HEPCA Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association

HEPCA

Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

Region Active

Africa

Non-profit, NGO

1992

Activity

Red Sea, Marine research, Marine conservation, Coral reefs conservation, Coral reef protection, Pollution of the sea, plastic pollution, Education

Description

HEPCA is a NGO specializing in the field of marine and land conservation in the Egyptian Red Sea. What began with a dozen of concerned individuals grew through the years to become a large network of scientists, professional divers, industry experts, and community members who are pro-active in protecting and preserving the natural resources of the Red Sea, as well as promoting conservation and sustainable tourism practices.