Turtle Information

Turtles are an important species in our region - they are iconic and unfortunately they suffer a great deal from human activity - boat strike and eating plastic are two of the most common issues. Here are some resources and information about turtles and what you can do to help.

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Media Statement by Qld Government 2015 - Shopping Bags threaten Moreton Bay Turtles
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2015/6/8/shopping-bags-threaten-moreton-bay-turtles

Entox report on Contamination levels of Green Turtles in Gladstone
Contaminant levels in Green Turtles

Prepared by the Marine Species Section Approvals and Wildlife Division, Environment Australia in consultation with the Marine Turtle Recovery Team:
Recovery Plan for Marine Turtles in Australia - 2003