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February 18, 2014
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Satellite tracking identifies Atlantic Ocean risk zones for leatherback turtles

The last large populations of the leatherback turtle are at risk because their migratory routes in the Atlantic Ocean clash with the locations of industrial fisheries, a new study shows. Researchers used data from satellite transmitters attached to the turtles … 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

May 13, 2011
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Africa’s Sea Turtles Need Passports for Protection

Research by experts at the University of Exeter has led to calls to create an international marine park to protect endangered sea turtles. Scientists from the university’s Centre for Ecology and Conservation, based at its Cornwall Campus, worked with an … Continue reading

January 7, 2011
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Epic Journeys of Turtles Revealed

The epic ocean-spanning journeys of the gigantic leatherback turtle in the South Atlantic have been revealed for the first time thanks to groundbreaking research using satellite tracking.  Experts at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (Cornwall) at the University of … Continue reading