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Sea Turtles Across the North Pacific Are Exposed to Perfluoroalkyl Substances

A risk assessment showed concern for immunosuppression in Kailua green turtles and alarming concern for hawksbill developmental toxicity.
June 15, 2021 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

7 Sea Turtle Facts for the Ocean Lover

Sea turtles are fascinating creatures. Learn some facts about these much loved marine reptiles.
June 14, 2021 - Feature Story ,
1280x800-hawaiian-green-sea-turtle-iStock_90093231-060816.jpg Hawaiian green sea turtle. Credit: iStock.

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.

Species and Population Specific Gene Expression in Blood Transcriptomes of Marine Turtles

We generated high quality blood transcriptome assemblies for hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) turtles.
May 13, 2021 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Rescuing Thousands of Sea Turtles in Texas

Learn about the heroic efforts to rescue and recover cold stunned sea turtles in Texas.

Cold Stunned Turtles Fly South to Recover

Stranded Kemp’s ridleys and loggerheads are heading south for rehabilitation.
December 15, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Cold stunned turtle blood draw