Francis filming a hatchling reaching the sea.
Conservationist and protector of the sea turtles of South Lebanon. Founder of The Orange House Project.
Eliana measuring a sea turtle during the hatching season.
© Pasqual G. Marcos
After 20 years abroad, Mona Khalil returns home to her beach house in southern Lebanon and discovers that despite 30 years of deadly conflict, endangered sea turtles kept returning year after year to lay their eggs in the sandy beach close to her house.
Mona knows instantly what she needs to do.