|STRP launches first community marine reserve in Papua New Guinea|
January 29th, 2009
The Turtle Island Restoration Network’s Sea Turtle Restoration Project and the people of Karkum Village recently launched the new Karkum Conservation Area, a common turtle nesting site of the critically endangered Western Pacific leatherback turtle species
|STRP in the News|
by Wenceslaus Magun
Madang communities right wrongs to save giant leatherback turtles
|Community Outreach 2007|
In 2007, Western Pacific campaigner Wence Magun developed and facilitated a yearlong series of Conservation Deed training workshops in villages along the north coast of Papua New Guinea.
An alternative to marine protected areas, conservation deeds are created and managed by communities not regulators.