Working together to protect sea turtles and their habitats worldwide...

Sea Turtle News

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/vhosts/seaturtlestatus.org/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.

A Gulfport hospital is saving hundreds of endangered turtles - Washington Times

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:10

A Gulfport hospital is saving hundreds of endangered turtles
Washington Times
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Imagine swallowing a hook with a large weight attached to it. Imagine spending months with that hook inside you while you try to carry on with your life. That happens to sea turtles on a regular basis when they take a fisherman's ...

and more »

A Gulfport Hospital Is Saving Hundreds of Endangered Turtles - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:05

A Gulfport Hospital Is Saving Hundreds of Endangered Turtles
U.S. News & World Report
Debra Moore, a veterinarian from Mississippi State University, has worked with IMMS for the last year in a five-year project funded by money from the BP oil spill settlement. The $6.5 million grant pays for work to help both stranded dolphins and turtles.

Happy News: Two Loggerhead Sea Turtles Head Back Home - My Panhandle

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 16:43

My Panhandle

Happy News: Two Loggerhead Sea Turtles Head Back Home
My Panhandle
Gulf World released two, healthy sea turtles. The release of Gamora and Taserface went swimming well. Both turtles took the water and were quickly back out to the natural habitat. "It's cool. They swim away really fast and then they always take a ...

Sea Turtle Patrol Coming to Wellfleet Bay This Month - CapeCod.com News

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:08

CapeCod.com News

Sea Turtle Patrol Coming to Wellfleet Bay This Month
CapeCod.com News
WELLFLEET – Mass Audubon and the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary are inviting Cape Codders on a Sea Turtle Patrol this month. Search for cold-stunned sea turtles on Cape Cod Bay beaches with a Wellfleet Bay naturalist. Learn about the biology, ...

Baby sea turtles released into the Atlantic by Clearwater Marine Aquarium - WTSP.com

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 02:26

WTSP.com

Baby sea turtles released into the Atlantic by Clearwater Marine Aquarium
WTSP.com
Dozens of baby sea turtles made it back to the big blue on Friday thanks to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The baby turtles were rescued after hatching from their nests but unable to reach the water. The aquarium said some of them became disoriented ...
37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the Ocean in FloridaSCNow
Watch! 37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the OceanSouth Florida Reporter

all 4 news articles »

Sea turtle stranding season underway - Cape Cod Times

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 01:38

Sea turtle stranding season underway
Cape Cod Times
WELLFLEET — Volunteers are preparing for another pulse of cold-stunned turtles this weekend as winds blow and temperatures drop. The metabolism of endangered sea turtles is geared to tropical waters and when the animals linger too long or get lost ...

37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the Ocean in Florida - Index-Journal

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:46

WTSP.com

37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the Ocean in Florida
Index-Journal
9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 37 rescued loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings were released into the ocean on Fri., Nov. 9, off the Florida coast thanks to the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA). CMA is famously home to Winter ...
Baby sea turtles released into the Atlantic by Clearwater Marine AquariumWTSP.com
Watch! 37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the OceanSouth Florida Reporter

all 4 news articles »

37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the Ocean in Florida - SCNow

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:21

South Florida Reporter

37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the Ocean in Florida
SCNow
9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 37 rescued loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings were released into the ocean on Fri., Nov. 9, off the Florida coast thanks to the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA). CMA is famously home to Winter ...
Watch! 37 Baby Sea Turtles Released into the OceanSouth Florida Reporter
Baby sea turtles released into the Atlantic by Clearwater Marine AquariumWTSP.com

all 4 news articles »

Cold stunned sea turtles brought to NC for rescue, rehab | The ... - Durham Herald Sun

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:20

Durham Herald Sun

Cold stunned sea turtles brought to NC for rescue, rehab | The ...
Durham Herald Sun
Ed Filangeri is a sea turtle pilot. He volunteers his spare time to fly turtles that have been “cold stunned” from northern waters to North Carolina where they are ...

How do 'cold-stunned' sea turtles get from up north to NC for rehab, rescue? They fly. - News & Observer

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:20

How do 'cold-stunned' sea turtles get from up north to NC for rehab, rescue? They fly.
News & Observer
Ed Filangeri is a sea turtle pilot. He volunteers his spare time to fly turtles that have been “cold stunned” from northern waters to North Carolina where they are rehabbed and returned to the wild. He and other rescue workers load the turtles into ...

