Archive for September 2018

Where Have All the Turtles Gone, and Why Does It Matter?

by Jordan Gray  For Immediate Release September 19, 2018 TURTLE BIOLOGISTS OUTLINE ECOLOGICAL REPERCUSSIONS OF A WORLD WITHOUT TURTLES Charleston, South Carolina – Daudin’s Giant Tortoise. Floreana Giant Tortoise. Viesca Mud Turtle. Pinta Giant Tortoise. Reunion Giant Tortoise. In just the last 200 years, these five species of chelonian have disappeared from the Earth forever—and an unparalleled number…

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