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.