Concern over illegal turtle kills

THE vast difference in penalties between the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species and local legislations may pose difficulties in efforts to deter people from killing turtles illegally. Marine species projects co-ordinator for the World Wide Fund Pacific, Laitia Tamata, said under the Fisheries Act offenders were either imprisoned for three months or paid […]

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