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2008 IESS - Socio-Cultural And Environmental Factors Influencing The Nesting And Conservation Of Marine Turtles In Songor Ramsar Site Ghana

Ghana’s 550km coast currently supports three of the six turtle species that visit the Atlantic ocean of Africa. Seventy percent of the Ghana coast, 375km, comprise sandy beach that is suitable as turtle nesting areas. Marine turtles face a range of threats, both at the nesting sites and in the wider marine environment.

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