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The oldest plesiosaur was a strong swimmer

(University of Bonn) Plesiosaurs were especially effective swimmer. These long extinct 'paddle saurians' propelled themselves through the World's oceans by employing 'underwater flight' -- similar to sea turtles and penguins. Paleontologist...Show More Summary

Turtles trapped in plastic forced to drag lethal cargo through seas until they die, study finds

Hundreds of marine turtles die every year after becoming entangled in rubbish in the oceans while others are forced to live attached to debris bigger than their own bodies, a new study has found. A world-wide survey of 106 marine experts...Show More Summary

Scientists Go on a Mission to Save Sea Turtles

Over the past half century, Leatherback turtle numbers have suffered a disastrous decline of almost 70%

Saving Sea Turtles Through Community Litter Cleanups

By: Christi Hughes In January 2016, a young sea turtle named Grace was found floating cold and listless next to a dock in Awendaw, South Carolina. She was rescued by compassionate locals to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center™ for life-saving medical treatment. Show More Summary

Satellite tracking provides clues about South Atlantic sea turtles' 'lost years'

(University of Central Florida) A University of Central Florida biologist whose groundbreaking work tracking the movements of sea turtle yearlings in the North Atlantic Ocean attracted international attention has completed a similar study in the South Atlantic with surprising results.

Activists Release Sea Turtle Hatchlings

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A new generation of olive ridley sea turtles plodded across a short stretch of sand and into the warm Pacific waters along the Mexican coast, where they will grow and eventually return to the same beach someday to lay their own eggs. (Dec 4)        

Important foraging hotspots for loggerhead turtle rookery identified

UCF alumna Simona Ceriani today published a new study that finds sea turtles are what they eat - but where they eat may be even more important.

Important foraging hotspots for loggerhead turtle rookery identified

(University of Central Florida) Simona Ceriani, tenured research scientist with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, today published a new study that finds sea turtles are what they eat - but where they eat may be even more important. Females who eat in southern areas tend to have more offspring.

Sea turtles’ sad fate: from restaurant menus to plastic ‘soup’

Gently, Kenzo the sea turtle is lowered onto a beach where a scattering of bottle caps, candy wrappers, yoghurt cups and discarded flipflops scar an otherwise idyllic setting. As its human handlers step aside, Kenzo struggles out of the harness, pushes hard with its flippers on the sand, and slides into small waves specked with [...]Show More Summary

Outlander 3.11 Uncharted

Previously: Claire jumps off the Porpoise to somehow find Jamie and warn him about maybe getting hanged (again). The title card is a sea turtle, swimming happily in the water. Like sea turtles do. Claire is unconscious and draped over her floating barrel, drifting towards shore. Show More Summary

Why are there no sea snakes in the Atlantic?

Sea snakes are an evolutionary success story. With about 70 species, they're the most diverse reptile group in the ocean, outnumbering sea turtle species 10-to-1.

Mexico’s government creates marine park size of Illinois for sea animals in Pacific

Mexico’s government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area. Mexico’s...Show More Summary

Does Your Swordfish Come With the Blood of Dead Whales, Dolphins and Sea Turtles?

Click here for reuse options! The Trump administration wants to limit California's ability to protect marine wildlife from a destructive fishing practice. California is ahead of the curve in many ways, but it’s the last place in theShow More Summary

Public Sea Turtle Release 11/18

We survived Irma and have something to celebrate! Please join us for a public sea turtle release Saturday November 18th at Sombrero Beach in Marathon at 10:30 am! Bring your family and friends! Judah, an 80 pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was rescued off of Islamorada oceanside in July where the Hill family found him […]

Feds might add more fisheries to turtle protection program

Federal fishing regulators are considering requiring more commercial fishermen to assist with a program that seeks to protect sea turtles. The National Marine Fisheries Service requires observers to be placed … Click to Continue »

Hundreds of sea turtles found dead near El Salvador

Why did hundreds of sea turtles perish near El Salvador? The country's ministry of environment and natural resources found 300-400 dead turtles in Jiquilisco Bay, so they took samples to try and determine why the animals died. National Geographic floated fishing and algal blooms as two reasons for the sea turtle die-offs.[...]

Hundreds of Dead Sea Turtles Discovered Floating in Pacific in Mystery Mass Death

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The exact cause is still a mystery, though a prime suspect has been named.

Hundreds of dead sea turtles found floating off El Salvador

Environmental officials in El Salvador are trying to establish what caused the death of hundreds of sea turtles found floating in the sea. Many of the 400 marine turtles were decomposing when they were discovered off El Salvador's Pacific coast, the country’s environment ministry said. Show More Summary

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