neaq: In Our Hands Who needs a straw in their water? Not Myrtle the sea turtle–and not you either. Americans use 500 million straws every day, and many end up in our oceans, lakes and rivers. Use reusable bottles for your water and coffee! Skip the Straw for a Strawless September. Make the pledge at ourhands.org.
noaasanctuaries: This turtle Tuesday, we’re celebrating the disentanglement of sea turtles like this one! Derelict fishing gear, rubber bands, balloon string, and other kinds of marine debris can wrap around marine life. Learn how you can help prevent entanglement here. (Photo: NOAA)
SAN DIEGO Solstice, Lightning and Tucker, three endangered olive ridley turtles who have spent at least a year at SeaWorld in rehabilitation pools were released Monday, Sept. 11 off the San Diego coastline. Early on Monday, Sept. 11, SeaWorld staff prepared the animals for their release by outfitting them with satellite tracking devices that will […]
Gabriel the sea turtle spent two months in the rehab facility.
When San Juan Capistrano beach resident Matt Larmand set his drone in the air on Wednesday, he got an unexpected surprise
A rare sea turtle was caught by a fisherman late Sunday, Aug. 27, off the Huntington Beach Pier, and after it was pulled up 30 feet from the water, lifeguards were able to release it back into the ocean. “You never know what the ocean is going to deliver on your front door step,” said […]
noaasanctuaries: Take off into your week like these baby green sea turtles in Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument! Located in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, this monument provides safe haven for little sea turtles just starting out their lives. Show More Summary
neaq: Sea Turtle Release Cape Cod, Massachusetts A nice moment for your Monday. ????????
A fisherman in Queens reeled in an unexpected catch from the East River yesterday: A sea turtle. [ more › ]
University of Central Florida interns recently found a two-headed baby loggerhead sea turtle in Brevard County, Fla.
People are surprised to learn snapping turtles can be really dangerous when encountered in the wild, thinking they have the same temperament as a tortoise or sea turtle, but mess with an alligator snapping turtle and you're bound to get bit. Show More Summary
Leatherback sea turtle, jellyfish blooms in Monterey Bay: We’ve had more leatherback sea turtle sightings in the bay! Check out some pics and video, as well as a Q&A with Aquarium staffer Jim Covel about these large, long-voyaging jelly-chompers! ????????
When scientists confirmed their existence in the San Gabriel River in 2008, the green sea turtles were thought to be oddballs or lost wanderers.
Every year, young sea turtles migrate up the East Coast to spend the summer foraging in northerly waters. Sometimes, they wind up in the Gulf of Maine, which stretches from Cape Cod Bay to Nova Scotia. As the weather cools, the turtles, including endangered Kemp's ridley and loggerhead turtles, begin to swim south. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Frigid waters and scorching beaches could put them in peril, but people are fighting back. A cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtle waits its turn to be slowly warmed up in a kiddie pool. Julie O’Neil Every year, young sea turtles migrate up the East Coast to spend the summer foraging in northerly...
neaq: Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) This rescued loggerhead sea turtle is getting one last check-up in preparation for its release back into the ocean next week. More on the blog
Tour de Turtles is a mock race through the Sea Turtle Conservancy. We release a sea turtle with a GPS tracker and see how far they go. You can go online and track our sea turtle at www.tourdeturtles.org. Our candidate this year is Argus. In July 2017, our Juvenile Green Sea Turtle named Argus was […]
On Tuesday evening, as the world searched for a silver lining in the phrase “fire and fury,” the Department of the Interior announced that the final baby Kemp’s ridley sea turtle release of the year had gone off without a hitch at Padre Island National Seashore in Texas. The news was a bit late—the video […]
A loggerhead sea turtle that was rescued in Virginia and named Humphrey has been released back into the ocean after undergoing rehabilitation in New Jersey.