Using Citizen Science to Monitor Coral Bleaching and Hawksbill Sea Turtle Populations in the Red Sea
Using Citizen Science to Monitor Coral Bleaching and Hawksbill Sea Turtle Populations in the Red Sea
This project will be implemented under a collaboration between JREDS and Indiana University in the United State of America. It will aim to initiate a citizen science program to monitor coral bleaching and hawksbill sea turtle populations in Aqaba, Jordan. The specific objectives of the project are:
• Engage volunteers and tourists in marine surveys and conservation in Aqaba
• Develop public awareness about sea turtles and coral reefs in Aqaba
• Establish new monitoring program of coral reefs and sea turtles for JREDS
• Utilize data collected by volunteers to assess coral health and status of sea turtles in Aqaba
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
The Jordan Royal Ecological Diving Society
Country:
Jordan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Operational Phase:
OP6 -Y4 (Jul 18 - Jun 19)
Grant Amount:
US$ 32,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 1,412.43
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 1,412.43
Project Number:
JOR/SGP/OP6/Y4/STAR/BD/19/15
Start Date:
10/2019
End Date:
10/2020
Status:
Not active yet

Grantee Contact

Mr Ehab Eid
Email: e.eid@jreds.org
 

Address

Shmeisani/Abdel Aziz Al-Thalebi Street
Amman , Amman , 11183
 

Website

http://www.jreds.org

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Anas Abdel Raouf Khasawneh
Phone:
00962/6/5100420 Ext: 246
Fax:
00962/6/5100430
Email:

Address

UNDP Jordan/ shmeisani, Ishaq Al Edwan street/ P.O.Box 941631
Amman, Arab States, 11183