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NOAA Fisheries Marine Turtle Page
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries division is responsible for protection of endangered turtles in the marine environment. This page offers links to facts about each of the six sea turtle species found in US waters, with an emphasis on their endangered status and threats to their survival and recovery.
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC)
STC, founded in 1959 by Dr. Archie Carr and others, has as its mission the protection of sea turtles and the habitats upon which they depend. To achieve its mission, STC uses research, habitat protection, public education, community outreach, networking and advocacy as its basic tools.
Seaturtle.org's Satellite Tracking Project
See maps of the migration patterns of various turtles who have satellite transmitters attached to them.
Traveling to see a graceful sea turtle in the water or witnessing a horde of hatchlings scrambling into the sea may be among the most joyful experiences in life. With Ocean Foundation's SEE Turtles, you can share in the magic up-close and personal, all while directly supporting conservation efforts.
The Leatherback Trust
The Leatherback Trust is a non-profit foundation established by James R. Spotila, Ph.D. to save the leatherback turtle and other sea turtles from extinction. The Leatherback Trust scientists were instrumental in founding a new national park, Parque Marino Las Baulas, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The park protects the most important leatherback nesting beaches in the Pacific Ocean.
Sea Turtle News
Marine Turtle Newsletter
A quarterly newsletter containing articles and updates on the biology, conservation, management, legal status and survival prospects of all species of endangered and threatened sea turtles.
ISTS-International Sea Turtle Society
The ISTS envisions a global network of diverse peoples, professions and cultures sharing knowledge, ideas and inspiration to ensure healthy sea turtle populations worldwide.
The Turtle Foundation stands up for the worldwide protection of sea turtles with increased efforts to create more awareness about conservation projects to prevent sea turtle extinction.
The Ocean Conservancy promotes healthy and diverse ocean ecosystems and opposes practices that threaten ocean and human life. Through research, education, and science-based advocacy, the Ocean Conservancy informs, inspires, and empowers people to speak and act on behalf of the oceans. In all its work, the Ocean Conservancy strives to be the world's foremost advocate for the oceans.
Earthtrust is an international nonprofit organization which holds funds in trust for the earth, adhering to high standards of accountability and donor-direction of assets. It works in partnership with foundations and individuals to change the world.
Sea Turtle Protection Project Videos
Oceana: Protecting the World's Oceans
Oceana's team wins specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life.
World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)
For more than 45 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The largest multinational conservation organization in the world, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
Shipping by Sea - A Look at Bodies of Water Around the World
Page has links to information and resources related to all types of bodies of water.
STC's Sea Turtle Migration-Tracking & Coastal Habitat Educational Guide
The Sea Turtle Conservancy has developed a downloadable PDF guide for educators on using their sea turtle tracking program for various classroom activities, targeted to different education levels and incorporating biology, math, geography, art and political science.
Earth's Water - All About Oceans
Earth’s oceans are vast covering much of the earth and because of this we miss a lot of exciting things like how different creatures live and volcanoes erupting underwater. This page provides links to resources related to oceans.
Sea World Sea Turtle Info Book
Extensive information on sea turtle biology and behavior with an additional bibliography for young readers.
Earthtrust's Green Sea Turtle Page
Information about the biology of and threats to Hawaii's Green Sea Turtle with suggested curriculum activities.