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WWF Global Marine Turtle Strategy 2.0 2012 2020

McLellan, E., Arps, E., Donnelly, M, Leslie, A. WWF, Gland, Switzerland (2012)

(10 Oct 2014)
Goal: By 2020, marine turtles are recovering or stabilizing in selected
representative populations. This strategy includes site-based interventions, both on nesting beaches and in-water habitats, as well as broader regional and international policy interventions. It focuses specifically on five of the seven marine turtle species.

What can be done to restore Pacific turtle populations? The Bellagio Blueprint for Action on Pacific Sea Turtles

NOAA, WorldFish Center and Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.

(1 Jan 2004)
The Bellagio Blueprint for Action on Pacific Sea Turtles is an outcome of the Bellagio Conference on the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Sea Turtles. The Blueprint advocates (1) the protection of all nesting beaches; (2) reducing the take of turtles in at-sea and coastal fisheries; (3) stimulating Pan-Pacific policy actions; and (4) encouraging the sustainability of the traditional use of sea turtles.

Plan d'action pour la conservation des tortues marines en Republic Federale Islamique des Comores

Oct 2000. Ben Mohadji, F & B Paris (Coord.)

(31 Oct 2000)
Action Plan for the Conservation of Marine Turtles in the Comores, prepared (in French) in the framework of a UNDP/GEF/IUCN project for the Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development of the Comores, executed by the Directorate General for Environment.

Marine Turtle Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for the Western Indian Ocean

Prepared by IUCN East Africa Regional Office and IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group (1996)

(1 Jan 1996)
The document was formulated through a series of national presentations and group discussions designed to determine key issues in sea turtle conservation at national and regional levels. In particular, discussions focused on those topics where national issues and needs require or would benefit from being addressed at a regional level. The regional strategy thus contains actions which can be taken to address common problems and needs, as well as actions which are international or regional in scope.

A Global Strategy for the Conservation of Marine Turtles

Prepared by IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group (1995)

(1 Jan 1995)
In June 1994, 19 members of the Marine Turtle Specialist Group of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN from 15 nations and a representative of the IUCN Secretariat drafted a comprehensive global strategy for the conservation of marine turtles. The resulting draft was sent to all members of the MTSG and selected members of the SSC for review and comment. This document is the product of that session and review.

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