Reptiles

Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzy

Tiny tags have been used to follow the frenetic first hours in a loggerhead turtle's life.

BBC

23 October 2014

UN: 'Time to take the heat off turtles'

At a UN-organized meeting in Bonn, experts are discussing the plight of endangered sea turtles.

17 September 2014

Network of Sites for Indian Ocean Marine Turtles Launched

Representatives and observers from 25 countries have reached agreement on a suite of measures that will strengthen efforts to conserve marine turtles in and around the Indian Ocean.

12 September 2014

Network of Sites for Indian Ocean Marine Turtles Launched

Bonn, 12 September 2014 - Representatives and observers from 25 countries have reached agreement on a suite of measures that will strengthen efforts to conserve marine turtles in and around the Indian Ocean.

12 September 2014

The Final Countdown to IOSEA SS7 has begun!

Next week, delegates and experts from more than 25 countries across the Indian Ocean – South-East Asia region will assemble in Bonn, Germany, to tackle a packed agenda focusing on marine turtle conservation. Perhaps best known as birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven and the former capital of West Germany, Bonn is also home to IOSEA's parent organization, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).

03 September 2014

Les tortues marines, grandes navigatrices de l'océan Indien

Germaine joue l’échappée belle. Un peu plus de 54 kg, 72 cm de long, cette jeune tortue caouanne (Caretta caretta) approche des côtes d’Oman.

13 August 2014

La tortuga verde, acechada por las hélices de los barcos en Canarias

Estos ejemplares se acercan a la costa con asiduidad y son arrollados por embarcaciones a motor o son víctimas de actividades de pesca.

05 August 2014

Dispersal 'key to reptile survival'

Reptiles whose gender depends on temperature must become more widespread to survive the effects of climate change, according to new research.

10 July 2014

More sea turtles will be born female as climate warms, study shows

Once the sands in which eggs incubate grow too hot, population could become entirely female – risking the reptile's extinction.

20 May 2014