Coast Guard assists in release of more than 600 sea turtles off Boca Raton coast

Coast Guard assists in release of more than 600 sea turtles off Boca Raton coast
MIAMI — More than 600 baby sea turtles were released back into the Atlantic Ocean Monday in a joint effort between the Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center. In support of the Coast Guard’s commitment to protecting endangered species and the marine environment, crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida, transported marine scientists and volunteers from the Gumbo Limbo...

Coast Guard to assist in release of more than 570 sea turtle hatchlings

Coast Guard to assist in release of more than 570 sea turtle hatchlings
MIAMI — More than 570 baby sea turtles are scheduled to be released back into the Atlantic Ocean Monday in a joint effort between the Coast Guard and the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center. In support of the Coast Guard’s commitment to protecting endangered species and the marine environment, crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will transport marine scientists and volunteers from...

NOAA update on sea turtle stranding in the Gulf of Mexico

ROBERT, La. – There have been 38 sea turtle strandings reported from Alabama through the Louisiana delta since April 30. Sea turtle stranding responders working under the guidance of NOAA – who responds to thousands of sea turtle strandings every year – recovered all but one of the turtles. All those recovered were dead except one, which died shortly thereafter. Most of the turtles identified...