Gökçeada Underwater Park

Gökçeada Underwater Park

OBJECTIVE

Constitute in situ management of the park and raise public awareness on marine biodiversity and environmental conservation through educative materials and the settlement of an underwater trail.

ACTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The first underwater park/trail of Turkey in which visitors can observe and experience the local diversity was established.
  • Informative signs, posters and brochures on local marine biodiversity and its conservation were prepared for visitors and children.
  • Social media accounts were established to increase visibility of the underwater park (https://www.facebook.com/gokceadasualtidenizparki/?fref=ts) and project activities were promoted through these accounts.
  • Fisheries activities are monitored by park rangers within the park in order to help the implementation of the practices for the sustainability of marine resources in Gökçeada.
  • Please visit https://youtu.be/iCH7no8B3OQ and https://youtu.be/5QbpXS0xU8s for interviews with the grant beneficiary.