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Are you ready to track Gnaraloo's sea turtles?

Sea turtles are often thought of as majestic and serene and without a care in the world, but their numbers are dwindling around the world. To safeguard sea turtles who call WA home the Gnaraloo Turtle Conservation Program ...

New insights into the family tree of modern turtles

Today's sea turtles are the sole survivors of a once diverse ecosystem of marine reptiles from the age of dinosaurs. Sea turtles first appeared during the Cretaceous period, 130-140 million years ago and likely evolved from ...

Marine airgun noise could cause turtle trauma

Scientists from the University of Exeter are warning of the risks that seismic surveys may pose to sea turtles. Widely used in marine oil and gas exploration, seismic surveys use airguns to produce sound waves that penetrate ...

Dolphins, sea lions found dead on Mexico island

Four sea lions, 11 sea turtles and 21 dolphins have mysteriously turned up dead on an island in northwestern Mexico, sparking an investigation, authorities said Thursday.

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