Researchers find that rising global temperatures threatens turtle populations, where female turtles are outnumbering males.
A new study reveals a bit more about how the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted sea turtles.
Climate change may just be causing more sea turtles to become female.
Scientists have found that all seven species of marine turtles that they studied can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.
The world's sea turtles may be in a lot more trouble than once thought. Scientists have found that more than half of the world's sea turtles have eaten plastic or other human trash.
A team of researchers at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt examined the completely preserved skeleton of a 120-million-year-old reptile, making it 25 million years older than the previously known oldest specimen.
When it comes to leatherback sea turtles, bigger is better. Scientists have found that fatter sea turtles have an easier time swimming through the ocean, and are able to conserve more energy to up their chances of survival.
For years, researchers have thought that organic pollutants could be contributing to green turtles' susceptibility to a tumor-causing disease. Now, they've found out otherwise.
Sea turtle migrations aren't just impacted by what happens to the turtles as adults. It turns out that these massive migrations are affected by the turtles' past experiences as hatchlings adrift in ocean currents.