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Demand Reform of the Turtle Trade
Animals  (tags: turtles, turtle trade, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The United States is home to more types of turtles than any other country in the world. But a frenzy of international trade is rapidly chipping away at that natural heritage, with millions of wild-caught freshwater turtles exported to Asia each year.
Demand Reform of the Turtle Trade PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection, wildlife, turtles )

Anna
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The United States is home to more types of turtles than any other country in the world. But a frenzy of international trade is rapidly chipping away at that natural heritage, with millions of wild-caught freshwater turtles exported to Asia each year.
Praise Raid on Illegal Poaching Ring
Animals  (tags: Green, hawksbill, loggerhead, turtles, china, Vietnam, poachers, illegal, endangered, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
One thousand endangered sea turtles were recently seized from an illegal animal trading ring by environmental police in Vietnam.
Save the Green Turtle From Extinction ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, turtles, ocean life, extinction )

Angela
- 25 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Worldwide, hundreds of thousands of sea turtles a year are accidentally caught in shrimp trawl nets, on longline hooks and in fishing gill nets. Sea turtles need to reach the surface to breathe, and therefore many drown once caught.
Support Protections for Overhunted Turtles
Animals  (tags: turtles, biodiversity, conservation, endangered, slaughter, wildanimals, wildlife, protection )

Carol Joa
- 40 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The United States has more species and subspecies of turtle than any other country in the world, according to a recent article in the LA Times. Unfortunately, a growing demand for turtle meat poses a grave threat to this rich biological diversity.
TAKE ACTION NOW - Stop Killing Sharks, Turtles and Rays ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, sharks, turtles, ocean wildlife )

Angela
- 43 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Major supermarkets have all banned FAD, but John West and Princes lag behind. NOW, we urge Princes and John West to stop killing sharks, turtles and rays.We won't accept broken promises.They must keep their word and protect our oceans.
Princes and John West: Stop Trashing Our Oceans
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, marine life, oceans, sharks, rays, turtles, tuna, fishing, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness )

Sara
- 56 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The shocking footage above comes from tuna fishing operations using Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs). They attract all types of marine life, including sharks, rays and turtles, which get caught in giant nets before being tossed overboard, dead or dying.
Nice Young Humans Help A 100-Year-Old Turtle Cross The Road
Animals  (tags: Turtles, rescued, animalwelfare )

Jean
- 63 days ago - thedodo.com
A lot has changed over the past century since this stately old snapping turtle first emerged from his egg as a tiny hatchling, but despite the dizzying pace of progress, respect for one's elders is still alive and well.
Stop Bottom Trawling - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: bottom trawling, ocean, birds, marine mammals, fish, turtles, fisherman, fish, petition )

Scooby
- 68 days ago - change.org
Bottom trawling is one of the most destructive ways to catch fish, and is responsible for up to half of all discarded fish and marine life worldwide.
APPLAUSE for Chris Skone-Roberts and "Sea Shepherd" for This GREAT ACTION !!!
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, turtles, protection, rescued )

Angela
- 114 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
British tourist Chris Skone-Roberts was horrified when he saw two 5ft loggerheads with their fins tied on their backs struggling to breathe in the garden of a bar on Little Corn Island ! THANK YOU CHRIS for your COURAGE and MAKE A DIFFERENCE !!!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Arakan Forest Turtle
Animals  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, turtles, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, endangered )

Cal
- 115 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Arakan forest turtle (Heosemys depressa) is an extremely rare turtle species which lives only in the Arakan hills of western Myanmar.
URGENT: Save Turtles From Extinction
Animals  (tags: turtles, extinction, china )

Carmen
- 122 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Urge protection of wild turtle species being forced into extinction. For thousands of years turtles have been used in holistic Chinese medicines and therapies to treat a plethora of ailments and diseases.
The Threat of Traditional Medicine: China's Boom May Mean Doom for Turtles
Animals  (tags: asian medicine, turtles, animalwelfare, animals, endangered, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 131 days ago - news.mongabay.com
For thousands of years turtles have been used in Chinese traditional medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments and diseases.
Green Turtle Success Story
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, turtles, animalrights, animals, GoodNews, protection, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, goodnews )

Cal
- 140 days ago - enn.com
More than 70 years after major turtle nesting beaches became protected on the remote UK overseas territory of Ascension Island researchers are now reporting a boom in population numbers.
No Longer 'Deaf as a Stump': Researchers Find Turtles Chirp, Click, Meow, Cluck
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, investigation, turtles, sounds, science, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 144 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Two new studies published recently in Chelonian Conservation and Biology and Herpetologica find that two turtle species vocalize when they reproduce and during some social interactions, and that their vocalizations are many and varied.
 

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