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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

newly hatched sea turtle crawls in the sand

Cape Verde's sea turtle conservation efforts prove to be a resounding success

The West African island nation of Cape Verde is experiencing first-hand the rewards of years of conservation effort. In the past five years, Cape Verde has seen a surge in sea turtle populations across all 10 of its islands. According to the country’s environment ministry, last year’s nest Read More...

Scientists unravel the mystery

Scientists unravel the mystery of where sea turtles go after they hatch

The first few moments of a green sea turtle’s life consist of an incredibly hazardous journey to the sea that requires them to avoid the hungry beaks of seagulls and the pinchers of crabs, among other life-threatening dangers. Once they manage to get past the breaking waves, their fate is a Read More...