Projeto Chelonia Mydas

Master Tower Building Condominium - R. José Alexandre Buaiz, 190, Room 1713 - Enseada do Suá, Vitória - ES, 29050-545, Brazil

Region Active

South America

Academic institute

Activity

Marine research, Turtles, Pollution

Description

Projeto Chelonia mydas monitors the pollutants' impact on Brazilian sea-turtles. Under the auspices of Instituto Marcus Daniel (IMD), the project studies the processes and the occurrence of sea-turtle's diseases in environments affected by men, with the aim of understanding the occurrence of diseases in the sea-turtle populations in Brazil. Projeto Chelonia mydas' activities involve studies on sea-turtle's ecology, ecotoxicology, epidemiology, pathology, hematology, plasma biochemistry, and immunology.