21 endangered turtles released into Arabian Gulf for World Sea Turtle Day

Dubai: The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project released 15 hawksbill and six green turtles into the Arabian Gulf on Friday, coinciding with World Sea Turtle Day 2023. This project, launched by Jumeirah Group, comes as part of Dubai’s ongoing commitment to marine biodiversity. and ecosystems, reported the Emirates News Agency. The release of the two species, which are both endangered, underscores the turtles’ important role in maintaining the balance of marine habitats.