Turtle Nests And Hatchlings Found On Cambodian Beach For First Time In 10 Years

Sea turtles of different species have become somewhat of a poster child for all things climate change and plastic pollution-related, with dramatic pictures and rescue videos flooding our news feeds. However, conservationists have some good turtle-based news for once.

In Cambodia, nine green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) nests have been found along a remote island coastline. Combined, the nests contain hundreds of eggs that could be a lifeline for the threatened populations of sea turtles that call this area home.

In full: https://www.iflscience.com/turtle-nests-and-hatchlings-found-on-cambodian-beach-for-first-time-in-10-years-72203

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