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Leatherback turtle eggs crushed in Trinidad

Hundreds, possibly thousands of turtle eggs and hatchlings have been destroyed on the northern Trinidad coast by government workers who drove their bulldozers over the breeding ground.

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Fishermen blast premier dive sites off Indonesia

(AP) -- Coral gardens that were among Asia's most spectacular, teeming with colorful sea life just a few months ago, have been transformed into desolate gray moonscapes by fishermen who use explosives or ...

dateApr 20, 2012 in Ecology
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Marine Protected Areas are keeping turtles safe

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are providing sea turtles with an ideal habitat for foraging and may be keeping them safe from the threats of fishing. A study by an international team of scientists led by the ...

dateMar 18, 2012 in Ecology
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Satellite tracking reveals sea turtle feeding hotspots

Satellite tracking of threatened loggerhead sea turtles has revealed two previously unknown feeding 'hotspots' in the Gulf of Mexico that are providing important habitat for at least three separate populations of the turtles, ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Ecology
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Philippines seizes butchered pangolins

Philippine wildlife authorities seized a huge shipment of meat and scales from up to a hundred slaughtered pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, officials said on Friday.

dateJan 06, 2012 in Ecology
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