Adding 5 sea turtles to the Tobago economy

leatherback turtleif central government is toying with the idea of developing T&T’s Blue Economy using the full-on United Nations Environmental Development template, odds they are also aware it’s not a decision that might not go down easy with folks in the sister isle who look forward to turtle soup at Harvest time. Will the People's Partnerhip risk upsetting the popular vote and actually lock up poachers?

T&T's turtles Environmentally Sensitive Species list

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On March 18th the Trinidad and Tobago government amended the Environmental Management Act to provide protection for all five species of our sea turtles. The legislation may be cited as the Environmentally Sensitive Species Notice 2014 and seeks to protect the Leatherback (Notice #88),

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