Sea turtles are among the most impressive and intriguing animals on our planet. Australia has some of the largest marine turtle nesting areas and has the only nesting populations of the flatback turtle. Of the seven species of marine turtles in the world, six occur in Australian waters.
This $50 gift can supply a ‘bean bag’ and harness for safe, secure transport of rescued turtles.
AMCS is working with a range of organisations to tackle marine debris that is choking and entangling our turtles. We’re educating the public and equipping groups with the knowledge and skills to rescue sick and tangled marine animals and conduct scientific marine debris surveys.
Your support will directly help rescue turtles and seabirds that are entangled or have gutfuls of plastic. It will help clean up some of the worse affected areas of our coastline, above and beneath the waves and help educate people about how to reduce plastic pollution in our oceans.