WWF-Pakistan arranges turtle watch for student, journalists of Karachi

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Sea turtles enjoy a protected status in Pakistan. However, their nesting habitats, including the Sandspit beaches, are not declared protected. Staff Report KARACHI: World Wide Fund for Nature, WWF-Pakistan had arranged ‘Turtle Watch’ activity for school students, their teachers and a group of around a dozen of journalists from Karachi, More...

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Olive Ridley Turtle coming ashore to lay eggs, Costa Rica, Pacific Coast. Photo Courtesy: WWF-Pakistan
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