29 Sep '11, 9am

TurtlesRT @ConservationOrg: Vital info! New study shows the most dangerous places to be a sea turtle: #SeaTurtleSeptember

TurtlesRT @ConservationOrg: Vital info! New study shows the most dangerous places to be a sea turtle: #SeaTurtleSeptember

The waters around India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are home to the world's most endangered sea turtles, according to a study released on Thursday aimed at setting a blueprint for global conservation. -- PHOTO: AFP MANILA (AFP) - The waters around India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are home to the world's most endangered sea turtles, according to a study released on Thursday aimed at setting a blueprint for global conservation. While it was well known that almost all sea turtle species face extinction, the study by 30 scientists was the first to identify specific populations around the world that were most at threat, Conservational International said. It identified the 11 most threatened populations around the globe, five of which were on the beaches or in the exclusive economic zones of Indian Ocean countries India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Asia in general was found to be a p...

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