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Sea Turtles: Introduction

In this guide you will find a brief overview of the different sea turtle species and research materials available on these reptiles.
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Guide Overview

In this guide you will find the following:

  • Basic overview of the six different sea turtle species within the U.S.
  • Recommended resources for sea turtle research
  • Threats to sea turtles in the U.S..
  • Local sea turtle research center and organization

Last Journey of the Leatherback?

Last Journey for the Leatherback? video provided by Films on Demand database

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If you are viewing this video off campus, you will need the GALILEO password. The password is e-mailed to students, faculty and staff at the beginning of each semester. You also may request it in person at CPTC libraries or by email using your CPTC account (library@coastalpines.edu).

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"For most of the wild things on Earth, the future must depend upon the conscience of mankind."

-- Dr. Archie Carr

Thank You!

Many thanks to our colleagues at College of Coastal Georgia for allowing us to use content from their Research Guide, Sea Turtles, by Angela Hughes