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Loggerhead Turtles

Small Beach Wedding Becomes Even More Amazing With Baby Sea Turtles

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.05.2015 | Good News

Just before sunset on July 23, Josh Moore and his soon-to-be-husband Jeff Calvert were about to join hands and walk to a seaside arch set up...

Curacao: Up Close with a Shark? You Bet!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Zorianna Kit

The experience takes place in enclosed lagoons filled with sea life such such as tarpons, permits, common snook, horse-eyed jacks, French grunts, southern stingrays and more.

WATCH: Baby Sea Turtles Hatch And Journey Toward The Ocean

AP | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — A live-streaming webcam has recorded loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings emerging from a nest on a Florida Keys beach. ...

U.S. Declares 'Critical Habitat' Protection For Loggerhead Turtles

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., July 9 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday designated 685 miles (1,100 km) of beaches from ...

Manicurist Helps Solve Mystery Of Turtles' 'Lost Years'

| Beth Skwarecki | Posted 03.08.2014 | Science

On hatching, loggerhead turtles make a beeline under cover of darkness from nests in the sand to the open ocean. The turtles will return to the same b...

LOOK: Baby Sea Turtle Extravaganza!

AP | SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 11.05.2013 | Miami

BOCA RATON, Fla. — More than 500 sea turtle hatchlings were gently released by hand Thursday onto sea beds off Florida's Atlantic Coast, where t...

LOOK: Safe Travels, Endangered Sea Turtles!

The Baltimore Sun | Chris Korman | Posted 06.07.2013 | DC

Three endangered sea turtles that spent the winter in Baltimore departed Saturday evening, joining a caravan of at least 43 others bound for Florida's...

Disabled Turtle Fitted With Amazing Prosthetic Flippers After Shark Attack

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green

A disabled turtle pulled from a Japanese fisherman's net several years ago has been given a new lease on life with the development of high-tech, prost...

Trying to Block the Sun With a Finger

Alejandro Olivera | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Alejandro Olivera

While waiting for the protections they deserve, loggerhead turtles continue to die in record numbers. This mass stranding has occurred each year for more than a decade thanks to the government's negligence and active denial of the problem.

Your Photos Of Florida: The Animals

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Last week, we put out a call for photos of Florida to mark the third presidential debate happening in Boca Raton tonight. Our readers in the Sunshine ...

Lucky Survivors Treated By The Turtle Hospital

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

MARATHON, Fla. -- The turtles at this waterfront hospital have been hit by boat propellers, caught in fishing nets, attacked by sharks, stricken with ...

PHOTOS: Turtles Nesting In The South Pacific

Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

Mon Repos supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland. It is also the most significant loggerhead ...

The Oldest Dads On Earth

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

When Gordon Bock starts wondering whether it really was insane to become a father at 45, and when he starts to do the math about how old he will be when his little girl graduates from college, or even high school, or, heck, preschool, he will stop and think about the Loggerhead turtle.

1/3 Of Loggerhead Turtles In Adriatic Sea Found With Plastic In Intestines

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine, according to researchers studying the impact of debris on marine lif...

Thousands of Sea Turtles Dead in Baja California

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

3,000 sea turtles have washed up dead on the shores of Baja, California in the last five years according to a report published by UC Santa Cruz last w...