests on Shella Beach has been consistent .We are now witnessing the return of these turtles seasonally to their natal location. Our efforts of releasing, protecting and monitoring baby turtles safely back to the sea […]