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Leatherback Turtle

RFK Jr. Entangled In Odd Federal Violation

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

BARNSTABLE, Mass. — Two members of the Kennedy family who thought they were doing a good deed by freeing an entangled sea turtle actually violat...

WATCH: 655-Pound Sea Turtle Rescued, Released

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green

A 7-foot, 655-pound sea turtle, described like "a swimming dinosaur," was rescued from the waters of Cape Cod and then released after treatment on Sat...

Hit the Dirt

Michael Brune | Posted 07.10.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Sierra Club outings are led by trained volunteers and every person has the chance to learn about conservation, natural history and wildlife. That can make an environmentalist -- or a better environmentalist -- out of anyone.

Turtles And Tourism Clash In Puerto Rico

The New York Times | MIREYA NAVARRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

At first there were only a few nests, but over the past two decades hundreds of leatherback sea turtles have made the beaches near the El Yunque natio...