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These scientists are using fake turtle eggs to track poachers in Costa Rica
Scientists are studying poaching in Costa Rica by planting GPS-enabled eggs in sea turtle nests .
This Tweet Shows Why Plastics Are So Dangerous to Marine Animals
Every year, 13 million tons of plastic wind up in our oceans.
Watch: Hundreds of Baby Sea Turtles Make Their Way into the Ocean
These 3-D Printed Decoy Turtle Eggs Could Help Take Down Poachers
The Californian conservation group Paso Pacífico plans to plant the GPS-tracked fake eggs, which look like ping pong balls and could be easily picked up by a poacher, during a mass nesting period in Central America this fall.
I Ate Illegal Turtle Eggs and They Were Disgusting
Nicaragua's beloved dish of sea turtle ova is also illegal—giving a new meaning to "poached eggs."
Take a Ride Through the Great Barrier Reef on the Back of a Sea Turtle
Australia's World Wildlife Fund strapped a GoPro to a turtle’s back so that you don’t have to.
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Poachers and Drug Traffickers Are Creating a Deadly Environment in Costa Rica
Two years ago activist Jairo Mora Sandoval was murdered on the beach while trying to protect the eggs of endangered sea turtles; his alleged murderers were acquitted but a new trial may be in the offing
Nearly Five Years After the BP Spill, Animals Are Still Dying in the Gulf of Mexico
A new report by the National Wildlife Federation says dolphins continue to die, while the recovery of sea turtles has stalled and corals continue to show signs of damage from exposure to oil.
Climate Change Is Turning All Sea Turtles Female
Climate change is bringing about a higher proportion of females to males in sea turtles, thanks to a seemingly idiotic genetic quirk called temperature-dependent sex determination. No one has yet figured out why turtles reproduce this way.
Ones And Zeros: Sea Turtles Killed Less Frequently, DNA Changes On Demand, Earth's Twin
h3. One: The National Reconnaissance Office is set to reveal details of two of "the cold war's most capable spy satellite programs on September 17th":http://www.thespacereview.com/article/1927/1 (The Space Review) h3. Zero: A Setback Could Force...