Monthly Archives: November 2008

marine turtle nest protection and research programme

Watamu & Malindi marine turtle nest protection and research programme. In 1997 Watamu Turtle Watch initiated a sea turtle nest protection programme for Watamu in co-operation with the local community. Daily patrols by community members check for nesting turtles, new nests, and protect and monitor incubating and hatching nests. Nesting turtles that are encountered are […]

Marine Education centre

A key aim of the Local Ocean Marine Centre in Watamu is to instil an appreciation of the beauty and wonders of the marine world, particularly the underwater one, which few Kenyans have had the opportunity to witness. This is achieved through continually updated displays on the marine environment and its different ecosystems, including fascinating […]