secondly, by recycling with us during this initiative, we make you a supporter to the Marine Turtle
The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) is a large marine turtle
belonging to the family Cheloniidae, class Reptilia.
She said: "WWF works on many aspects of marine turtle
conservation, addressing threats facing these species such as the degradation of their habitats, unsustainable fishing practices, hunting, poaching and illegal trade.
leadership to conserve them, Congress passed the Marine Turtle
Conservation Act of 2004.
The Marine Turtle
Bycatch and Longline Observer program, sponsored by WWF Vietnam, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Culimer, aims to better monitor tuna longline fishing for the bycatch of marine turtles
, sharks and other fish species, and to test the effectiveness of new circle hook technology to reduce marine turtle
The Dead Marine Turtle
Monitoring Programme found 41 dead marine turtles
during the last two weeks of July, indicating a mortality rate of 2.6 turtles per day.
Conservation Fund All marine turtles
in the world are listed under the Endangered Species Act and six of the seven species are considered imperiled by the World Conservation Union.
Filmed in collaboration with marine turtle
researchers and scientists, this interactive DVD covers marine turtle
life cycles, worldwide terrestrial and underwater footage, long-distance migrations, threats, research, international conversation efforts, rehabilitation facilities and practices and volunteer programs.
As a result, Aridjis decided to dedicate himself to what he calls Mexico's three great migratory species-the butterfly, the marine turtle
and the gray whale.
Meanwhile, a previously undiscovered nest inside a coal-fired power plant in Davao City has yielded a total of 115 marine turtle
hatchlings that made their way to the sea on March 29.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has declared all marine turtle
species as endangered and Turtle Islands as the only major nesting ground for green sea turtles in Southeast Asia.
The WILD Act would also expand the Marine Turtle
Conservation Act grant program to include tortoises and freshwater turtles, establishing a new source of funding for these priority species.