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St Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network


Main Street, Basseterre, St Kitts, St Kitts and Nevis

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Marine conservation awareness and education, Marine research, Turtles


SKSTMN is a community based non-profit organization founded which monitors nesting sea turtle populations and acts as an advocate for the strengthening of sea turtle protection laws. Their leatherback monitoring efforts are concentrated on the 2 primary leatherback nesting beaches, with surveys and tagging. Hawksbill and green efforts are concentrated on the main nesting sites and foraging hawksbills and greens are being tagged offshore. The data gathered is being used to promote conservation in order to improve laws and change long-standing attitudes regarding the importance of sea turtles not only to the island's ecosystem but economy

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