A project of Marine Turtle Research Group in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.
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This is the first project to track a loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) from a Turkish nesting beach.
EKAD was built up in 2003 by Academicians and voluenteers research on environment. The Society attached the first satellite transmitters on green turtles (Chelonia mydas)in Turkey in collaboration with the Marine Turtle Research Group (University of Exeter,UK) and sponsored by BTC Environmental İnvestment Programme Sea Turtle Expedition Project in 2003-2005. Four units were attached in 2004 and a furhter four in 2005. These tracks can also be seen on seaturtle.org/tracking under archived projects.
This project is sponsored by EPASA (Environmental Protection Agency for Special Areas), Turkey.