Loggerhead sea turtles handed nearly 700 miles of critical habitat by feds
Loggerhead sea turtles will be better protected now after a landmark rule passed down by the feds. A legal settlement announced yesterday designates nearly 700 miles of beach and 300,000 square feet as "critical habitat."
The rule protecting Loggerhead habitats was the result of a 2013 lawsuit filed by several conservation groups.
Jaclyn Lopez is an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity.comments powered by Disqus