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Loggerhead Sea Turtles Set Another Nesting Record in Georgia

What a difference a decade of conservation can make. In 2004, the number of loggerhead sea turtle nests on Georgia’s barrier island beaches, a prime...

US Declares 88 Beaches as ‘Critical Habitat’ for Loggerhead Sea Turtles

Almost half of the US coastline from North Carolina to Mississippi has just been designated as critical habitat for threatened loggerhead sea turtles of the...

739 Miles of U.S. Beaches Protected for Loggerhead Sea Turtles

After five years of delay, the federal government today finally proposed the protection of more than 739 miles of critical habitat for threatened loggerhead...

Loggerhead Turtle Nests Up 22% as Wildfire Burns Nearby

Nesting activity for the threatened Loggerhead Sea Turtle on Blackbeard Island in Georgia has increased 22 percent over its 30-year average. Let's hope they...

These Simple LED Lights Dramatically Reduce Fishing-Related Deaths for Sea Turtles and Birds

The study's success shows that fishermen may soon be able to continue their work while leaving wildlife and endangered species unharmed.

World’s Second Largest Coral Reef Has Just Been Removed From Endangered List

The historic conservational victory is credited towards the government's defiant stance against oil drilling and unsustainable practices.

Sea Turtle Trapped Upside Down in Trench is Rescued in Time

It took at least nine people to rescue a loggerhead turtle after she flipped onto her back trying to get back to the sea. It...

Coast Guard Rescues 200 Beached Sea Turtles Stunned by Cold

The U.S. Coast Guard came to the rescue of more than 200 sea turtles Thursday, and rushed the reptiles to warmer waters. Park rangers with...

Navy Silences “Whale-Harming” Sonar to Protect Marine Mammals

Whales and dolphins are getting some long sought peace and quiet from the U.S. Navy. The service has agreed to stop using certain types of sonar—or sound waves—believed to...

Sweet News From US Beekeepers: Colony Numbers At 20-Year High

The number of bee colonies is rebounding across America, nine years after a mysterious hive crisis caused beekeepers to warn of a “Beemageddon”. The U.S....

After Year of Rehab, Sea Turtle Returns to Ocean Under a Rainbow (WATCH)

Even the sky seemed to be smiling as a loggerhead sea turtle returned to the ocean after 14 months of rehabilitation. As she crawled across...

Another Record Year for Sea Turtles in Florida

Leatherback turtle nesting reached a new record this year in Florida while the number of loggerhead sea turtle nests remained high, according to Fish...
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A Human Corral Leads Baby Turtles to the Ocean

400 volunteers on the Caribbean island of Bonair ensure that each year the endangered loggerhead sea turtles hatching on the beaches make it safely...
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Cuba Throws Lifeline to Sea Turtles

Cuba has thrown a lifeline to the Caribbean’s endangered and critically endangered marine turtles with a government resolution ending all harvesting of marine turtles. Such...
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100 Success Stories for Endangered Species

In honor of the second annual Endangered Species Day, May 18, a Web site celebrates the success stories and details conservation efforts that led...
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Greek Cypriots Tear Down Wall Dividing City

Greek Cypriots demolished a wall Friday along the boundary that for decades has split Europe's last divided capital. The surprise demolition work began...
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Sea Turtles Nesting in Record Numbers on African Coast

Loggerhead nestings have reached record high levels in South Africa, a positive sign for the endangered marine turtle. There were over 2,000 loggerhead nestings...
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Top Ten Stories of 2006: #3 – Species Recovery

Environmentalists Heartened by Stunning Finds of Species, Coral, and Recovery of Many Endangered • Numerous hopeful stories in 2006 showed that endangered...
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Top Ten Good News of 2006!

With casualties in Iraq reaching record numbers, the war in Lebanon punctuating the continuing crises in the Middle East and the ongoing slaughter in...

Volunteers Help Rescue First Turtle Nest of Season

Volunteers and officials near Panama City Beach, Florida, have been helping sea turtle eggs survive so that baby turtles can safely hatch and return...