TURKEY - Six new marine protected areas to protect critically endangered monk seals | WWF

TURKEY - Six new marine protected areas to protect critically endangered monk seals

Posted on 01 June 1998    
Cilician Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Turkey.
Cilician Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Turkey.
© WWF / Emma DUNCAN

Turkey declared 6 sites along the Cilician coast as protected areas, which will help safeguard the monk seals of which there are only 300 known to survive in the wild.

Cilician Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Turkey.
Cilician Basin, Mediterranean Sea, Turkey.
© WWF / Emma DUNCAN Enlarge

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