After a decades-long decline, the number of loggerhead sea turtle nests on the Georgia coast hit its all-time high since recording began in the late 1980s. But an expert says there's still a lot of conservation work to do.
Staff at the Tybee Marine Science Center rescued Ike in 2020 when he was a tiny straggler too weak to climb out of his North Beach nest on his own. He is the latest in a series of rescued loggerheads who serve as the center’s “marine debris ambassador.”
A pair of rare sea turtles have returned to the ocean after veterinarians spent nearly a year nursing them back to health on the Georgia coast.
Loggerheads didn't break their records but stayed on track for recovery.
After three years educating visitors to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Admiral the loggerhead was released into the wild.
Sea turtle nesting is below recent, record-breaking years but experts say it's not cause for concern.
In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, the group One Hundred Miles is seeking a preliminary injunction to block the Corps from conducting year-round operation and maintenance dredging in Brunswick Harbor starting as early as mid-May.
Loggerhead sea turtles are wrapping up a record nesting and hatching season on the Georgia coast. More than 3,900 turtles nested on Georgia beaches this...
Sea turtle nesting season is officially over. Scientists and volunteers counted 1,742 nests this year. That’s nearly half as many reported in 2016.
The number of nesting sea turtles along Georgia’s coast is down again this year following a record set in 2016. But that may not be something to worry...