Goal 14

Marine Turtles in the UAE

The UAE SDG Data Hub showcase a number of innovative initiatives that aim to engage with the audience and raise awareness about the SDGs, one of those initiatives is the "Marine Turtles in the UAE initiative". This initiative is a story by MOCCAE that showcase the different types of Marine Turtles in the UAE Marine territories. There are five types of marine turtles In the UAE, those species are protected under Federal Law; Nos. 23 and 24 (1999) and No. 11 (2002), and a National Plan of Action for Marine Turtles has been developed by the UAE Government to protect such species.