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Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Amigos de las Tortugas Marinas


Emajagua, Maunabo 00707, Puerto Rico

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Turtles, Marine conservation awareness and education


ATMAR Inc. is a community organization in Puerto Rico with the mission to prevent the looting of sea turtle nests and the illegal hunting of sea turtles while they are nesting, and to offer educational services to the community about sea turtles, their habitat, and their protection. They are authorised by the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources to work with sea turtles that are species protected by law. The organization has an Educational Center - CEATMAR, with a mini-museum, conference room and rooms for volunteers and researchers.

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