A U.S. agency is agreeing to participate in an in-depth study on whether dredging a Georgia shipping channel in the spring and summer would pose threats to rare sea turtles. The Army Corps of Engineers' announcement prompted a conservation group to dismiss a federal lawsuit that asked a judge to order such a study.
After a record year, the 2023 outlook calls for low-to-medium sea turtle nest production this year
The assessment for 2022 was a slight decline from the previous year's “A-.”
A dozen sea turtles have returned to the wild after several months of being treated for injuries and illnesses on the Georgia coast.
A pair of endangered green sea turtles remain in critical condition after the Christmas weekend cold snap.
Warmer temperatures produce more female sea turtles and cooler weather produces more males. Hotter summers means more females are being born. Scientists are concerned it could create gender imbalance.
Recording 243 nests and 21,624 hatchlings this year, Jekyll Island led the pack among Georgia's “Golden Isles.”
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Environmental groups are applauding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to delay work in the Brunswick harbor that would kill sea turtles.
Rare loggerhead sea turtles are busy digging nests and laying eggs on beaches in Georgia and South Carolina. Wildlife officials in both states report finding dozens of nests since May 1, considered the unofficial start of the sea turtle nesting season.
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.
A graduate student is studying what kinds of plants are best at holding Tybee Island's coastal sand dunes in place.
Sea turtle nesting is below recent, record-breaking years but experts say it's not cause for concern.
A judge ruled that an Army Corps of Engineers plan to dredge while sea turtles are nesting poses too great a risk to the turtles.