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100's of 1000's of Sea Turtles Illegally Slaughtered In Bali Each Year
All eight species of sea turtles are threatened with extinction and therefore strictly protected by CITES, the Convention of International Trade of Endangered Species. Nevertheless, the number of animals - who have inhabited our oceans for over 150 million years - is constantly declining. Until four years ago, in Bali alone, an average of 25,000 sea turtles a year were brutally cut out of their shells alive!
As a result of several action and campaigns by Indonesian and European animal welfare organizations, this number has dropped to around 3000 a year.
However, in view of sea turtles being threatened with extinction, every single life is important in order to preserve the population.
Please tell your friends about the terrible threat to these magnificent reptiles which have inhabited our oceans for over 150 million years!
Please read the petition that will be given personally to the Governor of Bali Drs. I Dewa Made Beratha, by the ProFauna Organisation Indonesia and representative of SOS.Seaturtles: http://www.oceanica-tv.com/petition_tortue_en.php
Read all the facts and watch videos: http://www.sos-seaturtles.ch/turtle.htm
Info on local conservation efforts: http://www.balifoods.com/news/turtle/index.html
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