POHNPEI, Kahlap Village, Mwoakilloa Atoll - The John Gray Recyclers are raising money for the Seacology
Foundation to provide cement water catchments, two kayaks for monitoring turtle nesting areas, and new batteries for solar
power units in exchange for the establishment of three protected nesting sites and surrounding marine protected areas.
and Uhrek, both uninhabited, and Kahlap, home to around 500 residents, are the three atolls that make up Mokil and afford
some of the most isolated and peaceful environments in the eastern Caroline Island chain. The three islands are blessed with
the deep, sandy and unobtruded beaches that allow for the nesting viability of Green Sea and Hawksbill turtles.
TO BE PROTECTED BY THE COMMMUNITY - Residents are setting aside approximately 100 acres of beach and marine areas as protected,
focusing on the preservation of local turtle species. In exchange, Seacology is providing water catchments, two kayaks for
monitoring the protected areas, as well as new batteries for village solar power units.