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£320raised of £1,500 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £320 to Tobago Expedition 2017

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    This summer, a group of twelve students from the University of Glasgow will be travelling to the island of Tobago to carry out research and conservation work on endangered marine turtles and local amphibian and bat species.

    Turtle meat is a delicacy in Tobago and unfortunately, although illegal, poaching is a major problem on the island. Regular beach patrols are required to combat this and maintain turtle populations.

    In addition to this we will be carrying out research into local amphibian populations and bat ecology.

    We will also be visiting a local community group to give a talk to raise awareness of the work we do, why it's important and what they can do to protect the wildlife on their doorstep.

    The team has been working really hard all year to put on fundraising events but the cost of the expedition runs high due to specialist equipment required and the long duration of the expedition.

    We hope to gain your support for our cause and help us create a safer, brighter future for the wildlife of Tobago.

    To follow the progress of our expedition please like our facebook page: www.facebook.com/uofgtobagoexpedition

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      15

      • Wendy deans

        Wendy deans

        Jun 6, 2017

        Well done - great cause. Wishing you lots of luck.

        £20.00

      • Jessie Knowles

        Jessie Knowles

        Jun 6, 2017

        🐢❤️

        £10.00

      • Lucy Carmichael

        Lucy Carmichael

        Jun 4, 2017

        yaassss you go girl :) #savetheturtles xxx

        £10.00

      • Megan McGuiggan

        Megan McGuiggan

        Jun 3, 2017

        Have the best time Holly and friends! Missin ya from across the pond!

        £10.00

      • Dan Young

        Dan Young

        Jun 2, 2017

        Stay wavey xx

        £10.00

      • Hector

        Hector

        Jun 2, 2017

        Keep riding the wave baby

        £10.00

      • Abbie Charters

        Abbie Charters

        Jun 2, 2017

        Go save some turtles, Mhairi and the team! Love Abbie and Ross x

        £50.00

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      Tobago Expedition

      Tobago Expedition

      12 undergraduate students from the University of Glasgow who will be carrying out research and conservation work on endangered marine turtles, local amphibian and bat species on the island of Tobago, West Indies.

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