Only 3% of turtles hatched from eggs will be able to survive and 1 in a thousand will live up to 50 years. Fishing at sea, the impact of the engines of ships, pollution of the sea, the disease has a negative impact on sea turtles. It is necessary to observe certain precautions: at the sight of laying eggs turtles cannot be photographed with a flash, you need to stay away from the clutch, there should be darkness and complete silence. Upon detection of the eggs you should call the Association of environmental Antalya tel. 0242 5133135 or to the municipality of Alanya by phone 4448207, they will be taken under protection.In order to protect the eggs of turtles, they will be placed in a special cage and in 60 days the turtles will begin to hatch, which will be sent directly to the sea. If you find a clutch of eggs in the city or elsewhere, you should take them closer to the sea to the shore in a quiet, deserted place.The most common species is Caretta Caretta, but green turtles are found only in the Eastern Mediterranean, where the water temperature is higher. Their main breeding sites are located on the beaches of the South-Eastern coast of Turkey – Kazanli (Kazanlı), Akyatan (Akyatan) and Samandag (Samandağ). In Turkey, there are 17 beaches where sea turtles lay eggs, among them the most important are considered, for example, Iztuzu, Patara, the delta of the river Geksu, Belek – they all have the status of protected areas. Antalya – Gazipasha – on this segment around the coast there are turtles which you can see without problems. There are also closed areas, which from special sites you can look through binoculars and see how they lay eggs and look after the offspring.