Sea Turtles

From ANIMAL PEOPLE, May 1996:

Earth Island Institute, The Fund for
Animals, and the Humane Society of the U.S. o n
April 19 announced the formation of a 30-organization
“consumer-powered campaign to end the slaughter” of
sea turtles in shrimping by seeking “turtle-safe shrimp
eco-labelling,” patterned after the dolphin-safe labeling
campaign of 1990.
Ecologist Paul Robertson, executive director
of Bat Conservation International 1988-1989 and
field director at the Center for Rainforest Studies in
Queensland, Australia, 1991-1995, is new executive
director of the Caribbean Conservation Corporation,
sponsor of the Sea Turtle Survival League, founded in
1959 by the late sea turtle advocate Archie Carr.

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