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Scientists investigate green sea turtle tumor disease

A new epidemiological study of endangered juvenile green sea turtles in eastern Brazil suggests that factors such as water temperature, salinity and proximity to environmental stressors could trigger the development of a ...

Study explores climate change impacts on seagrass meadows

Hidden beneath the waves of coastal waters lies an important member of the marine food chain—seagrasses. These marine meadows are in many ways the unsung heroes of the ocean, benefiting humans and the planet by producing ...

Sea level rises could threaten sea turtle breeding grounds

Sea level rises could lead to the flooding of sea turtle breeding grounds in Australia, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and the U.S., according to a study published in Scientific Reports. The findings suggest that flooding ...

Loggerhead sea turtle released after rehabbing in Florida

A loggerhead sea turtle named Rocky paused briefly on the sand Wednesday morning before slowly crawling into the Atlantic Ocean after spending six weeks rehabbing at Florida's Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

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