This 24 September 2019 video says about itself: A Hunting Ban is Finally Helping Green Sea Turtles Thrive For five centuries, hunters would camp out on the beaches of Ascension Island to hunt green sea turtles. Today, with a hunting ban in place, the island has become a haven for these majestic sea creatures.

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ARCAS GlobalGiving drive needs a couple more donations to reach the $5000 goal. This Wednesday September the 18th is a bonus day, so if you can donate then, please do so. Make your donation via the GlobalGiving website (Release 30000 Sea Turtles in Guatemala) so it is credited to our campaign. The sea turtles of Guatemala thank you!!!”

via 30,000 Sea Turtles To Be Released on Guatemala’s Pacific Coast! — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Rhino Horn Smugglers Get Jail Time. Turtle Guide To Help Law Enforcement Updated. 94000 School Children Call For Bears To Be Released To Sanctuary! Progress In Schools and Legislation. An informal progress report from Education For Nature Vietnam

via Wildlife Smugglers Jailed, Chelonian Turtle Identification Guide produced, Kids Call For Bears Release, Education For Nature Vietnam Report — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

“A new United Nations report highlighting the devastating impact of humans on the natural world should serve as an urgent ‘wake-up call’ to policymakers in the Cayman Islands and across the globe, according to a host of environmental officials, researchers and non-profits.” James Whittaker reports for the Cayman Compass, writing about the most threatened animals […]

via Nature’s dangerous decline: 1 million species facing extinction — Repeating Islands

U.N. Report: 1 Million Species at Risk of Extinction MAY 06, 2019 An alarming new report by a panel of leading scientists warns that human activity is causing the disappearance and deterioration of wildlife at a rate that could represent an existential threat to humanity within our lifetimes. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on […]

via Over a million species would or could die –and too soon — Eslkevin’s Blog