Local Ocean Trust situated in Watamu on the Kenyan coast, is a private, not for profit organisation committed to the protection of Kenya's marine environment. By volunteering with Local Ocean Trust, you can make a real difference to the future survival of endangered species of sea turtle whilst enjoying the beautiful Kenyan coast and local culture. Volunteers have the opportunity to get involved with all aspects of the organisation's work. This includes rescuing sea turtles accidentally caught in fishing nets, monitoring nesting females and hatchlings and assisting in the turtle rehabilitation centre. Other activities include mangrove restoration, anti-poaching patrols and involvement with the organisation's education and community outreach programmes.