AUTEC Personnel Save Green Sea Turtle Entangled by Rope, Nets

July 16, 2020 – Best known for housing the third largest barrier reef in the world, Andros Island in the Bahamas boasts a diverse marine population amid pristine waters. It’s perhaps less well known to serve as home to NUWC Division Newport’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC). On July 13, these two worlds collided when a large endangered…

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Sea Turtle Week 2020: Celebrating Sea Turtle Conservation

A juvenile green turtle swimming in the open ocean. Photo: Witherington – Our Sea Turtles. Blair and Dawn Witherington. NOAA Fisheries is committed to the protection, conservation, and recovery of sea turtles. We conduct research to inform conservation management actions and we work closely with our partners to advance conservation and recovery of these amazing animals. Celebrating Sea Turtles Welcome…

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