IOSEA e-News for July 2006 (www.ioseaturtles.org)
 
SELECTED STORIES FEATURED ON THE IOSEA WEBSITE

YoT beach clean-up in TanzaniaIOSEA small grants sponsor Year of the Turtle activities

Nearly 20 YoT-related activities and events are underway or planned in 12 countries across the IOSEA region, thanks to voluntary contributions from donors.
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ProFauna demonstrationProFauna appeals for stop to illegal turtle trade in Indonesia

ProFauna has appealled to the Indonesian government to halt the illegal trade of turtles and their body parts, particularly in Yogyakarta and in West Java. More »

Attaching satellite transmitterTracking the loggerhead turtles of Masirah Island, Oman

An exciting satellite telemetry project was launched in Oman in May, providing insights into the movements of the loggerhead turtles that frequent its shores. More »

MONTHLY ROUND-UP: What you may have missed in June...

Monthly Profile: Serangan TCEC: A home away from home for Bali's sea turtles (01 June)

Turtle bags to help stop marine debris (01 June)

New IOSEA 'Sea Turtle Champion' (02 June)

Turtle rescued from certain death
(04 June)

Rescued marine turtle too weak to survive
(05 June)

Message Board: Job Annoucement - PNG Leatherback Project Manager: PNG (05 June)

Reprive for Australia's flatback turtles (06 June)

Turtle blocks $11b gas project
(07 June)

Energy project to go ahead despite turtles
(07 June)

Hope for coral as ocean warms (07 June)

Hull aquarium joins turtle tagging project (07 June)

Feature: Longline Fisheries Panel Discussion (08 June)

Malaysia's Leatherbacks not coming back (08 June)

Environmentalist's oppose Reliance's oil project India (10 June)

Reef at forefront of global warming battle (12 May)

Regional Turtle Research Database launched Vanuatu (13 June)

Latest news from SRPEP 'Year of the Sea Turtle' campaign (13 June)

Coral reef gathering unabated in Philippines despite ban (14 June)

Turtle eggs sold near sanctuary (15 June)

Message Board: New educational materials added to Electronic Library (16 June)

Philippines produces Turtle postage stamps (16 June)

YoT graces Sri Lanka airways in-flight magazine (16 June)

Marine Protected Areas declared in UAE (19 June)

Seaweed, Algae could kill Great Barrier Reef (19 June)

Feature: Mai Khao Beach Clean Up - Phuket
(20 June)

Turtle massacare in Palawan - Philippines (20 June)

Conservation Centre opens in Seragan, Bali
(22 June)

Green turtles travels 2,390km in 60 days
(25 June)

Eritrea's Dahlak islands team with life (26 June)

Feature: Australia bids to host 2009 Sea Turtle Symposium (28 June)

Message Board: Sea Turtle Campaign Coordinator (Intern) - SPREP, Samoa (28 June)

Yemen's marine wealth at great risk
(29 June)

 
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PROFILE OF THE MONTH
YEAR OF THE TURTLE - 2006
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