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How to Identify Tortoiseshell Souvenirs

How to Identify Tortoiseshell Souvenirs

WWF January 3, 2018 0

Hawksbill sea turtles play a vital role in the world’s oceans. They help maintain the health of coral reefs by removing prey such as sponges from the reef’s surface, allowing better access for reef

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Traveler Edition: Tips for Protecting Sea Turtles & Their Nesting Sites

Traveler Edition: Tips for Protecting Sea Turtles & Their Nesting Sites

WWF November 8, 2017 0

Conservation efforts from around the world have contributed to the recent rise in sea turtle populations. Protecting beaches, regulating fishing, and the development of protected areas have played a large role in preserving the

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Belize Shells Up Turtle Protection

Belize Shells Up Turtle Protection

WWF October 4, 2017 0

Belize is fringed by a vibrant expanse of living coral, known as the Mesoamerican Reef System. It’s a Caribbean underwater paradise—a snorkeler’s dream and an endangered sea turtle’s lifeline. Stretching from Mexico to Guatemala, this

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Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 20, 2017 3

One hundred and eleven years ago, the American Antiquities Act of 1906 was passed. It authorizes the president to designate federally managed lands as national monuments in order to conserve important archaeological, historic and

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hello World!

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hello World!

Kendal Bower May 12, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose an baby olive ridley turtle. Photographer Shreya Singha Ray was volunteering with hatchlings

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A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

Natural Habitat Adventures March 6, 2017 0

The Galapagos Islands are filled with magic, and everywhere you turn there is something new and interesting to marvel upon. Whether it’s a watching a red-footed booby feeding its young, a frigate bird puffing

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