PCSDSPalawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (Phillipines)
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Villena and her colleagues at the PCSDS admit that Palawan will always entice foreigners because of its rich marine resources, including endangered species that command high price in the international market.
These areas are known migratory paths of marine turtles," said Glenda Cadigal, Pontillas' colleague at the PCSDS.
Poachers apprehended by Philippine authorities in recent years have yielded not just fish harvests but also sea turtles, which the PCSDS regards as alarming because of their being critically endangered.
It is believed to have an aphrodisiac component," PCSDS legal officer Adelina Villena said of the sea turtles' value to poachers.