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North Atlantic Right Whales Spotted off East Coast

With an unprecedented number of right whale deaths in recent years, avoiding migrating whales is critical to their survival.
December 02, 2019 - Feature Story ,
"Harmonia" Photo: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken under NOAA research permit #15488.

Section 7 Biological Opinions Issued in the Alaska Region

Interagency, or Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7, consultations are designed to assist Federal agencies in fulfilling their duty to ensure any action Federal agencies authorize, fund, or carry out is not likely to jeopardize the continued existence

10 Things You Should Know About North Atlantic Right Whales

The endangered North Atlantic right whale population has been steadily declining for nearly the past decade. Today, researchers estimate that only about 400 right whales are left. Learn more about what we are doing and what you can do to help save right
October 17, 2019 - Feature Story ,
North Atlantic right whales

Recovering Threatened and Endangered Species Report to Congress 2017–2018

The Recovering Threatened and Endangered Species Report to Congress summarizes efforts to recover all transnational and domestic species under NOAA Fisheries’ jurisdiction from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.
October 17, 2019 - Feature Story ,
A North Atlantic right whale swims at the surface of the ocean.

Rare Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Nest Discovered on Oʻahu

Researchers record the sixth olive ridley sea turtle nest in the Hawaiian Islands in three decades, thanks to quick reporting by members of the public!
October 08, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Olive ridley sea turtle hatchling.

St. Petersburg Science Festival 2019

| 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The 9th Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival is a regional celebration where families and the public can explore the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).


Calling All Citizen Scientists! Honu Count 2019 Has Begun

Every year, we ask residents and visitors to help us carefully count sea turtles, or honu, on the main Hawaiian Islands.
August 12, 2019 - Research ,
Basking sea turtles on the shores of French Frigate Shoals.

Greater Atlantic Region Sea Turtle Program

Managing, conserving, and rebuilding populations of sea turtles from Maine through Virginia.
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Ocean Month 2019

Dive into our online campaigns and features during Ocean Month.

Go Slow: Sea Turtles Below

Watch the video below to see how Dr. Brian Stacy studies sea turtle health, welfare, and mortality. Learn how to help reduce vessel strikes while on the water.
June 14, 2019 - Video ,