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Illegal Fishing, Lack of Bycatch Regulations Pose Serious Threat to Endangered Marine Turtles, Study Finds

A comprehensive study finds that, while the legal harvest of sea turtles has fallen since the 1980s, illegal fishing and bycatch are posing a bigger threat to marine sea turtles.

Costa Rica: Death of Conservationist Jairo Sandoval Sparks International Outrage, Demand for Justice

Chris Pincetich, Outreach and Education manager of, has started a petition, nearing 90,000 signatures, on to demand that the Costa Rican government take action to protect conservationists, like Jairo Mora Sandoval, who died two weeks ago while monitoring sea turtle nesting