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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
- 2 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
- 9 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 )

Offline
- 13 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
- 59 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
- 61 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
- 67 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
- 76 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
- 86 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
- 90 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Turtle Poaching - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, turtles, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 93 days ago - forcechange.com
The turtle population in Ontario, Canada is quickly shrinking. The reptiles are being sold quickly on the international pet market.
GOOD NEWS! Hundreds Of Miles Of Coast Now Protected For Turtles
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, turtles, sea turtles, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 106 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
Over 685 miles of nesting beach and more than 300,000 square miles of ocean were officially protected on Wednesday, in the largest critical habitat designation in U.S. history. The habitat is being set aside for the endangered loggerhead turtle to rebu
SAVE the Sea Turtles of Sangalaki ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, protection )

Angela
- 113 days ago - change.org
A successful protection project for sea turtles on the island of Sangalaki was terminated by the local government without any explanation. Now will nests are being illegally plundered. Please help with your signature to restore this protection programme.
First Evidence of An Important Marine Migration Corridor Between Costa Rica and Ecuador
Animals  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, marine life, turtles, animalwelfare, animals, goodnews, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 118 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Proving the value of preserving two protected marine areas for the sea creatures that migrate between them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Turtles From Being Murdered on the Roads
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, turtles, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, environment )

Cal
- 145 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Help insure that people who run turtles over are publicly identified and that local governments institute measures to do what they can do help secure local turtle populations.
May 23 Is World Turtle Day--Let's Celebrate!
Animals  (tags: World Turtle Day, turtles, awareness, activism, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 155 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
World Turtle Day: Time To Celebrate, Raise Awareness About Shelled Reptiles--According to ATR, turtles and tortoises are threatened by the exotic food trade, habitat destruction, global warming and the pet trade.
 

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