Lawsuit threat over endangered sea turtles

Conservation groups said that shrimp trawlers operating in the southeast United States capture and kill over 53,000 endangered sea turtles each year Photo: Becky Skiba / USFWS

US Conservation groups have notified the National Marine Fisheries Service of their intention to sue over its failure to analyse the impacts of shrimp trawling on endangered sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Southeast Atlantic Ocean.

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