Porto Inglês, Sep 4 (Inforpress) – The Maio Biodiversity Foundation (FMB) has just launched the “adopt a nest and participate in a sea turtle protection campaign” as a way to raise awareness of the importance of this attitude.
Inês Afonso, who is in charge of the campaign, said in a statement to Inforpress that this action being carried out on the Beach Rotxa beach, the crowded on the island at this time of year, aims, on the one hand, to raise awareness and awaken people’s sense of responsibility for with the protection of biodiversity more precisely with the protection of sea turtles, a species threatened with extinction.
“It is a way of sensitizing the population and publicizing our program, making them participate in this action so noble, but at the same time we intend to raise some financial means so we can continue with our program, taking into account that this work entails financial means”, he said.
As explained, people who want to adopt a nest, will have all the information about the work that the FMB is doing inside the hatchery created on that beach. People are getting the photos, videos and they can baptize the nest with a name of their choice.