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The sea! The sea! The open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!

¬ Bryan W. Procter

What we do

Practical environmental programmes with lasting positive impact on the marine environment

Ocean Conservation

We have a number of programmes which work towards ocean conservation.

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Education

LOC is involved in a number of education programmes

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Community Outreach

LOC are currently engaged with 15 local community groups in order to raise awareness about conservation issues as well as support capacity building and training.

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Sustainable Livelihoods

One of our focus points is to help local community groups develop alternative sources of income that will alleviate pressure on the marine environment.

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Marine Information Centre

Within our centre we have office buildings, accommodation for staff and our EcoVisitors, the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre and information displays for visitors.

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Mangrove Restoration

LOC has planted and monitored over 230,000 mangrove seeds and seedlings, and has it’s own mangrove nursery on site.

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Policy & Campaigning

Technology Development

Our Management Information Systems allow us to effectively plan implement and manage/monitor our operations.

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Get involved

Day visits

Drop in to our Marine Information Centre in Watamu, we’d love to see you!

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Eco visits

An Eco Visit with us is an experience you will treasure for a lifetime!

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Internships

LOC runs intern opportunities for those wanting to develop their skills and gain work experience.

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Collaboration

The challenges we’re facing in the world right now can often seem overwhelming. They’re BIG and extremely complex problems.

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Sea Turtles

Learn about some of the sea turtles found in Kenya

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Coral Reefs

Coral reefs inhabit less than 0.1% of the world’s oceans but are some of the most productive and diverse ecosystems on the planet.

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Marine Protected Areas

Most of us value the ocean for more than just a coastal view. But the oceans that we know and love are changing rapidly.

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Mangroves

Mangrove ecosystems are made up of salt tolerant evergreen trees found in inter tidal locations, usually where fresh and salt water meet, such as creeks.

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Blog

GIS in Mapping Turtle Nesting Suitability of Beach to Inform Conservation Efforts

November 20th, 2018|

GIS in Mapping Turtle Nesting Suitability of Beach to Inform Conservation Efforts Listed as threatened, turtles are experiencing increased drop in their population, Habitats, foraging sites and also nesting sites. Nonprofits [...]

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