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Canadian Turtle Smuggler Receives Nearly 5 Years in Prison for Shipping Turtles to China From Canada and the U.S
Offbeat  (tags: smuggling, turtles )

Angie
- 15 days ago - msn.com
Kai Xu, who has been locked up for 19 months since his arrest and had hoped to be released. The 27 year old expressed remorse to a judge and thanked agents for stopping the darkness of my greed and ignorance.
PETITION - Protect Turtles From Over-Harvesting
Animals  (tags: turtles, nesting areas, breeding grounds, conservation, Habitat preservation, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection, over-harvesting, prevention of wildlife loss )

Sabine
- 34 days ago - forcechange.com
Turtle populations are declining in Iowa due to over-harvesting during breeding and egg-laying months. The state currently allows turtles to be trapped for commercial and sporting purposes year-round, causing the snapping turtle, spiny softshell turtle,

Animals  (tags: Turtles )

Michael
- 89 days ago - hakaimagazine.com
Ecotourism is only truly eco-friendly if it takes animalsâEUR(TM) schedules into account.
Poofed Up Kitten Walks on Two Paws to Get Turtle's Attention
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, turtles )

Jeri
- 111 days ago - lovemeow.com
This little kitten is a bit perplexed by his new friend, the turtle. ThereâEUR(TM)s only one way to find out what this hard shell creature is âEUR" the kitten way!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Punish Poachers for Killing Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: turtles, poaching, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, killing, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights )

Cal
- 147 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Hundreds of olive ridley sea turtle eggs are taken by poachers almost immediately after hatching each year from Morro Ayuta beach in Mexico.
Remove the Nets
Animals  (tags: sharks, nets, conservation, KwaZulu-Natal, petition, environmental impact, South Africa, dolphins, turtles, rays, animalcruelty, cruelty, endangered, protection, extinction, culling, environmental issues, protection, suffering, animalrights )

ShelliAwa
- 164 days ago - removethenets.com
Indicate your support for the removal of shark nets throughout KwaZulu-Natal.
Citizens Rescue 42 Freshwater Turtles Along Karachi Beach
Offbeat  (tags: rescued, wildlife, protection, turtles )

Tracy
- 170 days ago - arynews.tv
A large number of abandoned freshwater turtles were spotted by citizens of Karachi residing near Sea View, which were later handed over to the Sindh Wildlife Department for release into their natural habitat. 
Scientists Discover New Galapagos Tortoise Species, the First in a Century
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, turtles, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 189 days ago - csmonitor.com
Genetic testing has revealed that what was thought to be a single tortoise species inhabiting the ecologically rich archipelago are actually two species.
Turtles Under Threat as Plastic Pollutes Oceans
Offbeat  (tags: turtles, loggerhead turtles, oceans, world, protection, environment )

Tracy
- 201 days ago - express.co.uk
Starving after swallowing plastic bags that block their intestines or being badly cut from getting tangled in man made debris are two of the many risks turtles face as they journey the oceans.
Animals-Keychains
Animals  (tags: animals-keychain, china, turtles, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, humans, wildanimals )

Lone
- 202 days ago - shopforyourcause.com
A scary trend is picking up on the streets of China, where vendors are selling live turtles and other amphibious animals in an enclosed plastic bag. The animals can only survive a few days until they suffocate or starve to death.
A Mob Of Disruptive Tourists Sent Nesting Turtles Back To Sea
Offbeat  (tags: horrible, tourists, turtles )

Angie
- 219 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Each year, thousands of olive ridley sea turtles arrive on a 7 kilometer (4 mile) stretch of beach in Costa Rica to lay their eggs in the sand. Their mission was thwarted by tourists who touched the turtles, stood on top of nests and placed children on to
Thousands of Critically Endangered Turtles Rescued in the Philippines
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife trade, turtles, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered )

Cal
- 284 days ago - theguardian.com
3,831 Palawan forest turtles, as well as Asian leaf turtles and southeast Asian box turtles, are rescued from a terrible conditions in remote warehouse
TAKE ACTION NOW! Pledge To Save Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, turtles, protection, endangered )

Cal
- 289 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition and pledge to use you butterfly credits to save at least one Sea Turtle this year.
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Save the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle From Possible Extinction
Animals  (tags: endangered, turtles, protection, disease, humns, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 332 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The sad news recently is that a mysterious disease is affecting this rare species, almost pushing the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle on the brink of extinction.
IT'S MAY 23---Happy World Turtle Day!
Animals  (tags: turtles, World Turle Day, celebrate, reptilese, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, goodnews, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 341 days ago - aqua.org
This Saturday is World Turtle Day! Turtles, one of the oldest living species, have existed on Earth for roughly 150 million years
 

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