This results in some turtles
ending up being eaten by predators or getting crushed under the vehicles speeding down the coastal roads.
The 45 turtles
were rescued from UAE shores and treated by the Dubai Turtle
TYRE, Lebanon: Tyre Beach Nature Reserve, along the coast of the southern city, is known for being the site where, every year without fail, sea turtles
come to the shore to lay their eggs.
The populations of the six species of marine turtles
of the Asia Region are listed as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Although the cabinet has declared several areas in Yemen to be natural reserves, and the Yemeni government has ratified the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1997, turtles
along Yemen's shores continue to be exposed to severe threats.
Vehicle movements on the beach not only compacts the sand, making it very difficult for the turtles
to dig their nest, but they often lead to the collapse of a nest and the destruction of the eggs.
th], marquee events across five states will encourage beachside residents and businesses to help protect nesting turtles
by turning off or replacing artificial lighting with special turtle
Despite numerous projects in the UAE by ecological organisations to help increase natural stocks, some turtles
are meeting their demise after either being caught in nets, ingesting garbage thrown into the water or after being struck by fast-moving motorboats.
Geological Survey, Hart didn't know if any nesting turtles
would show up at the site that day.
These achievements shed new light on the origin of turtles
and applied the classical evo-devo model to explain the developmental process of their unique body plan.
These aren't here to enjoy the sun, sea and sand, but to watch green turtles
lumbering up the shore to lay their eggs at night.
Like many turtles
rescued by Allan, this one suffered from cold stunning.
As we all look forward to spring, there is one tradition that needs to stop: the sale of hatchling turtles
in tourist areas.
Summary: One thousand turtles
have been released into the Gulf of Thailand as part of the Thai Navy's campaign to protect them from extinction.
Summary: Now, nature lovers can keep track and vote for their favourite turtles
online for the Great Gulf Turtle