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13 Vietnamese arrested in Philippines over sea turtles

Sea Turtle. AFP PHOTO

Thirteen Vietnamese fishermen were arrested after being found in Philippine waters with a haul of protected sea turtles, police said Monday.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

123 sea turtles rescued from Chinese poachers off Palawan

A female turtle lays around 100 eggs per nesting, and hatchlings emerge after 7-12 weeks. Photo by Orlando Maliwanag/Conservation International

Sailors rescued more than a hundred sea turtles from poachers but Chinese nationals who were allegedly buying the endangered animals escaped, the Navy said on Friday.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Turtles saved from Chinese poachers

balabac, palawan

Philippine authorities rescued 14 protected sea turtles caught in a net laid down by Chinese poachers, a navy commander said Saturday.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

6 Chinese turtle poachers nabbed

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Sea turtles, also known as Chelonia mydas, are often caught for food and for use in traditional medicine. They can grow as long as 5 feet (150 centimeters) and weigh as much as 290 pounds (130 kilograms). They are endangered because of overharvesting of both eggs and adults. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Authorities found 20 dead sea turtles in a large net that was left submerged in the waters of Balabac on the southern tip of Palawan by a group of Chinese poachers caught by a Philippine naval patrol on Thursday.

Posted: December 6th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Asia most dangerous for sea turtles –study

Sea Turtle. AFP PHOTO

The waters around India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are home to the world’s most endangered sea turtles, according to a study released Thursday aimed at setting a blueprint for global conservation.

Posted: September 30th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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