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Saving Sea Turtles in the Ogasawara Islands

Saving Sea Turtles in the Ogasawara Islands
A passion for marine biology leads College of the Atlantic student Grace Caltabiano ’19 on two internships to Japan’s “Galápagos of the Orient,” where she joins efforts to protect endangered green sea turtles. BY NGAWANG…

Fungus killing turtles within the nest

Fungus killing turtles within the nest
KUALA TERENGGANU: The local turtle population is not only threatened by predators and careless human behaviour. Researchers at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu have found a deadly microorganism silently working from inside the nest as well. In…

Plymouth’s Tortoise Rescue Centre has given these cuties a home

It’s taken a while for it to come out of its shell but Plymouth’s Tortoise Rescue Centre is open and ready to provide sanctuary for any slowpokes in distress. https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/business/plymouths-tortoise-rescue-centre-given-2152301 The centre is part of…

Tortoise found abandoned in a box

Tortoise found abandoned in a box
THE RSPCA are trying to trace the owner of a tortoise found dumped in a box in a park. Animal collection officer Laura Waters was called on 12 October after a woman found the little…