Satellite tagging in French Polynesia
Satellite tagging is one of the priority actions identified for the Year of the Sea Turtle (YOST) campaign under the SPREP regional Marine Turtle Action Plan 2003-2007. The current turtle satellite programme is a collaborative undertaking by SPREP, the Marine Turtle Research Program (NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Hawaii), and member countries.
The Great Turtle Race
Eleven leatherback turtles competed in The Great Turtle Race from April 16-19, 2007. The race was organized to raise awareness of the plight of these amazing animals.
Satellite tagging of loggerhead turtles in New Caledonia
A joint program with Aquarium des Lagons in New Caledonia and Honolulu laboratory, Southwest Fisheries Center, National Marine Fisheries Service Hawaï.
Green turtles tagged in Guadeloupe
Project 2007: Falbala
Follow the Great Whale Trail
The Great Whale Trail follows the migration of humpback whales from the warm tropical waters of the South Pacific, where they breed, to the icy Southern Ocean around Antarctica, where they feed.