Green turtles set to bounce back

PS News

03 December 2013

Surveys conducted during this year’s turtle nesting season are expected to show if the population of green turtles is bouncing back nearly three years after cyclone Yasi destroyed much of their food supply.

Species conservation manager at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Mark Read said November and December marked the peak period in the Great Barrier Reef when female turtles lay their eggs on a beach in the region where they were born. Read more