The Civil Association and World Conservation Ecology AC (ECOPLAN) is a private non-profit organization that began its work to protect sea turtles and provide environmental education at the beginning of 2014. It consists of a group of people working together seeking to consolidate in their care and environmental protection. [ Read more about ECOPLAN AC ]
What is the purpose of ECOPLAN AC?
To work with professionals, students, and people from civil society to foster care and rational sustainable use of our natural resources, focusing mainly on research and conservation of sea turtles, as well as environmental education, performing work for the protection of nests and nesting females, their young, and the collecting of controlled decision-morphometric data.
We work with three species: Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) mainly, plus the Leatherback Seaturtle (Dermochelys coriacea) and Black Seaturtle (Chelonia agassizii) , which occur sporadically at the same time. [ Read more about about our Seaturtles! ]