Race to rescue turtles entangled in plastic on Bangladesh beach

Cox’S Bazar, Bangladesh (AFP) July 12, 2020
At least 20 turtles were dead and dozens more were rescued Sunday after being entangled in plastic waste washed ashore on one of the world’s longest beaches in Bangladesh, officials and conservationists said. Locals said waves of waste – mostly plastic bottles, fishing nets and buoys – floated ashore late Saturday. They spotted turtle carcasses among the sand dunes early Sunday. Bangla

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