Study calls for networked MPAs to protect sea turtles

Setting up protected areas just isn't enough: just like us, endangered wildlife need to network too.
 
A new study has highlighted the need to connect marine protected areas (MPAs) to ensure that they protect highly mobile endangered species. Scientists from Deakin University, Swansea University, and Pendoley Environmental consultancy used advanced satellite tracking systems to track the migration routes of 73 adult female flatback sea turtles (Natator depressus) from their nesting grounds to feeding areas along the northwest Australian coastline.

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