Daily Archives: May 23, 2015

Save the turtles

Posted by Peter MUIR

saveturtleDo you know that the Lamma Island Green turtle nesting season is about to start at Sham Wan beach? Unfortunately,numbers of nesting turtles have dropped to a perilously low level with only 2 nesters observed in 2008 & 2012.The local population has been decimated by high levels of poaching of their eggs in the past. Hong Kong’s busy waters are also disturbing the breeding turtles just off the nesting beach and marine debris threatens their safety.  What action could you take to help protect our turtles?  WWF is requesting donations to help support their work in saving this marine animal – click here for details.