Recent news articles about turtles and tortoises
LONESOME GEORGE has died. An icon of conservation and the Galapagos National Park, George was the last of his kind, a Pinta Island tortoise (Chelonoidis abingdoni).
6.25.2012 CNN reports on Lonesome George
6.24.2012 National Geographic – Lonesome George
6.24.2012 BBC article on Lonesome George’s passing
3.24.2011 Plastic pollution harms turtles
3.18.2011 Sea turtle water tower
3.9.2011 Saving Hanoi’s sacred turtle