In Search of Leatherbacks

It doesn't take long for us to find evidence of leatherback sea turtles, the ancient mariners we've come looking for, on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Large areas of disturbed sand…

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A Conversation with Brad Nahill of SEE Turtles

R2R:  Can you tell us a bit more about SEE Turtles and how you became involved with the organization? BN: I started SEE Turtles with biologist Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols…

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Estacion las Tortugas, Costa Rica (May 2010)

After a three hour drive and a 30-minute boat ride from San Jose, we arrive at Estacion las Tortugas (Turtle Station).  I first visited the station in 2006 and I…

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Night and Day with WIDECAST and Ecoteach

Leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), a critically endangered species, are the largest turtles on the planet.  Their size is definitely notable as they make their way onto nesting beaches to…

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Great Turtle Race 2009

The Great Turtle Race 2009 officially kicks off today.  Eleven leatherback sea turtles, the largest reptiles on the planet, are taking part in this year’s great adventure.  The turtles are…

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