Monday, November 22, 2010

NOAA Sea Turtle Coordinator Sets the Record Straight

NOAA NMFS PIRO (google that!) Sea Turtle Recovery Coordinator Irene Kelly provided a clear overview of the state of understanding about our local sea turtle populations and threats to their recovery in the Marianas. Though published in the Saipan Tribune in May, its worth revisiting as a recent survey of CNMI residents by Pacific Marine Resources Institute showed that the current, available information is not reaching the general public-- an issue that the letter to the editor highlighted. Click here to see the full article.

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