Wednesday 16th June is World Sea Turtle Day! As part of World Sea Turtle Day and to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the IOSEA Agreement (the MoU on the Conservation and Management of Marine Turtles and their Habitats of the Indian Ocean and South-East Asia), there will be ‘round-the-clock virtual event’ on Saturday 19th June 2021. As part of this online event Australia will be hosting a one-hour showcase of short videos highlighting some of the great Australian marine turtle conservation activities occurring in the IOSEA region. Australia’s presentation is scheduled for 12pm and will be followed by online events and presentations from around the IOSEA region.


For more information and to find the link to watch the event please see:     


You can also be part of the online celebration - just record a “Happy World Sea Turtle Day” video on your phone and send it to