Kemp's ridley sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana's wilds, officials say, in a victory for barrier island restoration. The tiny turtle is also believed to be the world's most endangered.
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.”
After three years educating visitors to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Admiral the loggerhead was released into the wild.
The Army Corps of Engineers said its plan to dredge during sea turtle nesting season is an effort to protect right whales, but environmental groups don't buy it.
The Valentine's Day winter storm created a condition that makes the turtles weak and inactive. Many of them died, but helpers are being praised for how many survived.
As Lebanon reels from multiple tragedies, conservationists are pointing to one bright spot. They say a record number of endangered green sea turtles have come to nest on the country's shores.
As Georgia's beaches fill up for Memorial Day, advocates are reminding people: respect sea turtles.
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...
Four seemingly unconnected homicides in three days have punctuated a seven-month stretch when Savannah's murder rate was down. Connect Savannah editor...