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For the first time in 36 years, the world's most giant sea turtle has been spotted nesting on the shores of the Yuctán Peninsula.
With Easter Week, or Semana Santa, about to begin, Yucatán's beaches prepare for high season. But holiday crowds on the coast make for a...
A tour company has angered Río Lagartos locals after their vehicles damaged sea turtle nests on the beach — according to Por Esto.
The exotic animals were rescued from illegal captivity and included jaguars, howler monkeys, and crocodiles.
Marine Biologist, Jesús Manuel Cuevas Medina answers our questions about the health of Yucatán’s sea turtle population and how we can help.
Ecologists hope to learn more about this species, as well as what brought it to Yucatán in the first place.
The nest contained eleven live baby turtles and well over one hundred hatched eggs shells.
Sea turtle eggs on a beach at Chuburná Puerto were found trampled, crushed and then burned in a bonfire, local media reported. The destroyed...
The absence of vacationers and frolicking pleasure seekers has left Yucatan's beaches free and clear for hawksbill and white turtles this season. The chelonian nesting...
Discovery mars an otherwise healthy nesting season.
While the tumors sometimes go away on their own, there is no treatment or surgery to address FP.
The news was cheered by staff who run a sea-turtle protection program in this part of the Yucatan Peninsula.
The 14 offenders who were caught driving vehicles on a stretch of Progreso's beach a year ago have been fined 3 million pesos, collectively, for putting sea turtles and their nesting areas at risk.
Environmental authorities have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Yucatán's Caribbean shore.
Locals claim they are being blocked from their own beaches under the pretext of protecting turtles that do not exist.
Rescuers recovered 153 hawksbill eggs that nested on a beach much too busy for baby sea turtles.
A giant leatherback sea turtle found dead on a beach at Chicxulub Puerto had suffocated after she got entangled in lobster traps.
Citizens have banded together against cars and trucks that menace sea turtles on the beach.
Researchers from the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) and the Advanced Research Center (Cinvestav) are gathering data to help preserve the tortugas.
A stash of 135 sea turtle eggs have been found in Progreso and are being guarded by marine students until they hatch.
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