A closer look at turtle conservation work in Singapore

SINGAPORE : Helping baby turtles go back home into the Ocean! Take a closer look at the turtle conservation work in Singapore.

Singapore’s National Parks Board officially launched the turtle hatchery located on the smaller Sisters’ Islands in 2018 so as to translocate turtle eggs found in the wild in Singapore to a safe and protected location, where they can safely hatch.

A newly hatched Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling makes its way towards the open sea at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
Staff of Singapore’s National Parks Board place the removed Hawksbill sea turtle eggs from East Coast Park to a protected nest at the turtle hatchery in the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park during a translocation operation in Singapore on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
Staff of Singapore’s National Parks Board remove Hawksbill sea turtle eggs from a turtle nest during a translocation operation at the East Coast Park in Singapore on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
Staff of Singapore’s National Parks Board remove Hawksbill sea turtle eggs from a turtle nest during a translocation operation at the East Coast Park in Singapore on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
Staff of Singapore’s National Parks Board place the removed Hawksbill sea turtle eggs from East Coast Park to a protected nest at the turtle hatchery in the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park during a translocation operation in Singapore on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
A staff member of Singapore’s National Parks Board measures the physical dimensions of a newly-born Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling before releasing it to the sea at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 23, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
A staff member of Singapore’s National Parks Board measures the weight of a newly-born Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling before releasing it to the sea at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
Newly hatched Hawksbill sea turtle hatchlings try to make their way towards the sea on the beach at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
A newly hatched Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling makes its way towards the open sea at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)
A newly hatched Hawksbill sea turtle hatchling makes its way towards the open sea at the turtle hatchery in Singapore’s Sisters’ Islands Marine Park on Aug. 26, 2020. (Photo by Then Chih Wey/Xinhua)

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