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Oil Spill Turtles

Nesting Turtles Offer Clues On Oil Spill's Impact

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 08.01.2011 | Green

PADRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE, Texas (AP) -- Nearly hidden by brownish sand, the Kemps ridley sea turtle digging furiously with her back flippers as ...

As Turtle Toll Tops 1,000, NWF Overflight Finds Mystery Discolorations

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

Since the oil gusher was capped, observed wildlife impacts have gotten significantly worse. That seems counterintuitive. But it's what wildlife officials are reporting along the Gulf Coast.

Sea Turtles Rescued From Gulf Oil Spill Released Into Atlantic

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico h...

Saving Turtles From An Oily 'Certain Doom;' MASSIVE Relocation Of 70,000 Eggs Begins

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming wee...

WATCH: Wildlife Agents Rescue Gulf Turtles, Only 1 in 5 Survive

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CBS hops aboard a boat with a team of wildlife agents heading 35 miles off the Gulf coast to rescue every sea turtle they come across. Even though so...

Gulf Oil Spill Threatens 5 of 7 Sea Turtle Species

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From the most abundant sea turtle in the world, to the world's only vegetarian sea turtle, five threatened and endangered turtles are in peril, thanks...