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  • Humpback Whales: A Success Story?

    Humpback Whales: A Success Story?

    Apr 20: Are humpback whales still endangered, or have their populations recovered enough since whaling ended that they can now be taken off the Endangered Species List?

  • Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle

    Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle

    Mar 20: Successful conservation efforts along Florida and Pacific Coasts recognized in revised Endangered Species Act listing of the green sea turtle.

  • Captive Killer Whale Included On Endangered List

    Captive Killer Whale Included On Endangered List

    Feb 4: NOAA Fisheries will issue a final rule to include Lolita, a captive killer whale at the Miami Seaquarium, in the endangered species listing for Southern Resident Killer Whales that spend much of the year in inland waters of WA and British Columbia.

  • Research Discovery Exposes Loggerhead Lost Years

    Research Discovery Exposes Loggerhead Lost Years

    Jan 13: The discovery of numerous juvenile loggerhead turtles by a NOAA Fisheries research survey more than 200 miles off the Southern California Coast has revealed new details about a mysterious part of the endangered turtles’ epic migration.

  • Sea Turtles Rescued from the Cold

    Sea Turtles Rescued from the Cold

    Dec 23: A record number of sea turtles have stranded after being cold-stunned this fall. The Sea Turtle Stranding Network is bringing them in from the cold.

  • Investigating Steller Sea Lion Populations

    Investigating Steller Sea Lion Populations

    Dec 22: Keeping track of Steller sea lion populations is no easy task, but it's critical to ensuring their survival. In the U.S., the Steller sea lion is endangered under the Endangered Species Act in the western part of its range. Our new video explains.

  • NOAA Lists 20 New Corals Under ESA

    NOAA Lists 20 New Corals Under ESA

    Aug 25: NOAA Lists 20 New Corals as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Special Report: Southern Resident Killer Whales

    Special Report: Southern Resident Killer Whales

    Jun 25: Today, NOAA Fisheries released a report highlighting the accomplishments of 10 years of dedicated research and conservation of the endangered Southern Resident killer whale population.

  • Underwater Robots Search for Sea Turtles

    Underwater Robots Search for Sea Turtles

    Jun 19: Scientists test out a new tool for keeping track of endangered populations of sea turtles: submersible robots with side-scan sonar.

  • For Rescued Sea Turtle Eggs, A Chance at Survival

    For Rescued Sea Turtle Eggs, A Chance at Survival

    Jun 18: NOAA Fisheries veterinarian, Brian Stacy, describes a very unusual attempt to rescue the eggs of a sea turtle that was hit and killed by a boat.

  • Celebrate Sea Turtle Week 2014

    Celebrate Sea Turtle Week 2014

    Jun 16: Celebrate Sea Turtle Week 2014 with us and learn more about the six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters.

  • Protecting the Smalltooth Sawfish

    Protecting the Smalltooth Sawfish

    May 16: In this video, learn about the science behind protecting smalltooth sawfish and see NOAA Fisheries research in action.

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