Marine turtles and climate change: the ACT project

Welcome to the ACT site! The Adaptation to Climate change for marine Turtles (ACT) project is examining how coastal ecosystems and marine turtles are affected by climate change and the best ways to reduce their vulnerability to changing environmental conditions. Here you will find information about our work, as well as resources and news.



About ACT

Learn more about how climate change is affecting marine turtles and coastal ecosystems.


The Adaptation to Climate Change Toolkit for coasts.



Latest publications on marine turtles and climate change.

Monitoring FAQs

Find out about how to monitor the impacts of climate change.


Resources to help you incorporate climate adaptation into your work.

Building Capacity

Learn more about capacity-building workshops, webinars and access materials to assist you with holding your own capacity-building workshop.


Science section now updated

New Publication: Van Houtan, KS et. al. (2015) Terrestrial basking sea turtles are responding to spatio-temporal sea surface temperature patterns. Biology Letters 11,
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The ACT project is funded by the MacArthur Foundation, with additional support from FEMCIDI/OAS and WHMSI.


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Marianne Fish
WWF LAC Marine and Coastal Adaptation Program Officer 
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