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The struggle to protect sea turtle is bearing fruit as more than 1,000 people converged at the Bazaar Warisan here to mark the first ever World Sea Turtles Day celebration here. Jointly organised by WWF-Malaysia and Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (
The Dominican Government renewed the ban on hunting, killing and sale of four turtle species for 10 years, including the hawksbill, which is among the protected species, the Environment Ministry said Wednesday. The hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys
Seventeen endangered sea turtles rescued last fall off Cape Cod are to be released near the southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula in Virginia...Waters off Massachusetts are still too cold, the aquarium staff will drive the fifteen Kemp's Ridley sea
Portland on Tuesday seized a female sea turtle and arrested and charged a man under the Wildlife and Protection Act. He is 27-year-old Dorshan Prince, a farmer of Bath from the neighbouring parish of St Thomas. The police state that about 1 p.m. they
About 50 turtles died after toppling off rock ledges and eroded cliffs and dying in the sun on remote Raine Island last nesting season. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority chairman Russell Reichelt said protecting nesting turtles was vital for
00 pm Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Newly hatched sea turtles make their way to the sea in Costa Rica...On beaches, poachers snatch up their eggs and babies for stewing; at sea, adults get snagged by fishermen's long lines and nets.
Photo by AFP Human beings and the larger sharks etc. feed on adult sea turtles, though juveniles and hatchlings have many more predators, like crabs, shore birds etc. Photo by AFP Green sea turtles swim more than 2,600 km to their spawning ground...
Masirah is considered to be the largest nesting area for Loggerhead turtles in the world. The Environment Society of Oman (ESO), which is spearheading the initiative that coincides with this year's World Earth Day celebrations, said the primary
what to do when one endangered species starts eating another. That is the problem facing environmentalists whose research shows that jaguars, themselves at risk of extinction, are increasingly preying on endangered turtle species.
Environmental officials said the loggerhead was spotted Wednesday, almost a record for the earliest sighting. Surveys conducted since 1989 show just one earlier nesting on April 24, 2001, on Ossabaw Island...The Department of Natural Resources