El cambio climático condiciona el sexo de las tortugas

El cambio climático ha aumentado en el mundo el número de tortugas marinas macho en detrimento de las hembras, lo que acentúa el peligro de su desaparición, advirtió en Panamá un directivo de la Co

04 October 2015

Galápagos-Inseln: Tausende Riesenschildkröten geschlüpft

Auf den Galápagos-Inseln versuchen Forscher, Riesenschildkröten vor dem Aussterben zu bewahren. Jetzt berichten sie von Erfolgen: Tausende Tiere sind bereits geschlüpft.

24 September 2015

Thousands of turtles nest on Costa Rica beach

Video: thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs on the coast of Costa Rica. The incredible scenes were filmed by local wildlife experts in north-western Guanacaste.

15 September 2015

Malaysia gears up to protect marine turtles - and other migratory species

Efforts to conserve migratory species – and marine turtles in particular – in Malaysia seem likely to step up a gear if recommendations made at a seminar and workshop held at the Institute of Oceanography and Environment of the University Malaysia Terengganu are accepted.

09 September 2015

Green sea turtles set nesting record in Florida

Each year, conservationists are counting more and more green sea turtle nests on the beaches of Florida. And 2015 was no different.

07 September 2015

In Costa Rica, a turtle’s suffering puts spotlight on need to reduce use of plastics

The plight of a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle that biologists in Costa Rica rid of a plastic straw stuck in its nose highlights the need to reduce the use of the synthetic material, since 8 million tons

21 August 2015

México despliega drones para evitar la caza furtiva de huevos de tortuga

El Gobierno vigila por aire los nidos de especies en peligro de extinción como la golfina.  Soldados y policías llegan a las playas de Oaxaca al inicio de la temporada de desove

21 August 2015

Mexico to Strengthen Protection of Endangered Species

Mexico will strengthen the protection of the olive ridley sea turtles on the beaches of the states of Oaxaca and Michoacan, by intensifying their operatives in the natural spawning areas of this en

19 August 2015

Nesting sea turtles return to Sicily

Loggerhead sea turtles have returned to lay their eggs at a historical nesting site in Pozzolana di Ponente, on the island of Linosa, in Sicily.

22 July 2015

Turtles' future at risk as scientists show rising sea levels affect egg hatchings

Eggs submerged under seawater are less likely to hatch, study at world’s largest green turtle nesting site on the Great Barrier Reef shows

22 July 2015