[USA] Some aspects of cleaning the tanks at Birch Aquarium at Scripps are more fun than others. Continue reading Grad student chores include tending to Birch Aquarium’s loggerhead turtle
[USA] Put your flippers together for an innovation in beer brewing and sustainability: six-pack rings that biodegrade. Continue reading Brewery produces six-pack rings that turtles can eat
[USA] Another blue-green algae bloom on Treasure Coast Waterways could be causing sea turtles to get sick. Continue reading Algae bloom linked to tumors in sea turtles?
[Malaysia] On Friday January 15, 2016, the pictures of six carcasses of sea turtle went viral via social media. At least six carcasses were seen floating between Laut Silapag and Laut Sanggaban, Continue reading The killing of sea turtles in Semporna – James M. Alin
[Global] The Living Blue Planet Report, just released by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in collaboration with the Zoological Society of London, documents the extraordinary losses, which occurred from 1970 to 2012. Alarmingly, some fish species were found to have declined by almost 75 per cent. Continue reading Half of all marine life lost in 40 years: WWF report
[USA] It was a turtle emancipation. Over 600 baby sea turtles got a second chance at life Monday when they were released into the ocean off of Boca Raton by Ft. Lauderdale Coast Guard and local nature center officials. Continue reading Over 600 straggling sea turtle babies get 2nd chance at life, released into the Atlantic ocean
[Caribbean] The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is working with its member 32 member National Hotel and Tourism Associations to educate hotels, government officials and stakeholders on mitigating the negative effects of high quantities of Sargassum Continue reading The Caribbean’s New Sargassum Fight
[Barbados] While Sargassum, the brown seaweed that has covered many beaches in several Caribbean islands, has hindered the nesting of the leatherback turtles at various nesting beaches in Trinidad and Tobago, Continue reading Sargassum preventing turtles from nesting
[Barbados] Seeking profit, even from the imposition of the Sargassum seaweed, sounds like a good option to utilize the thousands of pounds of the seaweed which has invaded the eastern, southern and south-eastern beaches of this country. It is an eye-sore, but this country has long been know for ensuring Continue reading Capitalise on seaweed benefits
[USA] Toxic water has been responsible for the death of hundreds of turtles on the eastern end of Long Island this year.
“The turtles washed up dead [in the spring], a die-off scientists blame on waterborne toxins that have reached Continue reading Algal Blooms Kill Hundreds Of Long Island Turtles