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Jul 22: NOAA raises a small army of sea turtles in Texas to save wild sea turtles everywhere.
Jun 14: New genetic technique with turtles reveals paternity and more.
May 16: Experts with very different backgrounds join forces to protect endangered sea turtles.
Jan 9: It has been a busy sea turtle stranding season due to "cold stunning," with a running total of over 200 reported strandings so far from Massachusetts to New York.
Nov 26: Teacher at Sea Alex Eilers shares highlights from her scientific cruise studying sea turtles on NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan.
July 23: Dr. Kyle S. Van Houtan, NOAA Fisheries research ecologist, was honored by the White House with a prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his research on climate effects on sea turtles populations.
July 2: NOAA scientists and an Indonesian turtle monitoring team study leatherback sea turtle nesting populations in Papua, Indonesia, to learn more about population decline factors to protect this endangered species.
May 29: Students have unique opportunity to work with NOAA Fisheries scientists to protect turtles from the impacts of fishing gear in Baja California, Mexico.
Nov 17: NOAA presented the grand prize at World Wildlife Fund’s 2011 International Smart Gear Competition today in Seattle. The competition recognized three fishing devices that save lives of seabirds, fish, turtles, and other marine life.