We are on the cusp of success!! Listen to the Radio Australia broadcast link I have added.
We heard from Douglas Tomuriesa a couple of days ago, the PNG politician we have been liaising with.
He says: "We have managed to get the message to the fishermen and the general public with the regards to the killing of turtles. The Department of Fisheries have been on the ground and other relevant bodies to make certain that we put a complete stop on this nonsense.
I will be able to send you an update in two weeks time."
Hopefully in 2 weeks we can confirm that it has been completely stopped for good.
Supporters are now helping to
This petition helps by raising global awareness of a slaughter that only started 3 months ago, but has already killed up 1300 sea turtles and dugongs (sea cows), many of which have been tagged by Australian and New Zealand researchers. The village of Losuia in PNG is being promoted as a future tourist site, however the government has done nothing to stop these killings beyond saying it is…
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