Over 80 leatherback turtle hatchlings were found dead after a beach party bonfire claimed their lives in Blanchisseuse in Trinidad and Tobago.
Authorities say the cargo of 70 critically endangered Hawksbill turtles was bound for Balabac, an island town in the southernmost part of Palawan known as a backdoor for wildlife trafficking.
A group of divers on an excursion in Pulau Bidong on Wednesday stumbled upon a devastating sight – the carcass of a critically endangered hawksbill turtle tied to a rock….
Climate change may negatively impact the sea turtle population, as warmer temperatures could lead to higher numbers of females and increased nest failure, scientists have warned… Source
The dangerous effects of climate change are no longer a far-off possibility. Just ask the baby sea turtles…
Scientists have uncovered a shocking new threat to the health of the Great Barrier Reef in the form of human medications and pesticides found in sea turtles…
Poaching is no longer the main threat to hawksbill turtles in Seychelles but rather the effects of climate change, a local conservationist said now that the nesting season has ended…
Debris from logging in tropical forests is threatening the survival of hatchling leatherback turtles and the success of mothers at one of the world’s most important nesting sites in Colombia…
Odisha coast is the largest mass-nesting ground in the world for the critically endangered Olive Ridley turtles. This year, the Arribada, as it is popularly known, saw the largest number of arrivals. According to the forest officials monitoring the turtle “landings”, over six lakh of them arrived by the fourth …
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…
At least 30 Olive Ridley turtles have been found dead on the sea shores along Chennai over the last one week. On the Tiruvanmayur beach alone caucuses of five turtles were found. Experts say they are 12 to 15 years old. With the nesting season just beginning, turtle conservationists are …
Researchers have found that 60 percent of post-hatchling loggerhead turtles stranded on southern Cape beaches in South Africa have been impacted by growing quantities of human-caused debris such as plastic fragments, packaging and fibers. A new study published in Marine Pollution Bulletin last month reported that 24 out of 40 …