A new report by the National Wildlife Federation says dolphins continue to die, while the recovery of sea turtles has stalled and corals continue to show signs of damage from exposure to oil.
As the five-year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig approaches, a new report looks at how twenty species of wildlife are faring in the aftermath of the disaster.
LONDON — A 2-metre-long grouper fish, a giant clam shell and a Hawksbill sea turtle are among the subaqueous delights on display at a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum. Sea fans, fossils, sponge crabs, a venomous blue-ringed...Show More Summary
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This turtle stayed at the Burj Al Arab and all he got was this lousy Facebook tracking system... Normally our hotel pets tend to be dogs. Occasionally cats. Once, in Cambodia, we?ve even seen crocodiles. But turtles? Here?s a new one. Show More Summary
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to reclassify the green sea turtle under the Endangered Species Act, and list turtles originating
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's green sea turtles should continue to be classified as threatened because its population is small and nearly all of them nest at the same low-lying atoll, federal wildlife agencies said Friday. The Association...Show More Summary
Little is known about the oldest sea turtles that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago. The finding in the Baetic Cordillera, in Jaén, of the remains of a supposed new species of turtle, Hispaniachelys prebetica - considered the oldest in southern Europe - brought new clues six years ago. Show More Summary
I couldn't turn down a chance to interview poet Nikki Giovanni, who was in town to address a writers' conference last weekend.
Rescuers are treating this creature and hope to return it back to the ocean soon.
A rare 475-pound leatherback sea turtle "immediately responded to treatments" of fluids, vitamins and antibiotics after it was rescued Saturday.
Earlier this week, the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Rescue Program was called in to treat an injured reptile in urgent need of care. The patient: A 500-pound leatherback sea turtle that had stranded itself on the Yawkey-South...Show More Summary
A nearly 500 pound leatherback sea turtle was admitted for treatment at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital after washing ashore
After driving for over an hour beginning at the sea, going through the countryside and somehow winding up in the mountains, something amazing happened.
Scientists have long known that leatherback sea turtles travel thousands of miles each year through open ocean to get from foraging habitats to nesting beaches and tropical wintering grounds,
Every year female hawksbill, loggerhead, green, and the massive leatherback sea turtle come to nest on the Atlantic coastline of Costa Rica, each female returning to her home beach after a year of feeding in the open ocean. During the 1960s, the nearly every green turtle nesting in this region was taken to export for […]
A 500-pound leatherback sea turtle has been rescued in South Carolina, which may not seem like a big deal. But only five of these massive reptiles have ever been found alive in the entire U.S., making Saturday’s rescue a true rarity....Show More Summary
If this plastic bag looks like a jelly fish to you, what chance does a sea turtle have? Plastic bags floating in the water are indiscernible from the jelly fish that sea turtles typically eat. Turtles, birds, and apex predators are particularly affected by plastic floating in our oceans. Let's #KickPlastic together with our friends @CostaSunglasses.
As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass.
Solstice, an endangered olive ridley sea turtle, arrived at SeaWorld San Diego on Tuesday after a trip on a Coast Guard aircraft from Oregon to Coronado.