Protect nesting sites of sea turtles, group urges execs
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Lucena City—Environmentalists have asked officials in Sariaya town in Quezon province to declare areas in the municipality as “protected nesting sites” for endangered sea turtles which lay eggs on their shoreline along the Tayabas Bay every year. Once declared a protected site, the place will be protected against sand quarrying, mangrove and beach forest cutting, coral poaching and all other forms of environmentally destructive activities.
Mallari, Jr., D. T. (2017, May 11). Protect nesting sites of sea turtles, group urges execs. Philippine Daily Inquiry, p. A9.
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Sea turtles; Rare species; Nesting; Breeding sites; Protected areas; Environmental legislation; Hatching; Chelonia mydas; Lepidochelys olivacea; Eretmochelys imbricata; Tanggol Kalikasan (TK) Southern Luzon; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN); Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES); Tolentino, Alex; Bernal, Zeny
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