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Sea Turtle

Hello, World! Rare Albino Sea Turtle Hatches On Australian Beach

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.09.2016 | Science

Conservationists are abuzz after finding an extremely rare albino sea turtle on an Australian beach, the last of 122 hatchlings to leave its mother’...

Woman Accused Of Riding Sea Turtle Arrested In Florida

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.05.2015 | Crime

Sea you in jail. One of two women accused of brazenly riding a sea turtle in July was arrested Saturday in Melbourne, Florida, police said. Police app...

This Heartbreaking (And Graphic) Video Will Make You Rethink That Plastic Straw

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

The next time you reach for a straw to pop into your iced coffee, think of the turtle in the video below. A team of researchers was looking for turtle...

Here's What Happens When You Strap A GoPro On A Sea Turtle

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.10.2015 | Green

Ever wonder how a turtle sees the world? World Wildlife Fund researchers attached a GoPro camera to a sea turtle and captured an amazing view of Au...

Photo Of Drowned Sea Turtle Reminds Us All To Clean Up After Ourselves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green

Ocean conservationist and photographer Juan Oliphant was diving in water off Oahu's North Shore when he and his group stumbled on a startling discover...

Aquarium Rushes To Save Stranded Leatherback Sea Turtle

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

Earlier this week, the South Carolina Aquarium's Sea Turtle Rescue Program was called in to treat an injured reptile in urgent need of care. The patie...

12 Sea Turtle Facts That Prove How Cool They Are

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green

Monday was World Sea Turtle Day, which means it’s the perfect time to show one of our favorite dopey sea creatures some much-deserved turtley love. ...

This Is What Happens When A Giant Sea Turtle Crashes Your Wedding

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.19.2014 | Weddings

Wedding crashers are often a couple's worst nightmare. But when the crasher is a giant sea turtle, the bride and groom might let it slide. Reddito...

WATCH: '¡Viva la Tortuga!'

Posted 05.31.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: In the epic and eternal battle between sea turtles and fishermen, can both survive? The answer can be yes,...

Oil-Tainted Waters Become Feeding Ground For Endangered Species

Posted 05.30.2013 | Green

From staff: The endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle has been found feeding in the Gulf of Mexico, in waters threatened by oil spill...

Dignity: You Can't Stop the Tortugueros

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Wallace J Nichols

protecting sea turtles in northwest Mexico is becoming generational and cool. People know that turtles are worth more alive than dead and that they represent ocean health, responsible fishing, and resilient communities.

Knocking on Heaven's Shore: Bluefin Tuna Carrying Safe Fukushima Nuclear Radiation

Carl Safina | Posted 07.30.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

We know the whole world is connected, but we didn't quite think about how some of the connectors travel awfully far awfully fast. Long before tsunami debris arrives on shore, some California sport fishermen are catching radiation packages.

Frivolous Challenge: Nation's Most Progressive Plastic Bag Ban in Peril

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

It's corporate bullying by the plastic industry to make cities and counties think twice before passing environmental laws that cut into their profits, laws that are supported by the majority of residents who prefer to live in clean communities.

Lessons From the Lions, Bobcats and Sea Turtles in Our Backyards

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco
Wallace J Nichols

GPS tracking efforts suggest mountain lions find the hills around our home very appealing. We live in a puma hotspot, you might say.

The Most Dangerous Places To Live If You're A Sea Turtle

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

Sea turtles be warned: A new report has found nesting sites in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are some of the most dangerous places in the world for ...

The Story of Adelita: A (Very) Long Distance Love Affair (With a Sea Turtle)

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

In 1992 I met Adelita for the first time. I had no idea how old she was or where she was from. But there was this mystique about her. Something special. Sometimes you can just feel it.

Greening Your Holiday Gifts

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

If you or your loved ones lean green, here are some possibilities for eco-friendly Christmas gifts. Of course, adopting a rescued animal or making a ...

Dan Froomkin

Sea Turtles, Victims Of Oil Spill, Play Key Role In Ecosystem | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The devastation wrought by the BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico's threatened and endangered sea turtles could have even further-reaching effects bec...

Dan Froomkin

Turtle Rescue Efforts Are Guided By Hope And Guesswork, Not Data (VIDEO) | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal wildlife officials embarking on a mass relocation of sea turtle hatchlings from the Northern Gulf Coast are hoping the endangered animals have...

Florida Cold Weather: 53,000 Fish Lost But Turtles Rescued

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Sanibel Island's Gulf waters have rebounded from a chilly 47 degrees recorded during last week's unprecedented cold snap that decimated fish populatio...

Hurt Sea Turtle Gets Plastic Flippers (VIDEO)

National Geographic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A loggerhead sea turtle seemingly injured by a shark was recently fitted with "trial" prosthetics as part of efforts to give the rare animal fully fun...