Officials in Bangladesh say they have seized more than 120kg (18st 5lb) of dried turtles from smugglers near the north-western border with India. Leer más.
Europeans ate their way through the island nation of Mauritius, most famously eliminating the dodo bird by 1700. Less well known was their effect on the Mauritian island now known as Ile aux Aigrettes, where they exterminated giant skinks and tortoises and logged the native ebony trees for firewood. Leer más.
Although he doesn’t know it, a green turtle named “Bond” is bringing scientists along on his hidden travels in the Gulf of Mexico. Leer más.
A University of Exeter team has monitored the movements of an entire sub-population of marine turtle for the first time. The study confirms that through satellite tracking we can closely observe the day-to-day lives of marine turtles, accurately predicting their migrations and helping direct conservation efforts. Leer más.
Paleontologists uncover chemical traces of pigmentation for prehistoric bird, fish and squid fossils. Leer más.