21st February 2014, London, UK - A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.
The current map contains basic information for 84 project sites. Most of the information was either provided by the participants of the regional workshop held in December, 2013, or collated from the workshop presentations and external literature.
The map is evolving, and it is expected that the number of sites and projects on the map and the details on specific projects will increase as additional information becomes available.
We believe the mapping exercise will contribute to improving CBA practice, thereby towards socio-economic and environmental sustainability for coastal WIO. Therefore, expanding and extending the map in urgent priority.
The map is being temporarily hosted via Blue Ventures until a formal website is created for the regional network.
For the original map on Google Earth please click here