Sea Turtles

Tampa Bay’s Vibrant Marine Community: A Possible Home for the IAC Secretariat

The Tampa Bay area contains an outstanding assortment of agencies, universities, and organizations that are devoted to sea turtle protection and research.  In fact, St. Petersburg’s Bayboro Harbor Scientific Research District is the largest marine science community in the southeastern United States.  The bay itself is Florida’s largest open-water estuary, encompassing almost 400 square miles …

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The Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles

In 1994, understanding the threats to sea turtle life were ever increasing, a small group of representative countries decided to make an effort to protect and preserve sea turtles and this seminal group, named the IAC, knew they would require the cooperation of a variety of coastal American countries. In May of 2001, the Convention …

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Sustany® Foundation Embraces Sea Turtle Conservation

The Sustany® Foundation celebrates World Sea Turtle Day, which began this week, by embracing the cause of sea turtle protection and preservation in waters worldwide. The conservation of these unique marine reptiles is part of our mission to be responsible stewards of our environment, both land and sea. The foundation knows active awareness and efforts …

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