Report: Critical sea turtle habitat in Cyrpus, Greece, Turkey remains unprotected

Crucially important sea turtle nesting beaches along the Mediterranean are inadequately protected and continue to endanger progress made for the conservation of their habitats, the Bern Convention said Wednesday.

The 40th Standing Committee Meeting of the Bern Convention, a binding international legal instrument operating in the field of natural habitat and wildlife conservation, made the statement after evaluating complaints and concerns regarding sea turtle habitats in Turkey, Greece and the island of Cyprus, and ruled they were justified.

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