Seychelles: Climate Change, Not Poaching, the Bigger Threat to Hawksbill Turtles in Seychelles

Poaching is no longer the main threat to hawksbill turtles in Seychelles but rather the effects of climate change, a local conservationist said now that the nesting season has ended.

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Last updated on 16 May 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Seychelles
Region: 
Africa
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Illegal trade
Climate Change
Species: 
Eretmochelys imbricata
Species group: 
Reptiles