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May 20, 2013
Sea turtle comeback in a corner of the Caribbean

  By DAVID McFADDEN | Associated Press – Sat, May 18, 2013 GRANDE RIVIERE, Trinidad (AP) — Giant leatherback turtles, some weighing half as much as a small car, drag themselves out of the ocean and up the sloping shore on the northeastern coast of Trinidad while villagers await wearing dimmed headlamps in the dark. Their black […]

July 10, 2012
Turtle tragedy: Work crews crush thousands of leatherback eggs, hatchlings on Trinidad beach

By Associated Press, Published: July 9 KINGSTON, Jamaica — Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by heavy machinery along a Trinidad beach widely regarded as the world’s densest nesting area for the biggest of all living sea turtles, conservationists said Monday. Government work crews with bulldozers were redirecting the Grand Riviere, a […]