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August 21, 2014
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Major turtle nesting beaches protected in one of the UK’s far flung overseas territories

Sea turtles are not a species one would normally associate with the United Kingdom. But on the remote UK overseas territory of Ascension Island, one of the world’s largest green turtle populations is undergoing something of a renaissance. Writing in … Continue reading

February 25, 2014
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Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year

A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. The research, carried out by Blue … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Turtles’ Mating Habits Protect Against Effects of Climate Change

The mating habits of marine turtle may help protect them against the effects of climate change, according to new research led by the University. Published on 25th January 2012 in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study shows how … Continue reading