TITLE

Recipe for Extinction

AUTHOR(S)
Fugazzoto, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Earth Island Journal;Fall99, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the extinction of sea turtles in Orissa, India. Number of dead sea turtles in 1998; Role of ship trawling and gill netting in the sea turtles' death; Reasons 16 nations excluding India have implemented a turtle excluder device law; List of the five endangered turtle species in Indian waters; Purpose of the Operation Kachhapa by nongovernmental organizations; Why shrimps have become an important part of India's exports.
ACCESSION #
2190875

 

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