Sep 7, 2018

Inside efforts to preserve the breeding ground of loggerhead turtles at Iztuzu beach, which has become a regional center for turtle conservation and rehabilitation.

Saving Turkey’s turtles from builders and boats

June Haimoff, known as Captain June, poses for a photo in her hut at Iztuzu Beach near Dalyan in Mugla province, Turkey, August 1, 2018. "When I first saw a sea turtle laying eggs, I watched without moving. I remember tears in my eyes," Haimoff said. "From that day I started to collect any kind of information about them that I could." UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

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