Tagged: Sea turtles

Deep in the oceans exist some of the world's oldest and most mysterious sea canyons and mountains, or seamounts. (Credit: NOAA)

First U.S. Marine National Monument Created In Atlantic

Deep in the oceans exist some of the world’s oldest and most mysterious sea canyons and mountains, or seamounts. Formed millions of years ago by extinct volcanoes and sediment erosion, sea canyons and seamounts are biodiversity hot spots — home to many rare and endangered species.

Sturgeon (Acipenser) at the Oregon Zoo (Credit: Wikimedia commons)

Requests For Comments On Fisheries

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites the public to comment on the applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species.

The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. (Credit: Matt Kieffer)

Sea Turtles Get the Spotlight in U.S.-Cuba Thaw

Dip­lo­mats are learn­ing, as magazine ed­it­ors dis­covered years ago, that post­ing cute an­im­al pho­tos on the in­ter­net is a great way to pro­mote a con­tro­ver­sial for­eign policy de­cision. (From the National Journal / by ...