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In Spain, the turtle began to lay eggs on the beaches of the Costa Brava

Several organizations involved in biodiversity conservation on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, discovered the egg laying of sea turtles on the beaches from the Costa Brava to the Strait of Gibraltar, according to Europulse.

This year because of the pandemic, the number of tourists on the coast had declined. Scientists believe that this year has encountered more than the usual turtle laying about 100 nests at the beach. Although usually for these purposes the animals choose sparsely populated areas.

Discovered masonry specialists wall, so that tourists do not accidentally crush eggs, and watching them, and then help the little turtles to reach the sea.

If necessary, nests will carry away from the shore to avoid the tide flooded. The Fund for the protection of the marine fauna of Catalonia and other similar organizations took a part of eggs in incubators and released already hatched young.

Sea turtles are protected under the EU including in the framework of the recently adopted biodiversity Strategy of the EU up to 2030.