The Cape Verdean Sea Turtle Conservation Network, “Taola”, met last week in Praia, Santiago, in a 3 day event that started on May the 30th.

Organized for the third year on the row, representatives of all the sea turtle initiatives in the country, gathered to present their project results and plans for 2011, and to discuss important issues such as the need to catalogue all nesting beaches, protection and law enforcement issues, regulation of turtle-watching activities, among others.

Side events included a “batucada” show, a visit to the local sea turtle protection initiative in São Francisco.