Saving olive ridley turtles of the Indian Ocean

Richard Aspinall talks to Martin Stelfox from the Olive Ridley project about protecting one of the world’s smallest turtles from ‘ghost fishing’ in the Maldives

The Guardian

Last updated on 31 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Maldives
Region: 
Asia
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Pollution
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Lepidochelys olivacea
Species group: 
Reptiles