Reptiles

Sensitising fisherfolk to conservation of biodiversity

Artists explain problems in using five types of banned nets and how they threaten the endangered species.

29 November 2016

Number of plastic bags found on UK beaches falls by nearly half

Conservationists say introduction of 5p levy on single-use carrier bags was instrumental in the reduction.

22 November 2016

World's mammals being eaten into extinction, report warns

First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade

19 October 2016

Rescatada una tortuga en el Índico, atrapada en una gran bolsa de plástico

El ejemplar que aparece en el vídeo es una tortuga olivácea (Lepidochelys olivácea) que habita en las playas de Antillas, costa norte de Latinoamérica (Surinam, Venezuela), Centroamérica (Costa Ric

08 June 2016

Protect Myanmar's marine resources from being pillaged to point of no return

Aung San Suu Kyi’s new government must safeguard the ocean from illegal fishing that has depleted stocks by 70-90% and is killing endangered sea turtles and dugongs

20 May 2016

Study: Less beach debris equals more sea turtle nests

Most of Florida's sea turtle species are either endangered or threatened.
 
17 May 2016

Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles

Researchers call for socioeconomic infuences to be factored into future protection policies

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13 May 2016

Rehabilitated sea turtle begins long journey home

A sub-tropical turtle that somehow ended up on a remote B.C. beach will begin his long trip home this week

19 April 2016

Mediterranean loggerhead turtles dying in waters off the Middle East, North Africa

Thousands of loggerhead turtles are killed annually in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food

06 April 2016