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Puerto Rico Protects Leatherback Turtle Nesting Area
Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles, turtles, Puerto Rico, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, conservation, protection, habitat, wildlife, environment )

- 953 days ago -
Puerto Rico's governor has signed a law to protect a swath of land along the island's northeast coast that is a top U.S. nesting site for the world's largest turtle species.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Leatherback Turtles From Extinction
Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles, turtles, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

- 980 days ago -
One of the most iconic reptiles, the leatherback turtle is also one of the most threatened in the world. The endangered animals must travel 6,000 miles across the Pacific each year to lay their eggs, but fewer and fewer turtles are surviving the journey
Help Greenpeace Save Endangered Leatherback Turtles - TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: endangered turtles, leatherback turtles, National Marine Fisheries Service, oceans, John Hocevar )

- 981 days ago -
Endangered leatherback turtles migrate 6,000 miles across the Pacific each year, and at the end of their journey looms a deadly threat.
Race to Save the Leatherback Turtle From Extinction
Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, protection, humans, habitat, environment, animals, animalwelfare )

- 1362 days ago -
The impact of commercial fishing, the poaching of their eggs and other hazards saw their numbers drop by an estimated 80% during the 1980s and 1990s, and today the species is classified as critically endangered.
Victory for Leatherbacks - News and Video!
Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles, ecosystems, wildlife, protection, goodnews )

- 1390 days ago -
Thanks to sea turtle advocates like you, has won a safe haven for endangered Pacific leatherbacks where they feed on jellyfish along the U.S. West Coast! Nearly 42,000 square miles of ocean along the coasts of California, Oregon and Washing
Save the Dwindling Leatherback Sea Turtle Population! PLEASE TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: protection, extinction, leatherback turtles )

- 1625 days ago -
The legendary leatherback sea turtle has existed for hundreds of millions of years -- and is now in grave danger of extinction
Leatherback Sea Turtles Tracked for First Time in South Atlantic
Animals  (tags: animals, wildanimals, wildlife, reptile, turtles, leatherback turtles, environment, habitat, goodnews, AnimalWelfare )

- 1781 days ago -
Leatherback sea turtles undertake one of the longest journeys of any animal as they traverse the oceans in search of food, navigating hazards such as plastic pollution and fishing operations. A new study published in the Royal Society Journal
Stop the Development of Las Baulas, Costa Rica ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, leatherback turtles, habitat, protection )

- 2038 days ago -
A recent proposal set forth by the Costa Rican Government seeks to develop Las Baulas National Marine Park for tourism. This will leave only 50m of beach for the critically endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle. Eastern Pacific Leatherback sea turtle
ACTION ALERT: Save Our Turtles, Terengganu, Malaysia !!
Animals  (tags: green turtles, leatherback turtles, endangered, fishing, extinction, protection )

- 2043 days ago -
Malaysia was once famed for its Leatherback turtles but now this species is virtually extinct from Malaysian waters and the other three species are not far behind - Olive Ridley, Hawksbill and Green Turtle.
Leatherback Turtle Nesting Beach to Be Developed for Tourism in Costa Rica
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, leatherback turtles, nesting, tourism, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2043 days ago -
The Costa Rican government is supporting a proposed law that will allow construction in Las Baulas National Marine Park and destroy a critical nesting beach for endangered leatherback turtles.
Take Action! Costa Rica - Leave the Leatherbacks in Peace!
Animals  (tags: leatherback turtles )

- 2163 days ago -
Costa Rica created Las Baulas National Park by Law in 1995, acknowledging its responsibility to protect the the last leatherback nesting beach in the Eastern Pacific. Populations of Pacific leatherback sea turtles have crashed by 90 percent over the past
ACTION ALERT: Urge Costa Rican Legislative Assembly to Protect Leatherback Turtles
Animals  (tags: environmental groups, costa rica, habitat, leatherback turtles, protection, conservation )

- 2275 days ago -
Reject proposed legislation and work with local environmental groups to move forward with plans to protect and consolidate the boundaries of Las Baulas National Marine Park - one of the last remaining sanctuaries in the Americas for the critically
ACTION ALERT: Costa Rica's Biodiversity at Risk!!!- Protect Leatherback Turtles!!
Animals  (tags: costa rico, widlife, threatened, leatherback turtles, legalisation, protection )

- 2276 days ago -
Located at the convergence of the northern and southern hemispheres -- with two coastlines, lush tropical forests, mountains and volcanoes all squeezed into an area smaller than West Virginia -- Costa Rica packs a wallop of biodiversity
Leatherback Sea Turtles:Ocean Wanderers at Risk
Animals  (tags: animals, leatherback turtles, AnimalWelfare, numbers down, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2345 days ago -
Leatherbacks were listed as endangered in 1970 and confront multiple threats from humans, from unintentionally being caught in fishing nets to intentionally being harvested for meat. Their estimated numbers are down to 26,000 - 43,000 nesting females,
Behind The Photo: Brian Skerry, Leatherback Turtles! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, leatherback turtles, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2353 days ago -
Brian Skerry shares the challenges and rewards in creating a unique underwater image of a giant leatherback turtle.

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