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India’s shores a dangerous home for threatened turtles

India’s shores a dangerous home for threatened turtles

By Sun, Oct 02, 2011 6:42PM UTC Comments Off India’s shores a dangerous home for threatened turtles

Almost half (45 per cent) of the world’s threatened sea turtle populations are found in the northern Indian Ocean. The study by top sea turtle experts have also determined that the most significant threats across all of the threatened populations of sea turtles are fisheries bycatch (accidental catches of sea turtles by fishermen targeting other...

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