World Turtle News, 12/06/2015
Fences Prevent Sea Turltes From Falling Off A Cliff
On Raine Island, a cliff was formed with erosion, leading sea turtles to fall and die. Fences were installed and it is now preventing turtles to fall off. In the section Conservation read more about two sea turtle release as well as a group that received a grant for the conservation project. In Ecology, I encourage you to read more about that project designed to reduce turtle road mortality. Finally in the Research section, learn more about a study related to humans who meets turtles.
Turtle News From Around the World
50 Olive Ridley Sea Turtles were released by SM Olongapo
PhD Student releases 39 green sea turtles
Friends of Cobus creek receives grant to help with a conservation project regarding Emys blandingii
Fences installed on Raine Island prevent sea turtles from falling off a cliff created through erosion
Knoxville Zoo’s long-lived, large-growing Aldabra tortoises spend the winter at Zoo Atlanta
Read more about a project to reduce turtle mortality on the roads
Study to find how meeting turtles changes someone’s habits
Loggerhead Marinelife Center wins tourism group Providencia award
Did You Know…
Roads are a major threat for turtles. Some devices can be installed to prevent road killing by almost 70% in some cases
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