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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 SeaTurtles.org, has started a petition, nearing 90,000 signatures, on Change.org 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