How to count a sea turtle

By Sarah Zielinski, 12:47 PM March 18, 2014

Earlier this month, two North Carolina groups representing local fishermen filed a notice asking the federal government to assess the status of sea turtle populations, saying that the fishermen will sue if the government doesn’t address the issue within 60 days.

The fishermen are seeing more turtles in the water, and they’re beginning to wonder if the measures they have to take in the name of sea turtle conservation are necessary. They see that the rules for their businesses can be a burden an...

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