Sea Turtles of Guinea-Bissau
Four of the seven extant species of sea turtles nest in Guinea-Bissau. The Institute of Biodiversity and Protected Areas (IBAP) of Guinea-Bissau manages sea turtle conservation through the creation and management of protected areas, participatory monitoring, education, and collaboration with national and international NGOs and research institutions.
This site communicates the work being developed over the years by the IBAP and its partners for sea turtle conservation in Guinea-Bissau, including latest scientific research and outreach activities. We hope you enjoy!
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home of the sea turtles
The Bijagós archipelago hosts the largest rookery of green turtles in Africa, with 27,000 clutches laid each year