Posts Categorized: Sea Turtles

hawksbill sea turtle, © Jim Abernathy/NGS

Out of Sight »

The illegal wildlife trade is something we imagine happening thousands of miles away, a serious but distant problem. But the fact is that the United States itself is a massive illegal wildlife black market, valued at about $2 billion dollars a year.

Hammerhead in net, ©

Swordfishermen be warned! »

Some commercial fishermen use drift gillnets to sweep the ocean and end up collecting not only intended species of fish, but also “bycatch”, other unintended sea life like whales, dolphins, sharks, sea turtles and seals.

Wolverine, © Anna Yu/iStock

Wildlife Weekly Wrap Up »

Rare Wolverines Confirmed in New Areas in Wyoming; Wolf Science – “When shooting a coyote kills a wolf”; Rare Lynx Sighting Caught on Camera; Save These Sharks; Alarming Rates of Plastic in Sea Turtles

Leatherback sea turtle, © Claudia Lombard/USFWS

Coming Ashore »

Leatherback sea turtles are the largest in the world – and sadly, they’re endangered. Learn about these incredible animals and see what you can do to help.