Criminal Groups Recruiting Turtles from the Atlantic Ocean for Global Invasion

The research shows that the invasion of turtles is underway. In 2013, it reported that the sea turtle was the most widely distributed vertebrate in the open ocean. The federal government is aware of the threat, but what is actually being done about it? This research shows that only about 10 percent of the $1.5 billion spent on turtle protection around the country has come from the private sector toward conservation.