Brazil

The Tamar Project was initiated in 1980. It totals 23 basis of conservation and research, located in nine States, in a shore length of 1100 Km, containing the main spawning, reproduction and feeding areas.

 

Pioneer in merged initiatives of social inclusion and job generation throughout its path, the Tamar Project has already protected more than 10 million youngsters of the five sea turtle species that occur in the beaches of Brazilian shores, loggerhead, hawksbill, green, olive ridley and leatherback.