Last Journey for the Leatherback?

NH2_last_journey_for_the_leatherback-180x135Scientists predict the giant Pacific leatherback sea turtle, which has survived unchanged for over 100 million years, could vanish in the next 5 to 30 years if threats from wasteful industrial fishing are not curtailed.

 


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Filmmaker: Stanley Minasian, Earthviews Productions & Turtle Island Restoration Network

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For more information about mercury in seafood, visit: www.gotmercury.org

To find out more about sea turtles and the threats to their survival, check your bookstore or library for: Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to their Biology, Behavior and Conservation, by James R. Spotila, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004

Get Involved:
For information about the Pacific leatherback sea turtle, visit:
Sea Turtle Restoration Project
PRETOMA – Programa Restauracion de Tortugas Marinas
Save the Leatherback

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