Sea Turtle Convention, Mexico
The Inter-American Sea Turtle Convention (IAC) convened its seventh Conference of Parties (COP 7) in Mexico City in June this year. Two resolutions were adopted with specific measures aimed at improving the protection of the Eastern Pacific Leatherback Turtle and the Loggerhead Turtle. In addition the meeting adopted a resolution with recommendations for Costa Rica’s recognized exception for sustainable traditional subsistence use of Olive Ridley eggs.
This news article was published in BioNews 17.
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