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Fair Access: Managing Turtle Watching and Quad Bike Traffic on the Nesting Beaches of Boavista
Grantee Name: 
Turtle Foundation
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$3,885
DATES
Jan 2015
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Oct 2016
KEYWORDS
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$3,885
DATES
Jan 2015
-
Oct 2016
KEYWORDS

Create a "turtle hotline" to ensure fair distribution of turtle watching tours on Boavista, an island in Cape Verde, and minimize human disturbance, which could be damaging to turtle nesting sites. Coordinate a series of workshops and discussions with all stakeholders involved to ensure acceptance and to build a sustainable financing mechanism based on a user fee for the turtle hotline. Mark quad trails to minimize the environmental impact of turtle watching on nesting sites, coastal wetlands and other natural areas.

Strategic Direction: 1 Promote civil society involvement in Integrated Coastal Zone Management to minimize the negative effects of coastal development in three priority corridors (Southwest Balkans, Cyrenaican Peninsula, and Mountains, Plateau