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Join us on Saturday 2/18 at 9:30 am at Founder’s Park in Islamorada JOIN us for a Public Sea Turtle Release Saturday, February 18th at Founder’s Park Beach, 87000 Overseas Highway, Islamorada! Bring your family and friends! Marilyn, a 160 pound sub adult loggerhead sea turtle was rescued from Tavernier Creek late December where […]
noaasanctuaries: Happy Valentine’s Day from your National Marine Sanctuary System! Here, a Hawaiian monk seal and green sea turtle snooze together on a beach in Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument. Photo: Mark Sullivan/NOAA
Want to help sea turtles? Use the @SeafoodWatch app to choose seafood caught in ways that reduce harm to turtles.
Visitors will spot wildlife everywhere in Australia's Northern Territory but they can also get up close and personal with crocodiles, sea turtles and rock wallabies while taking in the unrivalled scenery.
The gender of sea turtles is determined by their nest temperature - an increase in nest temperature means more females, and if this temperature rise is constant, they literally run out of males to breed with. Since global temperatures...Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with members from Australia, Greece and the U.K. has found evidence that suggests the unlikelihood of quick extinction of sea turtles due to warming waters due to overlooked factors. In their paper...Show More Summary
nationalaquarium: ICYMI - Our Animal Rescue and Animal Health staff are currently caring for 21 sea turtles! Learn more about them here.
Join us Saturday February 4th to release Agape at Sombrero Beach at 9:30 am! Love is in the air…Agape, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle is being returned to her ocean home! Join us for a Public Sea Turtle Release this Saturday, February 4th on Sombrero Beach in Marathon. Agape was rescued in December off of […]
Communities in northwestern Nicaragua are rallying to save the critically endangered hawksbill turtle.
Bones from dead turtles washed up on Mexican beaches indicate that Baja California is critical to the survival of endangered North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles, which travel some 7,500 miles from their nesting sites in Japan to their feeding grounds off the coast of Mexico.
(University of California - San Diego) Bones from dead turtles washed up on Mexican beaches indicate that Baja California is critical to the survival of endangered North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles, which travel some 7,500 miles from their nesting sites in Japan to their feeding grounds off the coast of Mexico.
ABC’s World News Tonight closed out the show Monday evening with a spotlight on President Barack Obama snorkeling off the coast of Hawaii for the National Geographic Channel. Anchor David Muir could barely contain his joy as he led into his report. Show More Summary
Cig is a sea turtle that looks rather cute until you take a closer look to see what he’s actually made of—1,200 repulsive cigarette butts. The striking trash-inspired sculpture is the work of Shelly Marshall, a self-taught artist and founder of SHELLart, who uses art to spread the message about the threats facing marine life and ecosystems. Show More Summary
A rotting pile of garbage gets a face and adorable turtle-y appendages, thanks to Florida artist Shelly Marshall.
Before sea turtles and their eggs disappear forever, conservationists are using special effects to trick thieves into revealing their criminial networks
There’s a wonderland off the coast of Japan where the water is gloriously turquoise, the sand is perfectly white and you can lie on a beach with few neighbors besides the friendly sea turtles beneath the surface. Behold the Ryukyu Islands, an archipelago that stretches from the southwestern tip of Japan to Taiwan. Show More Summary
A turtle’s shell is like a suit of armor, protecting it from predators. While sea turtles can’t draw their arms, legs and heads into their shells, their large size and tough neck skin provide extra protection. Also helpful: Humans who use our @seafoodwatch app to choose seafood that’s caught in ways that reduce harm to sea turtles!
In the past three decades, scientists have confronted a worsening epidemic of stranded Kemp's ridley sea turtles