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Conservationists Urge Ban on Trade of Turtle Eggs


Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, turtles, wildlife trade, protection, habitat, humans, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 886 days ago - ipsnews.net
Age-old customs and traditions that allow licenced traders to collect and sell marine turtle eggs to locals and tourists alike are driving the creatures to extinction, Malaysian conservationists charge.



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Dianne Lynn Elko-Eakin (730)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 8:34 pm
-ty-
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 16, 2012, 3:03 am
Sadly noted.
 

Danuta Watola (1216)
Monday July 16, 2012, 3:50 am
noted
 

Nicole W. (644)
Monday July 16, 2012, 5:44 am
sadly noted
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday July 16, 2012, 6:10 am
noted with hope!!
 

pam w. (191)
Monday July 16, 2012, 8:33 am
How dumb do you need to be to fail to recognize how limited the natural world is?
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Monday July 16, 2012, 2:20 pm
Enough with the eggs already. Reproduction is definately needed so ban the trade of eggs please.
 

michelle t. (41)
Monday July 16, 2012, 3:03 pm
Ban this barbaric trade.leave the poor turtles alone.I am sick of revolting scum humans
 

Florence Eaise (132)
Monday July 16, 2012, 3:47 pm
Noted thanks Cal
 

Dianne D. (462)
Monday July 16, 2012, 4:49 pm
Hope the ban comes through and those that continue to trade will be severely punished.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Monday July 16, 2012, 6:03 pm
Punishment for the guilty!
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Monday July 16, 2012, 7:18 pm
When the petitions come out I will sign them.
 

Shan D. (49)
Monday July 16, 2012, 9:18 pm
Turtles, their body parts, and their eggs - EVERY SPECIES - needs to be put on an international list for prohibited trade. That way the tourists money will dry up. No demand, no market. Let the turtles live in peace. After all, this was *their* world first.
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 3:21 am
Noted. Thank you Cal.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 4:47 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Rebecca Cowart (0)
Tuesday July 17, 2012, 5:00 am
noted....and very sad to read......it seems humans are more concerned about their wallet than nature....the world is becoming a very sad and heartless place to live....there is no concern for wildlife anymore....I truly believe that we are heading for the end times.....
 
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