World Turtle News, 04/26/2018
Turtle Day at Elizabeth Lake in Canada a success
Turtle Day took place on Tuesday, April 24 at the Elizabeth Lake Visitor Centre. Biologists were on scene with a large crowd of students and parents to learn more about this remarkable creature.
Turtle News From Around the World
USA: 14 endangered sea turtles released back into FL waters
USA: GLORES Partner Spotlight: Turtle Island Restoration Network
United Arab Emirates: 4 endangered turtles released off Abu Dhabi’s Bu Tinah island
Crime & Punishment
Singapore: Man gets 1 month’s jail for smuggling 22 live star tortoises
USA: issues with emergency dune have FWS, WRC officials asking that turtle nests be relocated in NC
USA: Beaches are becoming safer for baby sea turtles, but threats await them in the ocean (VIDEO)
Did You Know…
In British Columbia, based on their conservation status rank each species and ecosystem is assigned to the red, blue or yellow list to help set conservation priorities and provide a simplified view of the status of its species and ecosystems.
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Photo from Kimberly Bulletin.