One hundred and nine Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchlings released back to the sea in the ceremony attended by Regent of Aceh Tamiang District and another local leaders and stakeholders that was held in Beach Pusong Cium, Subdistrict Seruway, Aceh, Indonesia. In his opening speech, Regent of Aceh Tamiang, Hamdan Sati, ST, says “Saving sea … Continue reading Green Turtle Hatchlings Released Back to the Sea
In the last three months, four sea turtles nests found on the beaches here, the same beaches to Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis) for laying eggs. Three nests had been harvested by fishermen before secured. Only one nest successfully secured by a fishermen who cooperated with us. So, we helped him to hatch the the eggs.After … Continue reading Releasing Green Turtle Hatchlings
Trading of green turtle eggs still continue. It was happened in Aceh Singkil, one of regency in Aceh Province, Indonesia. Although trading of green turtle eggs is banned by national regulation, practices it self still exist. Unfortunately, this happened in Singkil (18/3), the capital city of Aceh Singkil Regency, and near the Aceh Singkil Regent … Continue reading Trading of green turtle eggs still continue..