All Sea Turtles Finally Protected in the Bahamas

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Five of the world’s seven sea turtle species inhabit the Bahamas, and previously it was legal to kill any sea turtle species found there except one, the hawksbill. Now, they are all protected. Tags: turtles Bahamas endangered species About time.

Blinded Turtle Finds New Home in Aquarium

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I'm not posting this because of the rescue (which is a good thing), but because of HOW this turtle was blinded. Dangers include fishermen deliberately blinding the animals to protect fishing equipment. Fishermen in Greece deliberately blinding turtles? Tags: UK greece animal rescue turtles From the BBC. The aquarium said it hoped Homer would help raise awareness about the plight of his species.

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Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

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Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun. For example, a government might refuse to protect - or even willfully destroy - its own natural treasure, as when, in the 1990s, Saddam Hussein's regime drained the wetlands that were home to the persecuted Marsh Arabs.

See OCEANS, Save Oceans!

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See OCEANS, Save Oceans ” is an initiative developed with The Nature Conservancy where a portion of each ticket sold for the film’s opening week April 22-28 will help establish new marine protected areas in The Bahamas. “We

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