Marine Campaign

Victory for Sea Turtles: Internal Affairs Ministry Instructing the Governors to Protect Sea Turtles in Indonesia

The recent achievement was the issue of the Circular Letter of the Internal Affairs Ministry instructing all governors in Indonesia to protect sea turtles in theirs areas.

The Illegal Trade of Sea Turtle Egg in Kalimantan

Despite being protected by law, in many cities in Kalimantan, the illegal trade of sea turtle egg still occurs. The species of sea turtle eggs mostly traded are the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricate). Furthermore, the turtle eggs are also smuggled from Kalimantan to Malaysia.

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