SEA TURTLES SPECIES Did you know there are only 7 species of sea turtles in the world, while there are around 300 aquatic turtles and 70 land turtles ? Each with their own particularities, 5 species of sea turtles are present in French Polynesia. Exposed to numerous threats (pollution, fishing, poaching, etc.), sea turtle populations […]
At the start of 2024, we are delighted to share with you some photos and figures from the green turtle nesting season, currently taking place on Tetiaroa atoll, where our collaborators have been conducting a scientific study for over for 15 years in partnership with the Direction of the Environment of French Polynesia. The year […]
A great time sharing with the young people from EDT VA’A. It was a real pleasure to talk with them and help them discover the association’s actions and the importance of protecting our marine riches. Very soon, it will be the turn of the Te mana o te moana teams to immerse themselves in EDT […]
Te mana o te moana’s team wishes you a Happy Holidays Season and sends you its Best Wishes ! Partners, collaborators, volunteers, donors or followers, your support has allowed us for almost to 20 years to protect the Polynesian environment, and more specifically sea turtles ! Mauruuru roa from the bottom of our heart.
The “Te fa’a hotu no te paruru” educational project aims to strengthen the resilience of coastal ecosystems to prevent erosion and the disappearance of ecosystems through revegetation and awareness-raising. As part of this project, educational interventions were done in 7 8th grade classes in Tahiti and 4 in Moorea. The program included: Information on coastal […]