Categories and topics

Categories and topics

Categories and topics 

Senior Category (16-18 years)

Topics

  1. Choose one species of sea turtle. Describe its biology, ecology, and global distribution range.  Discuss its current conservation status and the threats it is facing. As a school student, what conservation measures would you recommend to ensure its long term survival?
  2. There are many protected marine parks in this world that are famous for their sea turtles. Choose one such protected area and describe the marine habitat types it holds as well as the species of sea turtles found there.
  3. Education is the key in realizing conservation goals successfully. Discuss this in the context of global sea turtle conservation.

Choose ONE of the above topics. Your essay must not exceed 1500 words but there must be a minimum of 1200 words.

Junior Category (12-15 years)

Topics

  1. Conservation groups and NGOs around the world play a vital role in raising awareness about the decline in sea turtles. Discuss the activities and conservation efforts of an NGO in your country that is helping to save the turtles.
  1. Select any one of the 7 extant species of sea turtles. Describe it in detail and explain its habits, its habitat preferences, where it is found and what challenges it faces.
  2. Sea turtles have existed on this planet for millions of years. However today, all 7 species are facing threats and are in decline. Discuss some of the causes of this decline and propose ways students can help save our turtles.

Choose ONE of the above topics. Your essay must not exceed 750 words but there must be a minimum of 600 words.