Saving Philippine hawksbill turtles

This 1 April 2020 video says about itself:

Saving Sea Turtles: Philippine community protects hawksbill sea turtle eggs

Hawksbill sea turtles are a critically endangered species of sea turtle. And in the coastal village of Candiis in the Philippines, communities are hard at work trying to protect their nesting grounds ā€” even though they don’t have much resources themselves. Members of the community patrol the nest sites and build fences to protect the eggs from stray dogs.

But sea turtle conservation is becoming a bigger challenge. Construction and rising sea levels are wiping away nesting grounds. Still, the community in Candiis is determined to protect what little nesting grounds remain.

Read more here.

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  1. Pingback: Saving a coral reef in the Philippines | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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