Cayman Islands – Impaled with hooks and laid on its back in a tool shed, an endangered green sea turtle was saved from the butcher’s knife at the 11th hour last week.
On Lebanon’s beaches, endangered sea turtles have a human ally to help them in the face of myriad threats.
The majority of the animals have plastics, including bags and straws which take decades to break down, in their digestive systems.
One of the famous sea turtles that live off the south Lebanon coast was found dead Monday, the victim of something else Lebanon has recently become famous for – trash.
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…