‘Too rare to wear’: new campaign targets tourists to end Hawksbill turtle trade

The campaign aims to help people learn about turtleshell souvenirs and how to avoid buying them while traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mongabay

Last updated on 11 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Nicaragua
Region: 
Indian Ocean
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Eretmochelys imbricata
Species group: 
Reptiles