Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Leatherback Turtle & Ram

"Present fishing practices will eventually drive sensitive species such as sharks, some of the turtles, and other long lived species like blue fin tuna and blue marlin extinct simply because they are being caught at rates that are simply unsustainable,"
Dr. Ransom Myers
US Senate Commerce Committee

Ram with a leatherback turtle while doing fieldwork with the Canadian Sea Turtle Network in Cape Breton
Photo provided by Kathleen Martin, Executive Director,

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