Sea turtles are an at risk species that on several occasions IWMC has recommended for listing in CITES’ appendices. For example, in 2000 at CITES’ CoP-11 in Gigiri, Kenya, IWMC supported the listing of the Spotted turtle in appendix II because the sustainability of this species is genuinely at risk, including by international trade. It… Continue reading Turtles overview
By Nicholas Mrosovsky. Originally published in Kachhapa #5, on Sea Turtles of India. I am grateful to the editors of Kachhapa for their invitation to give an outside perspective on the arribadas of olive ridley turtles in India. From a distant viewpoint what I see is waste, waste, and waste. The first waste is that… Continue reading The Future of Ridley Arribadas in Orissa: From Triple Waste to Triple Win?