August 24, 2020
Less tourism, less disturbance on nesting beaches, a joy for sea turtles and their hatchlings!
- Zakynthos: 1.788 nests from an average of 938*
- Southern Kyparissia Bay: 3.500 nests from an average of 1.403*.
- Belek (Turkey): 3.000 nests from an average of 2000 nests.
- Lebanon: 190 nests! Over double from the average
-Zakynthos and Kyparissia bay nest numbers confirmed by ARCHELON
– Belek Turkey nest numbers confirmed by EKAD official
-Lebanon nest numbers confirmed by Ali Badreddine.
Data refer to the number of nests confirmed up to the date of this post.
Average numbers retrieved from the following publication: