Challenges

Infrastructure and facilities

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We have ambition but lack of financial power to support daily operational, facilities and infrastructure while members of Saba Asri are mostly local fishermen. We need proper fence to protect our sanctuary, flash light, brushes, water pump and many more.

 

Stray dogs

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Stray dogs are the enemy of the state who responsible for the lost of turtle’s eggs.

Beach erosion

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Turtles need dry sand to lay eggs while beach erosion prevents them to find the best spots to nest.

Backstop wall

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These manmade protectors also become nightmare for sea turtles during nesting season.

Irresponsible actions by human

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Catching and trading sea turtles for their meats and shells still exist even though furtively hidden.

Chemical pollution

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Oil spills, sun blocks, body lotions

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The developments of tourist facilities such as hotels and restaurants that are way too close to the beach.

Artificial light and activities

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Plastics

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Fishermen nets

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Global warming

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