23 May '12, 6am

"Bigger-than-a-Man" Sea Turtle Returned to Ocean: Video Surprise | Care2 Causes

"Bigger-than-a-Man" Sea Turtle Returned to Ocean: Video Surprise | Care2 Causes

In the beautiful Caribbean tri-island Nation of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, unfortunately it is still legal to hunt, kill and sell (for local consumption) endangered species such as Sea Turtles . 11 years ago, the government approved a ban of leatherback turtle hunting, of all nesting turtles, of juveniles under 25 pounds and of turtle eggs harvesting. Unfortunately, Hawksbill (critically endangered), Green and Loggerhead (both endangered) are still legally hunted for eight months every year and there is no effective enforcement of the present laws.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/bigger-than-a-man-sea-turtle-...

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