Ban turtle eggs trade in Malaysia: WWF

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“El nacimiento.” A sea turtle egg. Photo source: ©©Emmanuel Frezzotti


WWF urged Malaysia to impose a national ban on the trade and consumption of turtle eggs to ensure the survival of the marine creatures.

Turtles once arrived in their thousands to lay eggs on Malaysian beaches but are now increasingly rare due to poaching and coastal development.

Featured image: Green turtle surfacing, Jeff Seminoff / NOAA

Read Full Article, PhysOrg (08-03-2011)

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