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Seven People Arrested in Connection with May Killing of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Activist

Arrests come as thousands demand justice for Jairo Mora Sandoval

On Wednesday, authorities in Costa Rica arrested seven persons believed to be involved in the May murder of sea turtle defender Jairo Mora Sandoval. The arrests came the same day as environmental activists in eight countries delivered to Costa Rican embassies and…
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by: Turtle Island Restoration Network Staff – August 1, 2013

Sea Turtle Defender Murdered in Costa Rica

Jairo Sandoval had dedicated himself to protecting leatherback turtles

UPDATE, June 14:  Since this article was first published, the reward for information leading to the arrest of Mora’s murderers has increased to $56,000, including $30,000 being offered separately by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society founder Paul Watson. More than 100,000 people have…
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by: Turtle Island Restoration Network Staff – June 5, 2013


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