Securing in-situ nesting and safe migratory routes for sea turtles in the Bay of Bengal countries.
The Bay of Bengal Sea Turtle Program (BoB Turtle) is a partnership-based initiative initiated in October 2015. BoB Turtle is designed and facilitated by Save Our Sea (SOS) to secure safe migratory routes and nesting sites for sea turtles in the Bay of Bengal countries by promoting TEDs and in situ nest protection.
Local communities, fishing cooperatives, tourism businesses are collaborating with conservationists in this voluntary program.
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In The Media
Do you know the arduous journey a baby turtle has to go through to survive to its adulthood under natural conditions? Read more …
Recent News & Blogs
Bay of Bengal Sea Turtle Programme is accepting applications for Volunteers for in-situ conservation sites in Saint Martins Island.read more
Get trained in community led marine conservation and volunteer to protect the endangered sea turtles in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh!read more
Do you feel like joining the team to protect the bay of Bengal’s sea turtles? Don’t be late to apply for. The sea turtles of the Bay of Bengal need your help. We need your support as volunteer field assistant.read more
Sumon knew that it’s the baby sea turtles who decide when they are ready to go. The 37 Olive ridley hatchlings he was taking care of were rescued from a nest predated by stray dogs.read more
Save Our Sea and ESM-NSU join hands to pursue field based research which will help to review and formulate national policies to save endangered sea turtles.read more
Identifying main migratory route, foraging and feeding grounds, enforcing TED-only fishing zone is the solution; and killing turtles should be handled as a serious wildlife crime.read more
In many days we had to see the dead bodies of the sea turtles and dolphins. And different species of sharks are being killed as irresponsible fishing practice continues.read more