Meet The Endangered Species Act's Newest (And Cutest) Success Story

Green sea turtles are the latest success story of the Endangered Species Act, federal authorities said Tuesday. After “years of coordinated conservation efforts,” turtles from breeding populations in Florida and the Pacific coast of Mexico will be reclassified from endangered to threatened, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. Accomplishments in those areas “are a roadmap for further recovery strategies of green turtle populations around the world,” Eileen Sobeck, assistant NOAA administrator for fisheries, said in a statement. “Ultimately, this will help us protect and conserve green sea turtles more efficiently and effectively, so

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