This multi-agency collaboration is authorized under NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program which oversees the response efforts. While Hawaiian humpback whales have recovered enough to be taken…
The Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution today opposing new drilling off the California coast and fracking in existing offshore oil and gas wells.
Team Turtle took a deep dive into scientific studies to determine which areas of the Gulf of Mexico are vital for the survival of the Kemp’s ridley, and then translated those areas to the legal confines of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act.
Sea turtles are reptiles and they rely on external sources of heat to maintain their body temperature. Cold stunning to sea turtles normally occurs when water temperature reaches 50 degrees and below, and the turtles are not able to migrate to warmer waters.