Sea Turtle RESCUE

Price, Sean
August 2007
National Geographic Kids;Aug2007, Issue 372, p24
The article provides information on the conservation program launched by marine biologist Catharine Muir to save the green sea turtles on Mafia Island of the coast of Tanzania in Africa. Before the program, fishermen on the island sell the sea turtles as meat. Students in the island had worked hard to help marine biologist Catharine Muir raise community awareness about why sea turtles are important. Four of the world's five sea turtle species swim in the waters off Mafia.


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