Turtle troubles

Marine turtles in the Caribbean and off the shores of Latin America are under threat. Carlos Drews, from the WWF Regional Marine Programme, explains how fishing hooks and climate change spell double trouble. He explains why marine turtles are a flagship species for WWF and how the world can save them with simple methods such as using different fishing hooks and planting trees on nesting beaches to cool the temperature by two degrees. Click here to listen.

Green Turtle Photo: Jürgen Freund WWF/CANON

 

Work area: 
Species
Location: 
Caribbean
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