PHUKET: Sea turtles will be making their way across the sands of Phuket today in an event sponsored for the first time by the Nai Yang Beach Resort.

Thirty green sea turtles will be released starting at 3pm this afternoon during the “Keep Calm & Love Turtle” festivities, staged in conjunction with the Royal Thai Navy’s Third Area Command, Honda Anuphas Phuket, Massa Luna Condominium and Zeek Design.

Money raised at the event will go to the Turtle Hatchery Program of the Royal Thai Navy’s Third Area Command to support turtle breeding.