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Oil-Tainted Waters Become Feeding Ground For Endangered Species

Posted 05.30.2013 | Green

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

Baby Sea Turtle Is First Rescued From Gulf Oil Spill Slick

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Officials say the first sea turtle to be rescued from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is being cared for in New Orleans. Audubon A...

70,000 Sea Turtle Eggs To Be Relocated, Hatched, Released Away From Oil Spill

AP | By BRIAN SKOLOFF | 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 weeks...

Extinction in the Gulf

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Arthur Rosenfeld

Back when I rescued that little sea turtle from a pet shop, I had no idea the planet was a mere forty years from turtle Armageddon.