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PhD Researcher @DICE_Kent Sea turtles, small-scale fisheries, community-based conservation #MarSocSci Technical Advisor to @SeaSenseNGO, Tanzania
Sep 14, 2021 • 7 tweets • 7 min read
1/7 #SeaTurtleTalks #TurtleTuesday

Using a relational values lens to explore community participation in sea turtle conservation in Tanzania 🇹🇿

Hello! I’m a PhD student at @DICE_Kent. Today I’ll be tweeting about my research on the human dimensions of #SeaTurtle conservation. 2/7 #SeaTurtleTalks

Local communities have been leading #SeaTurtle conservation in 🇹🇿 since 2001.

20 yrs of monitoring at 🇹🇿 largest #GreenTurtle rookery shows:
⬆️ nest numbers inc by 40% 📈👏
⬇️ harvesting of eggs dec by 88% 📉👏
⬆️ hatchling production inc by 60% 📈👏