Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Injured-Green-Turtle-in-China-27MZIFIX23LD.htmlConceptually similarRescued Olive Ridley Turtle in ChinaGP0229UCompleted★★★★Hawksbill Turtles in ChinaGP0229SCompleted★★★★Green Turtles at Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229CCompleted★★★★Green Turtles in ChinaGP0229RCompleted★★★★Green Turtle in ChinaGP0229ACompleted★★★★Green Turtle at a Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229BCompleted★★★★Green Turtles at Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229DCompleted★★★★Green Turtles in ChinaGP0229PCompleted★★★★Hawksbill Turtle at Fish Farm in ChinaGP0229MCompleted★★★★View AllGP0229TInjured Green Turtle in ChinaAn injured green turtle is treated at the Sea Turtle 911 base outside Sanya in Hainan Island. Sea Turtles 911 is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of sea turtlesLocations:Asia-China-HainanDate:28 Apr, 2010Credit:© Paul Hilton / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5334px X 3553pxKeywords:Animal rescue centres-Day-East Asian ethnicities-Endangered species-Green sea turtles-KWCI (GPI)-Men-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-Rescue-Turtles-Two people-WoundedShoot:Turtle Poaching in ChinaAccording to Sea Turtles 911, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of sea turtles, there are over 2000 sea turtles in the holding pens in China. Statistics show that 80 per-cent are green, 15 per-cent hawksbill and 5 per-cent olive ridley. The creatures are caught mainly in gill nets in the South China Sea and eggs and hatchling are poached from the Spratly Islands. Turtle poaching in Asia is growing as the demand for meat and shell products increases.