Muscat: The Environment Authority launched the second phase of the project of tracking sea turtles via satellite technology.
The project aims to enhance informational contributions to study the nesting conditions and natural habitat of sea turtles. Five tracking devices were installed in the Ras Al Jinz area to achieve this objective.
The project seeks to monitor threats facing turtle migration, reduce environmental risks, conduct surveys, study the nesting conditions and natural habitats of turtles, understand the behavior of turtles in nesting and feeding areas, track a greater number of green turtles in Ras Al Hadd and combine local and international efforts to apply best practices in protecting sea turtles.
Source : OmanObserver