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Rare sea turtle nests in Kimberley at proposed gas refinery site

31 Mar

New Sea Turtle Study Confirms Significant Nesting at James Price Point

Hawksbill hybrid at James Price Point

The findings from the recent sea turtle study were released yesterday, casting further doubts over the scientific integrity of the W. Australia Government’s environmental impact assessment for the James Price Point gas hub.

SeaTurtles.org reported the nesting of the sea turtle in December and posted a video of the unusual sea turtle with the details here.

The peer-reviewed study into marine turtle nesting in the James Price Point area led by University of Melbourne marine biologist Malcolm Lindsay found 14 turtle nests and 38 false crawls Continue reading