An epic Pacific survey reveals mixed fortunes for green and hawksbill turtles

First the good news: A sweeping survey of the Pacific Basin has found the population of endangered green turtles (Chelonia mydas) there is increasing. However, the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), the other target species of the survey, is still very much critically endangered.

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Last updated on 30 April 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
North Pacific
South Pacific
Western Pacific
Species: 
Chelonia mydas
Eretmochelys imbricata
Species group: 
Reptiles