Module Twelve Assignment Three

By:Angel Williams

Common & Scientific Name

The common name for this species is the Green Sea Turtle. The scientific name for this species is Chelonia Mydas.

Region Its Found In NC

Green Sea Turtles are found in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Mediterranean Sea, and Indo-Pacific. West coasts of North and South America.

Why Its In Danger Of Extinction & Whats Being Done To Protect It

The Green Sea Turtle is in danger because they are hunted and there eggs are collected by humans. They are also in danger because destruction of nesting areas and foraging areas in the sea. They are trying to protect this species with the conservation travel volunteer tour, educational programs, and billion baby turtles.
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