Green Sea Turtles reclassified as threatened
Green sea turtle populations in Florida and Mexico have been reclassified from endangered to threatened. This is a positive step forward and showcases successful conservation efforts. Under the new label, the turtles will still require protection under the Endangered Species Act, but they no longer face an imminent risk of extinction. Since 1978 the number of nesting females on Florida beaches has increased, with at least 2,250 counted...