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Tracking Sea Turtles in the Bahamas

Tracking Sea Turtles in the Bahamas

Tracking Sea Turtles in the Bahamas

Trip Details:

Operator:   Earthwatch
Price From: 3,295 USD
Program duration: 9 days
Trip Dates: 01-06-2017,31-07-2017

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About this program

Built for teens aged 15-18 years old,  this exciting and fun-filled expedition will be sure to make your summer one to remember! Set in the beautiful Bahamas, teens looking for a new adventure and potential career path will surround themselves with interesting and informative activities.

This 9-day expedition with Earthwatch Institute brings environmentally aware teens together to learn about the conservation efforts being made to save green & hawksbill sea turtles. You’ll have the opportunity to work beside researchers, take part in activities like snorkeling and boating in the turquoise waters, exploring mangrove creeks, coral reefs and seagrass beds.

Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrival, welcome, research overview

Days 2–8:

Fieldwork: snorkeling and boating to spot turtles and make habitat measurements. One free day will likely happen during this period

Day 9: Departure

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Country Fast Facts

Bahamas

 
Flag Flag_of_the_Bahamas
Continent:North America
Official Language(s)English
Capital:Nassau
Population392,718 (2015 estimate)
Climate(s)Tropical Savannah
Major Airport(s):Lynden Pindling International Airport(NAS), Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO)
Economic Driver(s):Tourism, Offshore Banking

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