Tag Results for sea turtles

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

A sea turtle mural in downtown Macuro


Environmental Education in Macuro, Venezuela

July 28, 2022

New England Aquarium MCAF grantee Clemente Balladares shares his work promoting sea turtle conservation in Macuro, Venezuela....Read More


Impact de la pandémie mondiale du COVID 19 sur la recherche pour la protection des tortues marin de la côte atlantique à Ebodje, Cameroun

February 2, 2021

De quelle manière la pandémie du COVID-19 a affecté les travaux de recherche pour la protection des tortues marines et la Tube Awu Association au Cameroun?...Read More

MCAF in Gambia Part 1


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


How COVID-19 global pandemic affected marine turtle conservation research in Ebodje, Cameroon

February 2, 2020

Dr. Abi and his team work alongside local communities to pursue conservation and research efforts of the endangered and vulnerable sea turtle species that nest on the beaches....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: 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 Update: Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles

August 26, 2017

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

measuring dead turtles carapace


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

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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