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» STC Accepting Applications for Research Assistants in Bastimentos Island National Marine Park, Tortuguero, and Bocas del Toro February 26, 2021 11:33 am
2021 Sea Turtle Monitoring - Panama Bastimentos Island National Marine Park Project description: Conservation and monitoring of nesting hawksbills and their nests. Location: Bocas del Toro Province, Panama, Bastimentos Island National Marine Park (BINMP): Zapatilla Cays and Playa Larga Project Dates: 27 April – 2 November 2021. Due... Read more

» SCAM ALERT – DO NOT PURCHASE PRODUCTS FROM TURTLE’S JOURNEY, OCEAN PROJECT.CO, OCEAN BETTER, WILDLIFE MISSION OR WILDLIFE TEAM January 1, 2021 11:09 am
**NOTE: To purchase tracking bracelets from our official charity partners, please click this link or check out the companies listed on our Partners page here: https://conserveturtles.org/partners/ ** SCAM ALERT! Companies operating under a variety of names are advertising on Facebook, selling products online, and illegally using STC’s... Read more

» Help STC Raise $54,000 for our In-Water Research Project this Giving Tuesday November 19, 2020 1:03 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) is hoping all of its supporters will participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday Campaign, which seeks to raise funds for the critical in-water work we are doing studying juvenile green turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. Though not as well-known as... Read more

» Congratulations 2021 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest Photo Winners! October 21, 2020 10:28 am
Introducing the winning photos from our 2021 Sea Turtle Calendar Contest! Thank you so much to everyone who entered this year's contest. It gets harder every year to narrow down hundreds of beautiful images to only 13 photos! Calendars will be for sale in our... Read more

» ACTION ALERT: Last Chance to Tell the State of Florida to Protect Sea Turtles and Other Coastal Wildlife by Rejecting the Proposed “MCORES” Toll Road Plan October 9, 2020 10:55 am
[caption id="attachment_34122" align="alignright" width="322"] The coastal waters off of Florida's Big Bend are a developmental habitat for juvenile sea turtles. Pictured here is a juvenile green turtle exploring a shallow seagrass bed.[/caption] In May 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Section 338.2278, which created the... Read more

» Wanted: Sea Turtle Photos for STC’s 2021 Calendar! August 9, 2020 11:07 am
Calling all photographers! Sea Turtle Conservancy is looking for talented photographers (amateur or professional) for our annual Sea Turtle Calendar Contest! The sea turtle calendar reminds people throughout the year that sea turtles need our help to survive, and it includes important sea turtle dates... Read more

» Ready, Set, Swim! The 13th Annual Tour de Turtles has Begun! August 5, 2020 1:51 pm
Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC) recently kicked off its 13th annual Tour de Turtles migration marathon! The Tour de Turtles is a fun, educational journey that follows the migration of sea turtles from their nesting beaches to their foraging grounds. Through the use of satellite telemetry,... Read more

» Sea Turtle Conservation Work in Tortuguero Threatened due to COVID-19 June 1, 2020 11:08 am
Sea Turtle Conservancy’s research and conservation program at Tortuguero, Costa Rica, is a conservation success story. When STC’s founder Dr. Archie Carr first arrived at the site in the 1950s, the green turtle population was in drastic decline—slipping toward extinction—due to the unsustainable harvesting of... Read more