How do 'cold-stunned' sea turtles get from up north to NC for rehab, rescue? They fly. - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 01:20

Charlotte Observer

How do 'cold-stunned' sea turtles get from up north to NC for rehab, rescue? They fly.
Charlotte Observer
Ed Filangeri is a sea turtle pilot. He volunteers his spare time to fly turtles that have been “cold stunned” from northern waters to North Carolina where they are rehabbed and returned to the wild. He and other rescue workers load the turtles into ...

and more »

Sea turtle recovers from head injuries - Taipei Times

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:00

Taipei Times

Sea turtle recovers from head injuries
Taipei Times
A green sea turtle has recovered from severe head injuries and is being assessed as to whether it can be returned to the wild after it was taken to the Penghu County Marine Biology Research Center in late September. A fisherman took the turtle to the ...

Two loggerhead sea turtles released back into the Gulf - WJHG-TV

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:38

WJHG-TV

Two loggerhead sea turtles released back into the Gulf
WJHG-TV
Another turtle was also released. His name is Taserface. Taserface was accidentally hooked by a fisherman at the county pier back in June. He was placed on antibiotics and monitored closely by the Gulf World Marine Institute. Officials say he developed ...

Hitchhikers make life difficult for Antarctic sea spiders - National Geographic

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:01

National Geographic

Hitchhikers make life difficult for Antarctic sea spiders
National Geographic
Barnacles are among the most prominent, but there are actually hundreds of creatures that pursue this life strategy. Generally, these freeloaders—which can be seen covering everything from whales to sea turtles to horseshoe crabs—are seen as harmless ...

Crew on the HMCS Nanaimo rescues trapped sea turtle while searching buoy for drugs - CHEK

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 23:10

CHEK

Crew on the HMCS Nanaimo rescues trapped sea turtle while searching buoy for drugs
CHEK
A sea turtle that was trapped in a buoy's rigging was saved by officers on the HMCS Nanaimo off the coast of Central America. Capt. Jenn Jackson, Operation Caribe's Public Affairs Officer, said the sea turtle was discovered on Nov. 1 while the HMCS ...

and more »

Results of Buck Island Research on Sea Turtles - Saint Croix Source

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 19:49

wflx

Results of Buck Island Research on Sea Turtles
Saint Croix Source
This year, the 31st year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program, is one of the longest research, monitoring and conservation programs for sea turtle conservation. Join the members of the 2018 Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program as they ...
Sea turtle nesting wraps up with strong numberswflx
Fate of sea turtle populations in hands of publicGladstone Observer

all 7 news articles »

Sea turtle nesting wraps up with strong numbers - wflx

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:30

wflx

Sea turtle nesting wraps up with strong numbers
wflx
ADANA, TURKEY - AUGUST 23: Rescued baby green sea turtles move towards the sea after being released by WWF staff after being rescued the previous day from a nest site at Acyatan Beach on August 23, 2018 in Adana, Turkey. All seven marine turtle ...

and more »

What I learnt pulling a straw out of a turtle's nose - Nature.com

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 13:00

Nature.com

What I learnt pulling a straw out of a turtle's nose
Nature.com
Three years ago, I uploaded a video of a sea turtle in distress. While collecting data for my PhD off the coast of Costa Rica, my team decided to remove what looked to be a barnacle encrusted in the nostril of the turtle, which we had captured for a ...

AMITW's tagged sea turtle claims people's choice award - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:02

The Anna Maria Islander

AMITW's tagged sea turtle claims people's choice award
The Anna Maria Islander
Bortie might not have won the race, but the sea turtle won the hearts of islanders. When loggerhead nesting season on Anna Maria Island peaked mid-June, local turtle watchers collaborated with the Sea Turtle Conservancy in its Tour de Turtles, a ...

Ilocanos urged to stop sale, consumption of endangered sea turtle - ptvnews.ph

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:36

ptvnews.ph

Ilocanos urged to stop sale, consumption of endangered sea turtle
ptvnews.ph
Provincial Fishery Regulatory Officer Arthur Valent said his office had received reports from concerned citizens that some locals continue to gather sea turtle eggs despite a national law requiring the conservation and protection of this endangered ...

and more »