Climate Change & Marine Animals: A Conservation Challenge
Climate-driven changes such as higher ocean temperatures and extreme weather events are affecting the health of marine animals—and their ability to survive. Learn how our scientists are using the best available science to conserve these species
Fishing Around Sea Turtles: What to Do If You Accidentally Catch a Turtle
The Fishing Around Sea Turtles (FAST) program promotes communication, co-existence, and best practices when fishing near marine wildlife in Hawaiʻi.
B-roll: Fishing Gear Design
Go behind the scenes with the NEFSC gear design team and partners as they test gear designed to safeguard endangered whales and sea turtles.
NEFSC Gear Research Series: Better Gear By Design
The Northeast Fisheries Science Center's Gear Research group works with fishermen to design, test, and modify fishing gear. They've found ways to protect endangered sea turtles and marine mammals while maintaining the target species catch.
Get to Know Your Pacific Islands Endangered Species: Hawksbill Sea Turtles
The hawksbill sea turtles of Hawai'i are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Get to know more about this species in this fun, short video.
NEFSC Gear Research Series: Going Low to Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch
Working with fishermen across the East Coast, Northeast Fisheries Science Center researchers tested a new fishing gear design that reduces the chance of catching sea turtles in gillnets. Luckily they had underwater cameras to see how it works!
Sea Turtle Facts
Of the seven sea turtle species in the world, six can be found in U.S. waters. They are all listed under the Endangered Species Act. Learn about these fascinating creatures--what they eat, what the major threats are, and how they reproduce.
Sea Turtle Cold Stun Event in Texas 2021
Cold stunned green turtles recovering on South Padre Island after being rescued from Laguna Madre. Activities authorized by NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
NOAA SEFSC: We Are Here For You
We at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center are here for our ecosystems and you.
Meet Joy, Our Young Loggerhead Turtle
Woods Hole Science Aquarium’s new video series brings some of our most loved animals to you. In this video you’ll learn a little about loggerhead sea turtles and meet Joy—she’s feisty and does things in her own way and in her own time.
Students and Scientists Partner for Sea Turtle Prosperity
NOAA scientists work with students from Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy to conduct research on Hawaiian green sea turtles on Hawai‘i island.
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