World Turtle News, 04/05/2018
Florida nesting season begins, potential red tide impacts of Gulf of Mexico (AUDIO)
May kicks off the official beginning of sea turtle nesting season in Southwest Florida. Threatened loggerheads are the most prolific nesters on area beaches, but endangered green and even leatherback sea turtles also nest along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast and on barrier islands.
Turtle News From Around the World
Qatar: first turtle nesting at Fuwayrit Beach recorded
Trinidad: protecting turtles during nesting
North Bengal: new breeding ground for roofed turtles
Belize: senior student from Phillipsburg aids ocean research (VIDEO)
Crime & Punishment
Venezuela: people are riding the leatherbacks… again
UK: meet Martin, a volunteer working with the Olive Ridley Project
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