10 Common Practices in Maintaining Lagoon Biodiversity

10 Common Practices in Maintaining Lagoon Biodiversity

Here’s a fact: 13% of the world’s coastlines are lagoons. Because of that, they present one of the highest biological productivities in marine life. Teeming with species, they provide homes for fish gliding through rippling seagrass, birds skimming the glittering surface, dolphins spinning joyously, ancient sea turtles returning to their nest, and many tiny creatures […]

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President Biden Urged to Ban Mexican Fish Imports, Stop Mass Killing of Endangered Sea Turtles

President Biden Urged to Ban Mexican Fish Imports, Stop Mass Killing of Endangered Sea Turtles

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity called on President Biden today to impose trade sanctions against Mexico to stop the nation’s massive bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles, as required by U.S. law. In August the National Marine Fisheries Service certified Mexico for its bycatch under the U.S. Moratorium Protection Act. Certification requires that Biden now […]

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Study reveals turtles’ millennia-old food affair with North African seagrass

Study reveals turtles’ millennia-old food affair with North African seagrass

A multidisciplinary team of researchers comparing bone samples from ancient turtles with skin samples from modern-day green turtles have been able to trace the “food footprints” of this endangered species. The evidence points to these turtles returning to the same seagrass meadows on the North African coast of the Mediterranean for at least 3,000 years. […]

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Join The Cause: GlassesUSA.com Launches Limited Edition ‘Save The Tortoise Collection’ Ahead Of World Turtle Day 2023

Join The Cause: GlassesUSA.com Launches Limited Edition ‘Save The Tortoise Collection’ Ahead Of World Turtle Day 2023

GlassesUSA.com, the largest online eyewear retailer, announces the launch of its limited edition Save the Tortoise Collection in honor of World Turtle Day 2023 on May 23rd. This new collection features 13 unique tortoiseshell style frames, each one directly inspired by a specific tortoise facing extinction. With over 1 million pairs of tortoiseshell frames sold […]

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A Florida man captures hilarious moment a VERY bold turtle hitches a ride on a 10-foot alligator and rides it around a pond ‘like it’s a horse’

A Florida man captures hilarious moment a VERY bold turtle hitches a ride on a 10-foot alligator and rides it around a pond ‘like it’s a horse’

A Florida man has captured the hilarious moment a very bold turtle hitched a ride on the back of a 10-foot alligator. Wildlife photographer Jef Henninger snapped the unusual encounter on Monday as he walked near a pond in Tampa. Surprised by the alligator’s docile behavior – since gators are known to prey on turtles […]

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