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Tracking Turtles By Satellite for Better Conservation

Tracking Turtles By Satellite for Better Conservation

WWF uses satellite tag data to study turtle migration patterns in the Colombian Pacific

  • Date: April 02, 2013
  • Author: Molly Edmonds
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Marine turtles spend most of their time in the ocean, only coming to shore to nest. We still know very little about their migration patterns, though. Satellite tracking is one way of filling that knowledge gap, allowing researchers to track marine turtles as they swim from place to place. Read more “Tracking Turtles By Satellite for Better Conservation”