Though alarming, it’s attainable to purchase dwell sea turtles in some elements of the world.  Regardless of the exhausting work of conservationists and environmentalists, sadly dwell sea turtle gross sales proceed.

Two males, Arron Culling and his co-worker- Mark, launched their very own private campaign to guard sea turtles, whereas on a visit to Papua New Guinea.  Throughout their go to, the 2 found dwell sea turtles have been being bought at the marketplace for meals.

Spurned to motion, Arron and Mark purchased two sea turtles for $50, drove them to a protected place, then launched the turtles into the ocean.  Up to now the pair has been in a position to rescue 10 sea turtles.


Though sea turtles are an endangered or susceptible species, in sure international locations comparable to Papua New Guinea, Mexico, and Australia, they nonetheless enable the harvesting of sea turtles for meat and shells.

Luckily, Sea turtle commerce is prohibited in the USA and bringing merchandise into the nation is strictly prohibited.

To study extra in regards to the plight of the ocean turtles and what you are able to do to assist, please go to the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s web site and share this story with your loved ones and pals.