Every year on 8 June, we take a moment to celebrate the ecosystems which cover 71% of our planet’s surface – the oceans. In 2008, the United Nations designated this day as World Oceans Day to raise awareness about issues facing this critical system and what it’s conservation means for our continued prosperity. Among others,Continue reading “What can you do to help the world’s oceans?”
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Historic cold stun event in Texas
I’m sure many of you have been seeing the news and social media posts about the ongoing events down in Texas related to the winter storm. In addition to millions of citizens without power, heat, or water, the weather has affected the state’s marine life as well. Endangered sea turtles have been collected by theContinue reading “Historic cold stun event in Texas”
Thank you, ISTS 2019!
A huge “Thank you!” is in order for all of the fellow turtle nerds who made this year’s International Sea Turtle Symposium so fantastic! To the symposium organizers, friends old and new, and all of the great presenters and attendees, this year’s Symposium was awesome. Thank you for making the Charleston ISTS so memorable. AContinue reading “Thank you, ISTS 2019!”