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Help Sea Turtle community after Tropical Storm in Costa Rica!

Help Sea Turtle community after Tropical Storm in Costa Rica!

We need your help! The Team Tora Carey at El Jobo Guanacaste lost everything through the passage of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica. Our fishing community is devastated, our two families the guardians of the nests lost everything they had including their homes, and our captain lost his family’s, subsistence, our “turtle boat”.El Jobo has opened its doors and helped us to take care of the turtles, today we need your help to restore the welfare of those who…

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Pirricho the Hawksbill’s Rescue

Pirricho the Hawksbill’s Rescue

On June 13, Marlon, a key member of the ETC monitoring team, found a Hawksbill sea turtle (53 cm in length) while diving. The Hawksbill had been found a month prior with a fishing line constricting its left flipper. This prevented the sea turtle from moving properly. In addition, there was also a fishing line coming from its mouth. This indicated the presence of a hook, possibly in the throat. Marlon was able to cut out the line that was…

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