Illegal Extraction of Marine Fauna and the
Danger of Extinction of Marine Turtles in the
Municipality of San Juan del Sur
Raquel López Ramos and Ana Vega Guillen
Geography, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua
Mentor: Alfonso Jirón García
National Autonomous University of Nicaragua
Objective: Undergraduate geography students in this project are not only tracking turtle nesting and movements but are also interviewing local residents about perceptions and economic activities related to this protected and endangered species.