Objective: Getting to know the Turtle Foundation and their work in protected areas.
Learning outcomes: Learners are able to analyze the work of environmental organizations and explain criteria of protected areas.
Previous knowledge: Knowledge of the classification of protected area
Duration: 45 min.
Materials / Conditions: internet access
Methods / Techniques: searching for information on the internet, text production
Learning subject: Biodiversity / Module 2: Biodiversity and environmental protection / Level: expert learning
There are different classifications of protected areas in Cabo Verde that are supposed to protect scarce and threatened animal and plant species. One of these threatened species is Caretta caretta (tortoise) that can be found at Reserva Natural da Tartaruga.
1. Go to the webpage http://www.turtle-foundation.org and gather information on the Turtle Foundation’s work on Boa Vista. Also, go to the webpage http://www.municipiodaboavista.cv/municipio/areas-protegidas/ and find out why Curral Velho is a protected area of the classification „Reserva Naturai”. Consider the following keywords: threats, nature, (hu)man.
2. Write a short text presenting the most important aspects of the Turtle Foundation’s work. Present your text to the person sitting next to you and compare your results.
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Author: Shirin Doustmohammadian und Vanessa Hofmann
Aus dem Deutschen übersetzt von Jana Prokaka