Rescue of the olive ridley sea turtle

Of the millions of eggs laid by the endangered olive ridley sea turtles on one Costa Rican beach, few survive both predators and poachers. But how could allowing local villagers to harvest the eggs be a solution?

The Guardian

Last updated on 08 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Costa Rica
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Sea level rise
Species: 
Lepidochelys olivacea
Species group: 
Reptiles