Ear-shattering explosions echo through the ocean. Dolphins, whales and sea turtles scatter, trying to get away from the source of the noise. What’s making this deafening sound? Seismic testing.
Posts Categorized: Sea Turtles
The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.
Whether you live in the Sunshine State or are just visiting, as sea turtle nesting season hits Florida’s beaches, make sure you know what to do to keep these creatures safe.
All six species of sea turtle found in the United States are currently protected under the Endangered Species Act and various international regulations. But because so many different elements of sea turtles thrive on the black market, they are a prime target for wildlife traffickers.
Latin America holds so many stunning and unique landscapes – from mountain peaks to ocean floor – that it holds the widest variety of plants and animals in the world. So as we celebrate the third annual World Wildlife Day, join us in shining a spotlight on some incredible species to the south.