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Reason for falloff in sea turtle sightings around UK and Irish coasts unclear, say scientists

4 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Leatherback turtles among species that may have declined since 1990s, according to study Sightings of sea turtles around the coasts of the UK and Ireland are showing signs of decline, scientists say, although it is unclear what is behind the drop. Researchers say an analysis of a multi-agency database has revealed that between 1910 and 2018 there were 1,997 records of sightings, strandings or capture of turtles - alive or dead - with 84% relating to leatherback turtles.
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