Hope stirs with every turtle hatchling

An old friend of Thailand has returned from the sea, but vast drifts of plastic block more leatherback turtles from coming ashore to spawn.

The news from Kuek Kak Beach on the Phang-nga coast in mid-February delighted marine ecologist Dr Thon Thamrongnawasawat as twenty newly hatched leatherback turtles had clawed their way out of their sandy nest and made it to the sea.

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Piyaporn Wongruang