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Fundacao Pro TAMAR

Fundação projeto TAMAR

R. Antônio Leite, 273 - Sumidouro, Ubatuba - SP, 11680-000, Brazil

Region Active:

Caribbean, South America




Sea turtles, Protection of marine life


The Pró-Tamar Foundation focuses on the conservation of marine species in Brazil. The work of the FPT teams aims to recover the populations of four species of sea turtles: olive, hawksbill, loggerhead and leatherback turtles, in addition to the green turtle in Fernando de Noronha (PE) and Trindade (ES). They have been operating on the Brazilian coast since the 1980s with the mission of promoting the recovery of sea turtles, developing research, conservation and inclusion activities. the social. It is a private, non-profit entity and co-executor of the ICMBio/MMA National Action Plan for the Conservation of Sea Turtles in Brazil, being responsible for a large part of the planned actions. It is present in 23 locations in eight Brazilian states, between coastal zones and oceanic islands. They are a member of WIDECAST

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