News & CommentEndangered Species

Turtle Project Can't Outrun Bureaucracy

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Science  20 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5320, pp. 1785
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5320.1785a

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Despite a growing global awareness of the need to integrate national security and environmental concerns, a plan to track the migratory patterns of the threatened Olive ridley sea turtles via satellite appears to have fallen victim to old-fashioned thinking by Indian officials.