Articles by Kara Dodge

A loggerhead turtle just beneath the water's surface

Sea Turtles

Tracking Loggerhead Sea Turtles with Acoustic Telemetry

February 23, 2023

In 2021 and 2022, New England Aquarium researchers surgically implanted acoustic tags in loggerhead sea turtles for the very first time. See what they learned from tracking the turtles' movements....Read More

A team with the Aquarium releases a leatherback turtle from an inflatable boat.

Sea Turtles

What Happens After a Sea Turtle Is Disentangled?

December 29, 2022

Learn what happens during and after teams disentangle a leatherback turtle....Read More


Sea Turtles

Munchkin Update: Wintering in Warm N.C. Waters

February 26, 2020

Munchkin, the biggest loggerhead sea turtle to come through the Aquarium's Quincy Animal Care Facility, has spent the last three months in the warm ocean waters off the coast of North Carolina....Read More

Feeding leatherback turtle at surface

Sea Turtles

Ocean Plastics: A Big Problem for Endangered Leatherbacks

November 1, 2018

Turtle Ecologist Dr. Kara Dodge discusses plastic pollution in our oceans and the consequences on the planet's marine life. ...Read More