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Group of people standing along shore, bending down to release sea turtle hatchlings.
Volunteers from Kaiely Eco-Group release turtle hatchlings. This group continue turtle conservation efforts in Kaiely Village, after Yayasan Wallacea's project is completed.
© Aditya S. Retraubun/Yayasan Wallacea
Community Capacity Building to Protect Turtle Population through Ecotourism in Buru, Indonesia
Grantee Name: 
Yayasan Wallacea
HOTSPOT
Wallacea
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$57,171
DATES
Apr 2016
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Dec 2017
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Wallacea
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$57,171
DATES
Apr 2016
-
Dec 2017

Work in the village of Kaiely on the island of Buru in Indonesia to help conserve hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricate) breeding habitat as part of a long-term vision to promote ecotourism in the region.

Strategic Direction: 4 Strengthen community-based action to protect marine species and sites