Stop Sea Turtle Farming in the Cayman Islands

Dear Timothy Adam,

We are very concerned about the suffering and neglect discovered at the Cayman Turtle Farm, and its effects on the sea turtles' welfare. I am aware you were presented with findings from an investigation by an international animal rights organization that exposed the inhumane treatment of captive green sea turtles at your facility. We were alarmed to learn than in 2012 more than 300 sea turtles died due to a water leak at the facility.

With so much evidence to show that there is no way to farm gentle green sea turtles without intense cruelty, I firmly believe that sea turtle farming has no longer has a place in the Cayman Islands, or anywhere. Instead, your work should focus on rehabilitating these amazing and endangered wild marine dwellers and educating people about them.

You must immediately halt the inhumane public handling of turtles and start make formal steps to transition away from the commercial production of sea turtles for human consumption.

Concerned individuals around the world await your response. Please don’t disappoint us.

Yours sincerely,


Supporters of Sea Turtle Restoration Project (www.seaturtles.org)
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580 Thu Apr 03 10:38:55 EDT 2014 Juliana Salvetti São Paulo, ot
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578 Wed Apr 02 19:03:17 EDT 2014 Jenna Miles Dartmouth, NS
577 Wed Apr 02 18:00:29 EDT 2014 Alessandro Raganato Venice, CA
576 Tue Mar 25 14:16:52 EDT 2014 Jenny Leigh Methven Monte Carlo ,
575 Mon Mar 24 23:19:06 EDT 2014 Jessica Delaney Grand Cayman,
574 Tue Mar 18 17:10:17 EDT 2014 joey slavens dayton, OH
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572 Wed Mar 05 14:11:26 EST 2014 Faith Strailey Quincy, CA
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570 Mon Feb 03 14:00:44 EST 2014 Faith Strailey Quincy, CA
569 Wed Jan 29 18:37:43 EST 2014 Sudeshna Ghosh Calcutta, ot
568 Sun Jan 19 16:47:56 EST 2014 julie sasaoka Concord, CA
567 Sat Jan 18 06:21:11 EST 2014 Sarah Sivro Geneva, ot
566 Fri Jan 17 02:13:56 EST 2014 KRISTA TACKETT Louisville, MS
565 Thu Jan 16 20:44:03 EST 2014 Tereza Cristina Marins São Paulo, ot
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563 Thu Jan 16 20:40:44 EST 2014 Tereza Cristina Marins São Paulo, ot
562 Fri Jan 03 23:21:47 EST 2014 Jim Phillips Sonoma, CA
561 Mon Dec 30 00:48:41 EST 2013 Deborah Santone Pleasant Hill, CA
560 Sun Dec 29 16:45:05 EST 2013 G Burton, G Boone, + family Delaware, OH
559 Thu Dec 12 21:14:40 EST 2013 Sandra Couch Naperville, IL
558 Sun Dec 08 13:45:22 EST 2013 Elisabeth Bechmann St. Pölten, ot
557 Sat Dec 07 02:02:51 EST 2013 E Kostina N.Chelny, ot
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