IOSEA e-News - November 2005 (www.ioseaturtles.org)
 
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Proceedings of the Second Western Pacific Sea Turtle Workshop released


The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) has released the proceedings of the Second Western Pacific Sea Turtle Cooperative Research and Management Workshop. More »

Marine turtle database under development in Kenya

The Kenya Sea Turtle Conservation Committee (KESCOM) reports that it has
made progress on a national database for marine turtle nesting and foraging grounds.
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MONTHLY ROUND-UP: What you may have missed in October...

Fishing banned in Gahirmatha to protect ridleys (31 Oct)

Balancing coastal development and the conservation of Kenya’s turtle nesting beaches (31 Oct)

Olive Ridleys arrive on the Orissa coast (27 Oct)

Scientists draft blueprint for world oceans (26 Oct)

Pacific Leatherback plan to be announced (26 Oct)

Drivers asked to protect turtle nesting beaches (25 Oct)

IUCN to establish Oceania Programme in Suva, Fiji (25 Oct)

Resource company to protect turtles in Western Australia
(24 Oct)

Great Barrier Reef Plan recognised as world’s best (24 Oct)

Drilling to begin off the Orissa Coast (23 Oct)

Turtles saved from desalination system in Iran (20 Oct)

Fijian cultural use of turtles reconsidered (19 Oct)

Court rules in favour of longline fishing (19 Oct

Indonesian religious decree to protect marine turtles (19 Oct)

Thai book celebrates the life of marine turtles (5 Oct)

 
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