• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Brazil | Analysis of 40-year-old community-based effort to protect giant turtles documents success

During the Brazilian Amazon’s July to November dry season, a small number of remote beaches along a 1,500-kilometer (930-mile) stretch of the Juruá River in Amazonas state exhibit a remarkable display of abundant fauna diversity, as female freshwater turtles emerge to lay their eggs in the sand.

What is most striking about this particular federal Extractive Reserve (RESEX) of the Middle Juruá, however, is its contrast with other neighboring beaches along this Amazon tributary.

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