Turtle eggs sold in Costa Rica to prevent black market

A conservation project in Costa Rica is allowing locals to take turtle eggs from a beach during the nesting season and make money by selling them to the community.

It has been called a form of “legalised poaching” and the project is designed to conserve turtles while also helping the local economy.

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