The shocking murder of Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26-year-old conservationist working to protect leatherback sea turtles on the Caribbean coast, Friday May 31, demands immediate justice. This photo shows him monitoring an endangered leatherback releasing her clutch of eggs.
Click here to contribute to the fund for a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killers. Add the word "Jairo" in the box to the lower left where it says "This donation is in honor of." This fund is supported by New York Times' Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin and a growing list of conservation organizations.
Click here sign our petition to the President of Costa Rica demanding the Costa Rican government respond with swift action to send a clear message to all sea turtle poachers that this horrific murder, and all their illegal actions, will not be tolerated.
The Sea Turtle Restoration Project is dedicated to transforming this unbelievable sad event into a catalyst for change in Costa Rica and Central America, where illegal sea turtle poachers and drug traffickers use fear and violence to seek control of beaches critical to the continued survival of endangered sea turtles.
For a detailed and up-to-date account of the events leading up to Jairo Mora Sandoval's tragic murder and the reaction to it, click here to visit the Death of Jairo Mora Sandoval Wikipedia page.
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