Sea turtles face a number of threats both on land and at sea in The Gambian waters some of which we have listed below. There are steps we can all take to help the sea turtles, whether it is refusing a one time use plastic straw or plastic bag, turning off coastal lights at night, respecting and not disturbing nesting sea turtles or only buying fish from sustainable sources there is something each one of us can do!
More common threats to sea turtles of The Gambia include:
Turtles are facing many threats but at Smile For Life we are working to reduce these threats. To learn more about what we are doing please go to Our Work.
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