Illegal Sand-Mining Threatens Sea Turtle Population, St Kitts-Nevis

Illegal Sand-Mining Threatens Sea Turtle Population, St Kitts-Nevis

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Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The biodiversity of St Kitts and Nevis, including the sea turtle population, is under threat due to the increase in illegal sand-mining that is taking place.

Sea turtles use the sand to nest their eggs and are among the animals for which the beach is a means of survival of the species…

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