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Exploring Solutions for Sea Turtle Bycatch

This Sea Turtle Week, we talk with Barbara Schroeder, National Sea Turtle Coordinator, about bycatch innovations that are helping sea turtles thrive and how we work with fishermen to reduce bycatch.
June 16, 2022 - Podcast ,
Galv_loggerhead_turtle_t._moore_noaa_via_wikimedia_750_500.png Loggerhead turtle. Credit: T. Moore (CC0 1.0)

7 Sea Turtle Facts for the Ocean Lover

Sea turtles are fascinating creatures. Learn some facts about these much loved marine reptiles.
June 13, 2022 - Feature Story ,
1280x800-hawaiian-green-sea-turtle-iStock_90093231-060816.jpg Hawaiian green sea turtle. Credit: iStock.

Sea Turtle Week 2022

Sea turtles are a key part of marine ecosystems worldwide, but they face many threats today. NOAA works to protect and conserve six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters. All are threatened or endangered.
June 12, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Sea turtles swim underwater

Sea Turtles in a Sea of Sound

Understanding how sea turtles hear and respond to sound is the first step in understanding the impacts of ocean noise on these protected species.
June 12, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Red arrow indicates location of the sea turtle ear in a loggerhead turtle Sea turtles have internal ears covered by a thick layer of scales, skin, and fat. Arrow indicates location of the sea turtle ear in a loggerhead turtle. Credit: Blair Witherington (Permit 25691).

What Can You Do to Save Sea Turtles?

Learn what actions you can take to help save sea turtles.
June 08, 2022 - Feature Story ,
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Sea Turtle Week 2021

Sea turtles are a key part of marine ecosystems worldwide, but they face many threats today. NOAA works to protect and conserve six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters. All are threatened or endangered.
June 14, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Green sea turtle resting underwater on sandy bottom with sun shining behind it. Green sea turtle underwater. Credit: NOAA/Ed Lyman.

NOAA and Partners Promote Fisheries Conservation in Florida

New sign promoting conservation posted at Pass-A-Grille fishing pier
January 04, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Pass-A-Grille pier fishing sign in Florida

Texas Organizations Help Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles from Massachusetts

Turtles Fly Too flew their largest endangered sea turtle transport, carrying 120 turtle passengers to seven Texas facilities for rehabilitation.
December 09, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Endangered sea turtles being loaded on plane Sea turtles being loaded on the aircraft for the flight south to Texas. Photo credit: Lauren Owens Lambert

Returning Rescued Sea Turtles to the Wild By Land, Air, and Sea

Learn about the operations that go into rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing protected sea turtles.
June 18, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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10 Tremendous Turtle Facts

Sea turtles are amazing creatures. To celebrate Sea Turtle Week, check out these tremendous turtle facts to learn something new.
June 15, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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