green sea turtles - updates

Rappler's latest stories on green sea turtles


Endangered green sea turtle found dead in Cebu town

May 27, 2019 - 9:19 PM

This is not the first time that locals have observed motorboat propeller injuries on sea turtles

PROPELLER INJURIES. This is not the first time that locals have observed propeller injuries on sea turtles. Photo courtesy of Kristina Luz Tapales

VIRAL: Russian tourist kills endangered sea turtle 'Pawi' with speargun

May 18, 2017 - 9:38 PM

The tourist faces charges for violating Republic Act 8550 or the Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998

Turtles' abode in peaceful coastal barangay in Antique

Jun 13, 2015 - 5:06 PM

With the influx of turtles in the barangay many people are asking if Sabang West would be declared a marine sanctuary

Green sea turtle captured in Cebu

May 14, 2015 - 8:35 PM

There has been public pressure on the local government to stop local eateries from serving pawikan soup based on the endangered species

BIGGEST FIND. Two members of the environment office of Naga City, Cebu, carry what they say was the biggest pawikan they have rescued this year. After tagging procedures, they released the green sea turtle, an endangered species, into the fish sanctuary. Photo by the Naga City CENRO

Into the sea: Pawikans freed in Guimaras

Jan 07, 2015 - 2:30 PM

More than the harmony between mammals and reptiles the release of 39 pawikans in Guimaras is somehow a bend in the line of time – a meeting of different epochs

BACK TO THE SEA. Local officials and villagers release the 2 species of turtles back to their habitat at Sitio Punta Lawi, Jordan Guimaras. Photo by Joselito Villasis