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Leatherback Conservation Day!

Happy Leatherback Conservation Day! Did you know that leatherback sea turtles are the only remaining representatives of a family of turtles that traces back more than 100 million years?

In 1982, scientists estimated that there were 115,000 adult female leatherback sea turtles worldwide. Recent estimates have placed the number between 20,000 and 30,000. The Pacific leatherback is in such severe decline that scientists believe they will become extinct in the Pacific Ocean within the next 30 years unless significant actions are taken to protect them very quickly.

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WHAT CAN YOU DO?

  1. Take the PLEDGE to protect leatherbacks and their environment!  Add your name and share the Pacific Leatherback Conservation Pledge with friends and family!
  2. LIKE The Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day Facebook Page to stay connected!
  3. LIKE The Sea Turtle Restoration Project Facebook Page to stay connected!
  4. SHARE this post on your Facebook to get more people involved!

 

Source and More Info:  OCEANA

 

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This entry was posted on October 15, 2013 by in Conservation, Ocean, You can help! and tagged , , , .
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