Loggerhead & Leatherback Turtle Researchers in the News

Southwest Fisheries Science Center's Turtle Program has had serveral articles featuring loggerhead and leatherback research in the national and international press. View them below.

"Slow, steady wins conservation race"
The San Diego Union Tribune's front page story, describes ProPeninsula's loggerhead turtle conservation in the Baja California, research pioneered in the 1990's by Southwest Fisheries Science Center's, Jeff Seminoff, and Ocean Conservancy and California Academy of Sciences' J. Nichols.
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ABC World News
Research and video from Southwest Fisheries Science Center's work with leatherback turtles was featured on ABC World NewsThe previous link is a link to non-Federal government website. Click to review NOAA Fisheries disclaimer., including a leatherback's remarkable 12,774 mile journey from Indonesia to Oregon.

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"Leatherback turtle numbers plummet"
Southwest Fisheries Science Center's scientist Peter Dutton speaks to the U.K. newspaper "Telegraph" about the leatherback turtle plight and what can be done to help the conservation effort in saving these great sea turtles.
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"Leatherback turtle's 12,744 mile migration"
Scientist Scott Benson speaks to the U.K. newspaper "Telegraph" regarding the record breaking migration of a leatherback turtle. The leatherback turtle was tracked traveling a record 12,744 miles.
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