Saving Sea Turtles is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Turtles

Leatherbacks


Name: Hope

Sponsor: Turtle & Hughes, Inc.

Cause: Light Pollution


Name: Jessie

Sponsor: Certina

Cause: Boat Strikes


Name: Freckles

Sponsor: Sea Turtle Conservancy

Cause: Beach Erosion


Name: Tamarind

Sponsor: Atlantis, Paradise Island

Cause: Plastic Debris


Name: Nevada

Sponsor: Florida Leatherbacks, Inc.

Cause: Commerical Longline Fishing


Name: Tartleby

Sponsor: tarte

Cause: Water Quality

Chelonians (hard carapace sea turtles)

Name: Maisy

Sponsor: Sea Turtle Hospital

Cause: Water Quality

Name: Gim

Sponsor: gimMe Snacks

Cause: Oil Spills

Name: Leia

Sponsor: Wildlife Collections

Cause: Commercial Trawl Fisheries

Name: Miss Piggy

Sponsor: Disney Cruise Lines

Cause: Plastic Debris

Name: Kermit

Sponsor: Disney Conservation Fund

Cause: Light Pollution

Name: Robin

Sponsor: Wildlife Collections

Cause: Water Quality

Name: Mandy

Sponsor: Shark Reef Aquarium

Cause: Egg Harvest for Consumption

Name: Sandy

Sponsor: Ocean’s Lending

Cause: Beach Erosion

 

Name: Koa

Sponsor: honu

Cause: Climate Change