On Beaches Quieted By The Pandemic, Lebanon Sees Sea Turtle Boom

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Sea turtle hatchlings make their way to the water last month at Al-Mansouri Beach in Lebanon, which is reporting a flourishing turtle population.

As Lebanon reels from multiple tragedies, conservationists are pointing to one bright spot. They say a record number of endangered green sea turtles have come to nest on the country's shores.

(Image credit: Yara Khasab /Orange House Project)