02 Sep '11, 5pm

Did you know? Leatherback turtles can weigh up to 1,600 pounds. #SeaTurtleSeptember

Species of Sea Turtles Hawksbill Leatherback Kemp's Ridley Green Olive's Ridley Flatback Loggerhead Sea turtles have swum Earth's oceans for over 110 million years, and now, because of human conduct, they are threatened with extinction. Sea turtles are fascinating, charismatic, and highly visible marine species, beloved around the world. Among the most highly migratory animals on Earth, sea turtles are bellwethers for the condition of the world's marine environments: they are found in almost all major oceans, frequent diverse habitats, and face the same threats that jeopardize not only other marine species, but entire marine ecosystems. In fact, six of the seven sea turtle species are currently categorized as Vulnerable, Endangered, or Critically Endangered globally by the International Union of Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List. They include loggerheads, leatherbac...

Full article: http://www.conservation.org/learn/biodiversity/species/PR...

Tweets

MT @conservationorg: Leatherback turtles can di...

conservation.org 09 Sep '11, 9am

The leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea ) lays claim to many impressive titles. It is the world’s largest turtle and the sec...

C94 Muse of the Sea now launched! <3

2. "LIKE" our Album: C94 SNEAKS! 3. "SHARE" this album onto your profile 4. Send in your Facebook name & print screen of y...

33 Utterly Strange Sea Animals

thedailygreen.com 11 Sep '11, 12pm

platybrachium antarcticum sea angel, sea angel pictures, sea angel photos, census of marine life, marine census, ocean cen...

Fact of the Day: Each of us produces 1,600+ lbs of trash every year

Fact of the Day: Each of us produces 1,600+ lbs...

earth911.com 08 Sep '11, 10am

Global Green Investment Totals $2.4 Trillion Global private sector investment in green technologies and companies totaled ...

Extreme Flooding In 2010-2011 Lowers Global Sea Level

Extreme Flooding In 2010-2011 Lowers Global Sea...

skepticalscience.com 05 Sep '11, 11am

Each year there are seasonal fluctuations in global sea level which are caused by water swapping back and forth between th...