Sea Turtle Recovering at Oregon Aquarium

Sea Turtle Recovering at Oregon Aquarium

Sea turtles have a new icon, an olive ridley turtle, dubbed “Solstice,” currently recovering at the Oregon Coast Aquarium (OCA) in Newport, Or. Found stranded on the Long Beach Peninsula on the winter solstice, hence her name, she was dehydrated and hypothermic after presumably being swept by storm currents from the warm waters of her natural […]

Sea Turtle Migrates From Costa Rica to Ecuador (Video)

Sea Turtle Migrates From Costa Rica to Ecuador (Video)

A green sea turtle named Sanjay recently made a 14-day journey from Cocos Island National Park in Costa Rica to Ecuador’s Galapagos Marine Reserve, establishing the very first direct migration path between the two marine protected areas. The insight Sanjay gave scientists to the biological connectivity between the two areas highlights the importance of maintaining […]

Sea Turtle Female Population Is Growing With Global Warming Trends

Sea Turtle Female Population Is Growing With Global Warming Trends

A new study has found that the rising temperatures caused by global warming are beneficial to the population growth of sea turtle populations. However the study also says that if temperatures rise too much that it will systematically cause the sea turtle embryos to die before they hatch. For the time being it seems that […]