Semarnat, Underneath the Carapace

Among the dead on the beaches of Guerrero between last September and January of this year were two young teaching assistants from the Veterinary and Zoological Schools of UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico) and more than 500 Laud and Golfina turtles. The former were probably murdered while trying to protect the latter. Marco Antonio […]

Let Us Save the Leatherback Turtle

The Leatherback Turtle, one of the most ancient species of marine turtle to roam the oceans of the world, and also the largest in existence, is on the point of disappearing. The extraordinary and majestic Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys Coriacea), with its smooth skin and seven edges along the carapace, has for millennia crossed, among others, […]

Report on Sea Turtle Conference

(This article was originally published in the Journal of Environment and Development, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2002). How do you gauge the successfulness of an environmental conference? If it is based on numbers of attendees, it would be hard to dispute the success of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Sea Turtle Conservation Network of […]