Enormous Levels of Illegal Turtle Harvesting on Beaches, Madagascar

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Up to 16,000 of the world’s rarest turtles are being caught every year by villages in just one part of Madagascar, a year-long survey has revealed.

The study is the first direct assessment of the level of exploitation of turtles in Madagascar…

Original Article, The Guardian UK

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