To protect endangered turtles that nest in one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka wildlife officials need to consider increasing the entrance fee charged for turtle watching. Increasing the entry fees will result in additional annual revenues of LKR 70 million to sanctuary managers. These revenues can be used to fund turtle protection and to involve local households in turtle conservation.
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