Caring for the Red Sea

HEPCA’s Mandate is the protection and conservation of the land and marine ecology in the Red Sea area. We are relentless in the pursuit of ensuring that both the marine and terrestrial ecosystems retain their natural beauty, and their resources are utilised in a sustainable manner in order to allow future generations to enjoy the wonders of nature.

HEPCA's New Website for Samadai – Dolphin House

Official Website for Samadai

Check out our new web-site dedicated exclusively to Samadai - Dolphin House. This fully interactive web-site is loaded with resources and information about this precious site and its resident spinner dolphins. Let's show the world that when it comes to dolphin protection, Egypt is second to none.

Our Latest News

The ongoing cleanups in the south
11 Feb 2014
The ongoing cleanups in the south   

Clean up campaigns are now held almost daily in the south, with this rate we can make a difference. Since the beginning of January until now, members and supporters of HEPCA had been contributing conversational...

Hurghada Parade of 2014
09 Feb 2014
 Hurghada Parade of  2014   

H.E General Ahmed Abdullah – the Red Sea Governor - has attended the solid waste trucks & equipment parade that was organized yesterday by Hepca, a brief about the solid waste management and its challenges...

Marsa Assalaia cleanup.
26 Jan 2014
Marsa Assalaia cleanup.   

HEPCA and Red Sea Diving Safari staff and guests came together again on Saturday 25th to have an impressive underwater and beach cleanup in Marsa Assalaia.

Emperor Divers Hamata underwater cleanup in Zabargad...
22 Jan 2014
Emperor Divers Hamata underwater cleanup in Zabargad House Reef   

Once more another supporter contributed in preserving our natural marine habitat, Emperor Divers Hamata have exerted great efforts in having an underwater clean up with HEPCA on the 20th of January in...

The Marie Lou
06 Jan 2014
The Marie Lou   

On the 4th of January morning HEPCA received news that around 4 AM. Marie Lou, a diving liveaboard was under risk of sinking while on her way to the deep south from Hurghada.

The Tragic sinking of Sea Queen
26 Dec 2013
The Tragic sinking of Sea Queen   

With great sorrow, HEPCA , the board of directors, the executive office and its mooring unit, sends the deepest condolences to the family and relatives of captain Said Doshma and his crew, who passed away...

A special thanks to Safaga Dive Centers
21 Aug 2013
A special thanks to Safaga Dive Centers   

HEPCA’s mooring team visited Safaga city from 13th to 19th of August, 2013, after receiving some news about the loss of many ropes and buoys . Upon hearing this news, the team of: Ayman Barsoum, Magdy...

Code of Conduct for Dolphins Encounter
16 Jun 2013
Code of Conduct for Dolphins Encounter   

HEPCA would like to caution all the diving and snorkeling operators that the dolphin resting habitats Shaab el Erg and Shaab Fanous will be re-open again from June 16, 2013 for all tourism activities.

We must act NOW to Save the Red Sea!
06 Jun 2013
We must act NOW to Save the Red Sea!   

This article is a call to all the people who love and care about the Red Sea. We need you to help us get the word out so that we can put a stop to the destruction of our precious Red Sea. We can no longer...

What You Don’t Respect, You Don’t Deserve
02 Jun 2013
 What You Don’t Respect, You Don’t Deserve   

A lot has happened over the last few months in our on-going struggle to protect the Red Sea. Our community has taken the forefront in exposing some very serious environmental violations in the Red Sea,...

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Conservation

Code of Conduct for Dolphin Encounters Code of Conduct for Dolphin Encounters

How to correctly behave during a dolphin encounter at sea?
Please, follow the Code of Conduct to protect dolphins and bring Red Sea regulations in-line with international...

Development

The Madrasty Initiative The Madrasty Initiative

Reforming education through school renovation. Children are the lifeblood and future of our society. Many thousands of children in Egypt are receiving little or no education,...

Research

Coastal Survey Coastal Survey

The Red Sea is a rich and diverse ecosystem. More than 1200 species of fish have been recorded in the Red Sea, and around 10% of these are found nowhere else. The Red Sea...

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Total Buoys
by Hepca

1,260 Buoys

Solid Waste Recycling Stats for March 2013

Plastic Bottles
85

Trees Saved

Plastic Bottles
3,541,695

PET bottles
Recycled

Sea Bird
1,555

Sea Birds Saved

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