News tagged with world wildlife fund

Green sea turtles recover in Florida, Mexico

Long considered an endangered species, green sea turtles in Florida and Mexico have bounced back and officials said Friday they are seeking to change the turtles' protected status to "threatened."

Mar 20, 2015
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Arctic sea ice hits record low

Arctic sea ice has reached its lowest winter point since satellite observations began in the late 1970s, raising concerns about faster ice melt and rising seas due to global warming, US officials said Thursday.

Mar 19, 2015
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Pakistan customs bag record haul of illegal turtle meat

Pakistani authorities are investigating after nearly two tonnes of freshwater turtle meat—a record haul taken from more than 4,000 animals—was seized from smugglers at Karachi port, officials said Friday.

Mar 06, 2015
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