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Green turtle Chelonia mydas © Roger Hooper / WWF

Marine Turtle trade
China and Japan

Green turtle Chelonia mydas © Roger Hooper / WWF

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Published 1st November 2012

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TRAFFIC urges consumers not to buy marine turtle products after new report highlights ongoing illegal trade

Beijing, China, 1st November 2012—TRAFFIC is urging holiday makers not to buy marine turtle products through broadcasts in Hainan Province on local radio FM886.

Market Forces – An Examination of Marine Turtle Trade in China and Japan

Report author(s):
Timothy Lam, Xu Ling, Soyo Takahashi, Elizabeth A. Burgess

Publication date:
November 2012