Green sea turtle

Sea turtles hatchlings swim in the sargassum after they were released by officials from Coast Guard and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Boca Raton, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. The crew released almost 500 sea turtle hatchlings. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Greg Lovett)

More than 500 baby sea turtles released off Fla.

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — More than 500 sea turtle hatchlings were gently released by hand Thursday onto sea beds off Florida’s Atlantic Coast, where the turtles have a better chance to survive. The U.S. […]


Loggerhead sea turtle

Five green sea turtles gain freedom on Big Island

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) – Five turtles waded into the ocean after gaining their freedom at the Big Island’s Mauna Lani Resort on Independence Day. The hotel released the green sea turtles as part of an […]


Rescued sea turtle released off San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A 150-pound sea turtle rescued from the Oregon coastline has been returned to the sea off San Diego. City News Service says the green sea turtle, named Koa, released into the […]



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