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Sea turtles in Guadeloupe Archipelago (Tortues marines sur l’archipel de Guadeloupe)

Sea turtles are part of the heritage in Guadeloupe Archipelago, they testify how healthy marine ecosystems are. Five out of seven species identified all over the world are in the… 529 more words

Guadeloupe Archipelago

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LARRY, THE LONELY LEATHERBACK….By Patsy H. Parker

© Patsy H. Parker

What is his favorite food?  To be continued………..

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug!   6 more words

My Thoughts

The importance of beach vegetation

Female-biased sea turtle populations are reported at important sea turtle rookeries globally. This heightens concerns for the conservation of sea turtles in the long-term. For this reason researchers are measuring temperatures at nesting beaches around the world to better understand the male-to-female ratio that these rookeries are producing. 444 more words

Conservation

Eureka! Sea Turtle Found To Be First Known Biofluorescent Reptile

By Kristen E. Strubberg Editor-in-Chief

In the waters of the Solomon Islands, sheer chance revealed to science that the Hawksbill sea turtle glows in the dark… 218 more words

Science

Researchers Discover Hawksbill Sea Turtles are Biofluorescent

Markus Reymann, director for the TBA21-Academy and Marine Biologist David Gruber, of National Geographic Emerging Explorer were diving in the Solomon Islands when they came across a biofluorescent Hawksbill Sea Turtle.   219 more words

News

Biofluorescent Turtle

A beautiful Biofluorescnet Turtle discovered by NatGeo.

Published by NatGeo Sep 28, 2015

While filming coral off the Solomon Islands, David Gruber, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, encountered a “bright red-and-green spaceship.” This underwater UFO turned out to be a hawksbill sea turtle, which is significant because it’s the first time that biofluorescence has ever been seen in reptiles, according to Gruber. 34 more words

Ocean

Like The "Glowing" Sea Turtle, These Animals Also Light Up

A hawksbill sea turtle that can light up like a neon Christmas tree is the latest addition to a menagerie of animals with an ability known as biofluorescence.   56 more words