Last week, the year’s first nesting of a Kemp’s ridley was reported at Padre Island, Texas. Biologists and environmentalists are hoping that this year’s nesting numbers will surpass last year’s numbers, but it is too early to tell.
Environmentalists to Explore Legislative Fixes to Protect Species and U.S. Shrimpers
Forest Knolls, CA – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider a challenge by environmentalists to the State Department’s lax rules pertaining to the import of shrimp caught by foreign fleets.
Texas Beach Visitors Can Now Report Turtle and Nest Sightings
Houston…Today, the Gulf Office of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and HEART (Help Endangered Animals-Ridley Turtles) announced the sponsorship of a toll free Texas Sea Turtle Information Line.