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A sea turtle finds freedom in Bali

Learning about vulnerable species and using that knowledge to spread awareness is vital when participating in a sustainable travel project. While traveling in Bali, I visited the Turtle Conservation and Education Center on Serangan Island. This facility rescues injured turtles and is also a nesting facility for three sea turtle species: green, Olive Ridley, and hawksbill. They are endangered due to poaching, pollution, and irresponsible tourism. During my visit, I donated money to adopt a one month old Olive Ridley sea turtle and a volunteer showed me how to release it into the ocean.

TAGS: Conservation, Endangered, Indonesia, Sustainable Travel, Turtle, Wildlife

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Tacoma, Washington, United States of America
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© Roxann Murray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2015, 9:18 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f18
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Bali, Indonesia