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Indonesia and Japan work together on sea turtle conservation

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, September 8 2012 | 01:23 pm

PREMIUM Without solid conservation efforts, sea turtles will come to extinction very soon due to the rampant illegal wildlife trade and natural predators.

In Indonesia, two sea turtle species, the Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), are critically endangered due to extensive hunting.

The population of Hawksbill turtle in the country has de...

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