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Regis beach staff who spotted baby turtle tracks leading from the Saadiyat Dune Protection Zone to the shore, and alerted the environment team of Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) which monitors the turtles under its Hawksbill Sea Turtle Conservation Programme.
Drawing animals is a favorite activity for this age group and introducing the students to endangered species promotes a further awareness of animals, in this case, the hawksbill sea turtle.
The Secretaries of Commerce and of Interior jointly certified Japan in 1991 for trade in hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata), and China and Taiwan in 1993 for trade in rhinoceros horn and tiger (Panthera tigris) bone.
TDIC's Hawksbill Sea Turtle Conservation Programme is focused on Saadiyat Island, which lies just 500 metres off the UAE Capital's coast.
This year, we worked with the Dubai Aquarium team who assisted us with the final stages of rehabilitation of five critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles.
Rosalie Bay's sea turtle program, founded by resort owner Beverly Deikel, has successfully reversed a likely extinction of endangered Leatherback, Green and Hawksbill sea turtles on Dominica.
There's a four-month turtle watching season during which Hawksbill sea turtles nest and lay eggs.
With the annual nesting season for hawksbill sea turtles just getting under way (late March to June), authorities are taking steps to protect the coastal dune system of Sdiyat Beach in Abu Dhabi.
The suspects are alleged to have sold meat from 15 hawksbill sea turtles and seven green sea turtles, both endangered.
The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort and the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas have announced that the critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtles have come back to its beachfront property for nesting season.
From January to June, the bay is a popular nesting spot for Greenback and Hawksbill sea turtles.
But Sea Mountain Five LLC, a collaboration of California and Big Island investors, recently proposed building a 2,000-unit resort complex on the beach, and environmentalists fear this could spell trouble for critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles.
It is with some despondency the man charged with preserving the dwindling population of hawksbill sea turtles in the UAE accepts that his own species is his biggest obstacle.
And sea sponges serve as the primary food source for endangered hawksbill sea turtles.