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Feb. 04, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Overdue: Habitat protection for leatherbacks

Three environmental groups say they're tired of waiting for the federal government to protect habitat for leatherback sea turtles – the endangered dinosaurs of the sea. The feds have proposed protecting ocean habitat that includes a swath of the ocean off the Pacific Northwest coast from Oregon's central coast to the northern tip of Washington. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Leatherback sea turtles, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oceana

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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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