Reptiles

Protect Myanmar's marine resources from being pillaged to point of no return

Aung San Suu Kyi’s new government must safeguard the ocean from illegal fishing that has depleted stocks by 70-90% and is killing endangered sea turtles and dugongs

20 May 2016

Study: Less beach debris equals more sea turtle nests

Most of Florida's sea turtle species are either endangered or threatened.
 
17 May 2016

Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles

Researchers call for socioeconomic infuences to be factored into future protection policies

Science Daily

13 May 2016

Rehabilitated sea turtle begins long journey home

A sub-tropical turtle that somehow ended up on a remote B.C. beach will begin his long trip home this week

19 April 2016

Mediterranean loggerhead turtles dying in waters off the Middle East, North Africa

Thousands of loggerhead turtles are killed annually in areas of Syria, Libya and Egypt and Tunisia where they travel to find food

06 April 2016

Green sea turtles in Florida and Mexico are no longer endangered

'This will help up protect and conserve green sea turtles more efficiently and effectively, so that we can achieve our goal of recovering the species'
06 April 2016

World's Most Endangered Sea Turtle Species in Even More Trouble than We Thought

Newly examined video of Kemp's ridley sea turtles, which are found primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, shows that the species' recovery from endangerment has stalled at less than one-tenth of historic

29 March 2016

Oliv-Bastardschildkröten: Baby Shower auf den Philippinen

Schildkrötennachwuchs: Auf den Philippinen sind Hunderte kleine Meeresschildkröten geschlüpft.

29 February 2016

Cornwall loggerhead turtle: Stranded Tallulah defies death fear

A tiny loggerhead turtle that was expected to die after being stranded on a beach has made a remarkable recovery.

BBC

24 February 2016