Get Involved: Links to Other Sites of Interest

Below you will find links to other sea turtle sites on the world wide web. We also post links to our STC Partnerships & Sponsors. Have a site you would like to reciprocally link to this site? Please email us and let us know!


General Sea Turtle Information & Research Sites

Institute of Marine Biology of Crete Dedicated to providing online resources and solutions in support of sea turtle conservation and research

Marine Turtle Newsletter is now online! Check it out for articles, postings and other information related to sea turtles

Marine Turtle Research Group MTRG is involved with projects in Northern Cyprus, Ascension Island, Cayman Islands, UK and is working to have as many reports and paper abstracts viewable online as possible

On-Line Sea Turtle Bibliography through the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research

Research on the Orientation and Navigation of Sea Turtles University of North Carolina.

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Government Sites

Florida Bureau of Protected Species Management (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) Includes information on protection efforts, public turtle walks and lighting issues.

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) FWRI provides Florida sea turtle nesting data, stranding data and what to do if you find a dead, sick or injured sea turtle.

National Marine Fisheries Service – Office of Protected Resources Library of sea turtle information from the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service/NOAA. Lots of information on the different species of sea turtles and overview of the recovery plan for each U.S. species.

Sea Turtle Program Canaveral National Seashore.

Sea turtles in Australia A listing of sea turtles found in the waters around Australia.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Talks about Kemp’s Ridley.

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International Non-Government Sea Turtle Organizations

SEE Turtles A conservation tourism project that links people with sea turtle sites in ways that directly support efforts to protect sea turtles.


ATMAR A group working to protect marine turtles that nest in Maunabo, Puerto Rico through educating the community about marine turtles and other environmental topics.

WIDECAST Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network.

Nevis Turtle Group NTG is dedicated to the development of a Sea Turtle Conservation Program for Nevis that involves local communities, and ensure that sea turtles will be there for the use of present and future generations.

ProTECTOR An organization with the goal of expanding our understanding of sea turtle biology and ecology in the country of Honduras.

Jumby Bay Hawksbill Project A project designed to better understand the life history of the hawksbill turtle, in hopes that our findings will serve as a foundation for wise management and policy making in St. John’s, Antigua WI.

Proyecto Karumbé Sea turtle conservation group that works in Uruguay.

Ocean Spirits Environmental group that works with sea turtle conservation in Grenada.

ASUPMATOMA A Sea turtle protection group that focuses on the preservation effort of endangered sea turtles along the southern tip of Baja, Mexico.

Barbados Sea Turtle Project started in 1987 to promote conservation of sea turtles in Barbados.

Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) is a non-governmental research and conservation organization that has been protecting sea turtles in the southern Caribbean since 1991

CEA Centro Ecológico Akumal is a non-profit organization that provides a base for academic studies, environmental education, cultural exchange and tourist activities in Akumal, Mexico.

Leatherback Conservation Three parts: Las Baulas Conservation Project, Costa Rica; The Leatherback Trust; and The Leatherback Task Force.

SOS Tobago Save our Sea Turtles in Tobago.

Projecto TAMAR Brazilian Sea Turtle Conservation Program.


RITMO Réseau d’Information sur les Tortues Marines d’Outremer (RITMO) provides information sea turtles from French Overseas territories.

MEDASSET The Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles, a key group working with sea turtles in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece STPS runs the first sea turtle monitoring, protection and public awareness program in Greece.

Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) Established in 2000 as Vietnam’s first non-governmental organization focused on the conservation of nature and the protection of the environment, including sea turtles.

Sea Turtles of India A site dedicated to information, research and conservation of India’s Sea Turtles.

Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra. – India SNM’s Olive Ridley sea turtle conservation is one of the flagship project which is being executed since 2002 in more than 30 villages on the Konkan coast, India.

Turtle Conservation Project – Sri Lanka TCP was established in 1993 and aims to devise and facilitate the implementation of sustainable marine turtle conservation strategies through education, research and community participation.

The Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand A new Sea Turtle and Dugong Research Project in Ranong Province, Thailand.

Operation Kachhapa Initiated in 1998 for the conservation of olive ridley sea turtles in Orissa, India and coordinated by the Wildlife Protection Society of India.

Australian Marine Conservation Society Current activities include a publicity campaign to stop an inappropriate development from spoiling a reef system in Western Australia.

Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU) Developed by the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science at the Universiti Pertanian Malaysian Terengganu, Malaysia.

Turtle Trax A Canadian site dedicated to Sea Turtles, with information on fibropapilloma and the Hawaiian green sea turtle population, current news and cartoons.

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Additional Marine & Environmental Sites

Earth Protect – Earth Protect lets you find and share videos and films on environmental issues and solutions, and learn more about how you can get involved. The result will be people and their organizations worldwide becoming aware, informed and committed, as they are empowered to take action to protect the Earth and achieve a sustainable and healthy environment.

Society for Ocean Sciences – Dedicated to increasing the awareness of students and the general public to all aspects of ocean science by engaging people in marine science and bringing to light issues specific to the ocean realm including environmental problems currently facing coastal marine habitats and fisheries.

The Safina Center (Blue Ocean Institute) – Works to develop new audiences and constituencies for ocean conservation, ranging from American college students to Japanese fishing boat captains. Blue Ocean Institute focuses on producing research of high academic quality; accessible, relevant information; and practical, realistic solutions that engage people.

SeaWeb – SeaWeb is a communications-based nonprofit organization that uses social marketing techniques to advance ocean conservation.

Earthjustice A non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. Earthjustice has provided STC with free legal representation.

Reef Relief

Ecology Project International

AIDA – Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense AIDA is a International Program of Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund. AIDA is a nonprofit international environmental law organization, and has worked on sea turtle conservation on several fronts

Care For the Wild International

Green Volunteers The World Guide to Voluntary Work in Nature Conservation

International Coral Reef Information Network

Marine Fish Conservation Network A coalition of national and regional environmental organizations, commercial and recreational fishing groups and marine science groups dedicated to conserving marine fisheries and to promoting their long-term sustainability

Project AWARE Foundation

Seacology A California-based environmental non-profit organization dedicated to preserving island rainforests and coral reefs

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