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Shrimp Boats Killed Nearly 5,000 Loggerheads Last Year, Study Finds

McClatchy | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

Shrimp boats that fish in the Gulf of Mexico without the required turtle-excluder devices are killing more sea turtles than is allowed under the Endan...

Thousands of Gulf Sea Turtles Killed by Shrimp Trawls

Susan Cohn Rockefeller | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Susan Cohn Rockefeller

I was shocked to learn that while sea turtles have been undoubtedly affected by the massive oil spill last year, there's another culprit: Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawls.

Gulf Coast Shrimpers Or BP Oil Spill To Blame For Sea Turtle Deaths?

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GULFPORT, Miss. — Federal authorities are investigating whether fishermen eager to maximize their catch ahead of the massive oil slick threateni...