From predators to protectors: RP Energy moves to save endangered 'pawikans' in Zambales
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It used to be that these delicate eggs hatched by gentle creatures from the sea ended up in fisherfolk’s household pots. They were a delicacy, and also a source of livelihood. Back in the 1990s, even earlier, marine turtle, or pawikan, eggs would sell for double the price of chicken eggs, making them a prize catch for poachers.
From predators to protectors: RP Energy moves to save endangered 'pawikans' in Zambales. (2019, February 23). Manila Standard, p. B4.
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