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RIP: Costa Rican Environmentalist Pays Ultimate Price for His Dedication to Sea Turtles


Environment  (tags: poachers, death, environmentalists who paid the ultimate , protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 413 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On the evening of May 30th, 26-year-old Jairo Mora Sandoval was murdered on Moin beach near Limón, Costa Rica, the very stretch of sand where he courageously monitored sea turtle nests for years even as risks from poachers rose



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Carol H. (229)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 3:52 am
very sadly noted
 

John S. (297)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 4:24 am
Sadly noted.
 

John Gregoire (257)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 5:30 am
About time this made the CARE2 news as it happened some time back. Several women volunteers were also taken but released. One was a friend and she thought the perps were not druggies but local who think turtle eggs have aphrodisiac qualities.
 

Mike H. (217)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 9:35 am
The war is against evil
 

Natasha Salgado (510)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 10:03 am
Monsters everywhere...where's the justice 4 this wonderful caring young man?? RIP Jairo. Thx Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 3:21 pm
RIP gentle Jairo. :-(
 

Susan Allen (221)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 5:14 pm
Noted and shared. How very sad :(
 

John B. (215)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:37 pm
Thanks Cal for posting the link to the article by Mr. Hance. Here are two sites where you can sign petitions to demand justice for Jair Mora Sandoval.

http://www.change.org/petitions/justice-for-jairo-who-was-murdered-by-poachers-for-protecting-sea-turtles

http://www.change.org/petitions/justice-for-jairo-who-was-murdered-by-poachers-for-protecting-sea-turtles

Read and sadly noted.
 

John B. (215)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:40 pm
Sorry for the last post. There was only one site. Change.org
 
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