E-Press and Information Kit
Key information on the leatherback extinction crisis in the Pacific.
Population Graphs and Articles
The following three nesting beaches are among the most important in the
Pacific. The long-term nesting data from these beaches serves as an
index for leatherback population trends throughout the Pacific.
* Graph of crashing populations throughout Mexico.
* Graph of crashing populations on Costa Rica's most important nesting beaches.
of crashing populations in Terengganu, Malaysia. In the 1950s this
now-decimated population was hailed as the most important population
Article in Nature describing the leatherback population crash in the Pacific.
Documents from the April 2002 Leatherback Survival Conference:
The conference resolution was written and signed by a majority of the conference's participants, who represent widely varied stakeholder groups.
Summary of top priorities as identified by the conference's three working groups.
Quotes from Prominent Experts and Conference News Release:
News Release on the Leatherback Survival Conference.
Media advisory on the Leatherback Survival Conference.
April 2002 Leatherback Survival Conference Information
Bios for Leatherback Survival Conference participants (as available).