turtles

A turtle hatchling is released, not all hatchlings are so lucky
Some conservation projects are keeping hatchlings in poor conditions to attract tourists.
A hawksbill turtle in the Caribbean
Planet Earth II revealed the perils faced by baby turtles in Barbados, but these are offset by the vigilance of local people, says Carla Daniel.
Loggerhead turtle
An illegal trade in marine turtles is continuing despite legislation and conservation awareness campaigns, an innovative study has shown. 
Loggerhead turtle hatchling
Failure to restrict damaging activities has had an impact on turtle numbers.
Whale shark
Top photographers and experts reveal their most incredible underwater encounters and explain how you can experience them for yourself.
Green turtle
Tagged turtles in Cyprus end up in Egypt for the winter. 
Female olive ridley turtles arrive on a beach to lay their eggs
As day breaks, waves of turtles sweep across the Costa Rican sand in a spectacle repeated millions of times in the history of the Earth. 
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