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SEA TURTLES RESCUE AND RELEASE 

SEA TURTLES RESCUE AND RELEASE

15 October 2014

Last week we received a violation report by a concerned member of the diving community about two turtles in captivity at a fish restaurant.


The two turtles were located and were found in very bad conditions in a small container, not allowing them any movement. One of the turtles was a Green Turtle , the other a Hawksbill Turtle. The green turtle suffered from several wounds on the front...

281 New Samadai Certified Guides in the Southern Red Sea 

281 New Samadai Certified Guides in the Southern Red Sea

17 September 2014

Within the month of August, Hepca conducted a series of  Samadai Guides Training and Certification sessions are part of our "best practice guides" for the Red Sea region and aim to revitalize the Samadai experience as much more than just swimming with dolphins. These are all part of HEPCA's 

Sea Turtles of The Egyptian Red Sea Guide 

Sea Turtles of The Egyptian Red Sea Guide

17 September 2014

In Hepca we believe that both education and environmental law enforcement can go hand in hand to ensure a better future for the Egyptian Red Sea. So after  last month incident of the photos of the young man wrestling the sea turtle wen viral, and after his arrest, we decided to publish a short guide to the world of the Egyptian Red Sea's Turtles and a short code of conduct of how to behave...

Thank You, Elba Rangers ! 

Thank You, Elba Rangers !

15 September 2014


The rangers of Elba protectorate successfully arrested 4 saudis for hunting animals within the protectorate's limitis. After the arrest، the 4 individuals were identified from a photo they previously posted on social networks being the same group of hunters who previously hunted in Elba protectorate and were able to leave the first time without being caught....

Rescue Mission Accomplished ! 

Rescue Mission Accomplished !

09 September 2014

22 dolphins stranded in the shallow waters in Marsa Alam, Hepca & local community go to the rescue!

100 New Waste containers in Hurghada |  

100 New Waste containers in Hurghada |

08 September 2014

In Hepca's continuous efforts to ensure the cleanness of Hurghada, we added 100 new waste containers to the existing containers in the streets of the city. You can always send us any comments or complaints regarding the solid waste management in the city of Hurghada by emailing us swm@hepca.org , or by sending us messages...

Samadai Certification Training 

Samadai Certification Training

01 August 2014

Dear Members, We would like to inform you that HEPCA will be carrying out Samadai Guide Training Sessions during the month of August 2014. This certification is part of our "best practice guides" for the Red Sea region and revitalizing the Samadai experience as much more than just swimming with dolphins. These are all part of HEPCA's efforts to manage guest...

Clean-Ups June 2014 

Clean-Ups June 2014

04 July 2014

Marine debris remains to be one of the most crucial problems of the Red Sea, all the debris that finds its way to the water, or to the beaches present a real threat to marine life, and turtle nesting areas. That's why in Hepca we regularly organize clean up days in the different islands and beaches of the Red Sea...

Mooring System Latest News 

Mooring System Latest News

02 July 2014

Since its foundation in the early 1990's HEPCA has been responsible for developing, installing and maintaining a boat mooring system to protect the fragile coral reefs of the Red Sea. And on a daily basis, this mooring system is checked for any defects, maintained and gradually developing even more.

Environmental Violations: A Real Threat to the Future of the Red Sea 

Environmental Violations: A Real Threat to the Future of the Red Sea

30 June 2014

As part of Hepca's effort for environmental conservation, our team on a daily basis patrols the sea to insure that people are respecting the environmental laws, but we also rely on your reports of any violations...

Hurghada Cleaning Campaigns  

Hurghada Cleaning Campaigns

30 June 2014

Since Hepca started managing the solid waste system of Hurghada we've been trying our best to insure the best service for Hurghada residences and its visitors.

FEEL Educational Trip with El Gouna School Students 

FEEL Educational Trip with El Gouna School Students

19 June 2014

In Hepca we believe that to ensure a better future for the conservation of the Red Sea, the education of new generations is a necessity. That is why we started the educational program , and since then it's been developing...

Adopt a Mooring 

Adopt a Mooring

05 June 2014

We would love to announce the ADOPT A MOORING program. The Red Sea mooring system is considered one of the most important projects to help and fight the deterioration of the coral reef of the red sea in Egypt, a deterioration that is caused by the constant anchoring on the reef. In 1992 HEPCA started a mooring system with only 50 moorings in Hurghada; today the system includes more...

New Sweepers for Hurghada!  

New Sweepers for Hurghada!

05 June 2014

In our continous efforts to develop Hurghada's solid waste management system, two new sweepers just joined the solid waste management system of Hurghada, they're already sweeping the streets of Hurghada on a daily basis. ِ 

Samadai : The Dolphin House 

Samadai : The Dolphin House

05 June 2014

A year ago, HEPCA took on itself the responsibility of managing Samadai, believing that it's part of our responsibility to set a best practice model of managing natural resources, while supporting the tourism economy.  And in recognition of our efforts in the last year, Governor/Ahmed Abdalla, renewed the governorate's confidence in HEPCA's management of Samadi.
And here is a summary of the...

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