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My mum’s world traveller status is a recent acquisition, precipitated mainly by a desire to see her wayward son once in a while. However, this coincided with definite self-interest when she announced another visit- coincidentally whilst I was due to be on the amazing Galápagos archipelago! 3,032 more words
by Minling Pan
If you ever wondered how much it costs a fishery to save a sea turtle, check out this new study conducted by Dr. 529 more words
Today, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources announced three simultaneous releases of 149 leatherback turtle hatchlings at several beaches across the country. 254 more words
Plastic is everywhere and plastic lasts forever. Every single piece of plastic manufactured in the world still exists somewhere on Earth, on the land, in the soil, in the ocean, in the stomachs of seabirds, in the tissues of fish and other marine life, and in the bodies of human beings. 955 more words
Three rehabilitated Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were sent back out into the ocean on Friday.
The three turtles were all hooked by local recreational fishers this year, and after some rehabilitation time with the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, they were released back into the wild. 248 more words