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  • NOAA Awards $5.8 M for Species Recovery Grants

    NOAA Awards $5.8 M for Species Recovery Grants

    Aug 9: NOAA announces grants awarded under the 2017 Species Recovery Program totaling $5.8 million in federal assistance.

  • Scientist Named a Species in the Spotlight Hero

    Scientist Named a Species in the Spotlight Hero

    July 14: NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta presented a Species in the Spotlight Hero Award to Dr. Fitry Pakiding for her work on Pacific leatherback conservation.

  • Leadership Message: Sea Turtle Week 2017

    Leadership Message: Sea Turtle Week 2017

    June 13: It's officially Sea Turtle Week! Director for the Office of Protected Resources Donna Wieting discusses the importance of sea turtle conservation and recovery in our latest leadership message.

  • Sea Turtle Week 2017

    Sea Turtle Week 2017

    June 12: Celebrate Sea Turtle Week with NOAA Fisheries! Learn more about what NOAA Fisheries and our partners are doing every day to improve the conservation and recovery of threatened and endangered sea turtles.

  • Species Recovery Grants Support TurtleCam Research

    Species Recovery Grants Support TurtleCam Research

    Apr 4: The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries are using a grant from the NOAA Fisheries Species Recovery Grant program to conduct essential research on endangered leatherback sea turtles.

  • Sea Turtle Superheroes

    Sea Turtle Superheroes

    Nov 17: NOAA and partners work closely together to rescue and rehabilitate stranded sea turtles in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.

  • Celebrating Sea Turtle Week 2016

    Celebrating Sea Turtle Week 2016

    Jun 13: Join us as we celebrate Sea Turtle 2016 and highlight our work to conserve these remarkable reptiles.

  • Putting the World in World Sea Turtle Day

    Putting the World in World Sea Turtle Day

    Jun 13: An interview with NOAA Fisheries biologist and sea turtle scientist Manjula Tiwari.

  • The Science Behind a Florida Turtle Study

    The Science Behind a Florida Turtle Study

    Jun 13: Join Fisheries biologists off the Gulf Coast of Florida as they conduct in-water research and monitoring of green, Kemp's Ridley, and loggerhead sea turtles.

  • Video: Pacific Leatherback Turtle Recovery

    Video: Pacific Leatherback Turtle Recovery

    Jun 13: Watch this video to find out what NOAA is doing and what you can do to help recover Pacific leatherback sea turtles.

  • Sea Turtle Week 2016: Conservation and Recovery

    Sea Turtle Week 2016: Conservation and Recovery

    Jun 13: Learn more about the work that NOAA and partners do every day to conserve sea turtles.

  • Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Apr 5: NOAA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will reclassify green sea turtles into 11 Distinct Population Segments under Endangered Species Act, and and list turtles from two breeding populations currently considered endangered as threatened.

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