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Scientist Warns of Threat to Endangered Turtle

Thursday, 9 March 2006, 9:14 pm | Sea Turtle Restoration Group

A major conservation effort, led by Dr Brendan Godley of the University of Exeter, has just got underway to help protect endangered leatherback turtles which nest in Gabon, West Africa. The region is thought to be the animals'last global stronghold, ... More >>

UN Sea Turtle Recommendations Ignored by Fisheries

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 3:25 pm | Sea Turtle Restoration Group

Environmentalists Renew Call for Pacific Longline Moratorium at Start of UN High Seas Biodiversity Meeting More >>

Fisheries Com Fails to Act to Save Sea Turtles

Monday, 19 December 2005, 10:30 am | Sea Turtle Restoration Group

Pohnpei, Micronesia – This week Japan undermined the new Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission's initiative to protect endangered sea turtles. Japan's delegation rebuffed calls by the United States, Forum Fisheries Agency (an organization of Pacific ... More >>

UN Calls for Closures to Protect Sea Turtles

Monday, 28 November 2005, 8:52 am | Sea Turtle Restoration Group

Forest Knolls, California – Today, the United Nations General Assembly will vote on a resolution that calls for closures of fishing in areas where large numbers of critically endangered sea turtles are caught or killed. The critically endangered ... More >>