November 8, 2017

The research team at the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project have today published results from one of their ongoing studies in the scientific journal Plos One. The manuscript focuses on the satellite tagging of eight rehabilitated green sea turtles from the United Arab...

September 19, 2017


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75 critically endangered Hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) and one very rare adult female Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) named Barnacle were put back into the wild on the 11th of May from the Ju...

July 5, 2017

Photographs by Warren Baverstock.

Forty endangered sea turtles are back in the waters after being released by the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) to mark World Sea Turtle Day.

The project released the turtles into Gulf waters near Jumeirah Al Naseem in collabo...

ABU DHABI, 18th May, 2017 (WAM) --The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, EAD, in collaboration with the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, DTRP, and Emirates Palace, have released 49 Critically Endangered Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) and one Loggerhead Tu...

May 11, 2017

DUBAI // A rare olive ridley sea turtle named Barnacle is the latest to be returned to the Arabian Gulf after rescue and recovery at Jumeirah’s Al Naseem rehabilitation lagoon.

Children from the Dubai British School bought a satellite tag for Barnacle that will enable t...

May 3, 2017

A new study on the critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles in the UAE shows the species is at risk of disappearing from our shores if more is not done to save them.

The study, by environmental biologist Ada Natoli and scientist Dr. Rima Jabado, was conducted on more...

February 22, 2017

 Turtles that have completed their intensive care period at the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, were released today at Al Naseem Rehabilitation Lagoons in @jumeirahalnaseem for their next stage of rehabilitation. H.E Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi participated in the event,...

Rescued sea turtles from around the region have started checking into the region’s first purpose built rehabilitation lagoon at Jumeirah Al Naseem. Claire Hill meets the dedicated team that’s on a mission to save these endangered animals.

The hotel’s prime location...

February 22, 2017

We may be enjoying the cool weather, but local sea turtles, which are already critically endangered, are having a hard time with the cold weather and are washing up on UAE shores.

While this is common between December and February, when temperatures are at their lowest,...

January 26, 2017

As the colder weather creeps in, conservationists are urging beachgoers to be on the alert for stranded turtles.

Warren Baverstock, operations manager for the Aquarium and Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project at the Burj Al Arab, said more turtles were expected to wash u...

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