The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has declared six of the seven sea turtle species as endangered.
Paloh residents are helping protect sea turtles along the regency’s coast. WWF offered to provide guidance.
Two weeks have passed, and the cargo ship MV Ever Judger has not left the waters of Balikpapan Bay in East Kalimantan. This ship, which sails under the flag of Panama, should have set sail on March 30, leaving Balikpapan with a cargo of 74,000 tons of coal, headed for Lumut, Perak, Malaysia. The captain had been authorized to leave by the port authority.