Monday, March 22, 2010

Sea Turtle Association of Japan President visits Saipan

Dr. Naoki Kamezaki from the Sea Turtle Association of Japan and Ms. Asuka Ishizaki of the Western Pacific Fisheries Council were given a tour of nesting beaches on Saipan during a recent visit to the island. Dr. Kamezaki is interested in the CNMI's turtles due to on of the few satellite tagged turtles from the Marianas making it into Japanese waters. Chris Alepuyo from the CNMI Sea Turtle Program shares his insights with the visitors in the photo.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

MIST Website

Mariana Islands Sea Turtles now has its own website: Visit to learn more about research in the region, volunteer opportunities, and education resources.