Tag Results for sea turtles

MCAF in Gambia Part 1

MCAF

We went to The Gambia – Part 1

February 25, 2020

MCAF Fellow Captain John Flynn, founder of Wildseas, launches a sea turtle conservation program in Gambia....Read More

Leatherback sea turtle with sattelite tag

Sea Turtles

Tracking a Leatherback Sea Turtle

December 6, 2019

To better understand and protect leatherback sea turtles, Dr. Kara Dodge of the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life affixes a variety of tags to their shells....Read More

Olive ridley sea turtle

MCAF

MCAF: Its Not Easy Being a Turtle

June 20, 2019

Navi receiving treatment for her injured flipper. Photo: TREE Foundation...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

small fishing village in Africa

MCAF

MCAF Update: Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles

August 26, 2017

Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles...Read More

measuring dead turtles carapace

MCAF

Shining a Light on Sea Turtle Deaths in Senegal

May 1, 2017

Very little work has been done to understand the unnatural causes of death, abundance, and seasonality of the different sea turtle species using this region. MCAF grantee Tomas Diagne decided to act....Read More

How Entanglement and Stranding Affects Stress Levels In Leatherbacks

Press Release

Leatherback Entanglement and Stress Paper

July 12, 2016

New research from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium shows that the world’s largest sea turtles suffer moderate to severe increases in certain hormones....Read More