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Nominations open for Florida’s preeminent ocean conservation awards, featuring Dr. Robert Ballard, National Geographic Explorer best known for discovering the Titanic

Hosted by Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC), the Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon recognizes and awards four individuals and one business or nonprofit that promote, implement or contribute to a “blue” lifestyle of marine conservation and make significant contributions to improve and protect our oceans, beaches and wildlife.  The Presenting Sponsor of the 11th Annual Go…

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LMC partners with statewide organizations to conduct green sea turtle research in the Keys

Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) Director of Research Dr. Justin Perrault joined research partners at Force Blue (a team of retired combat veterans focused on programs to help the world’s marine resources in the Florida Keys), The Turtle Hospital of Marathon, Inwater Research Group, and Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, to conduct a…

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Loggerhead and Green Night Work: Week 3 Update and Blood Analysis

Hopefully everyone had a wonderful and safe 4th of July week! With the rain that fell on Juno this past weekend, nesting activity for loggerheads and greens picked back up, giving the night crew ample opportunities to sample and tag. We received 2,449 nests this past week, bringing our total to 12,685. We have 9,711…

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Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa and the Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center announce Eau-phelia the sea turtle’s release on July 2

The iconic Forbes Five-Star oceanfront retreat Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa and the Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) continue their community partnership – all to better protect Palm Beach’s beautiful beaches that attract guests – and sea turtles – from around the globe. This time, all will gather together at Eau…

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Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Thursday (6/27/19) Morning

Corwin the sea turtle release

Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10:00 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release Bovenizer the sea turtle from its facility off Juno Beach.  Bovenizer is an adult male loggerhead patient who was found in the intake canal of FPL’s St. Lucie…

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Loggerhead and Green Night Work: Week 1

Now that the leatherback nesting season for the LMC night crew is over (though we still sample any that come ashore to nest), our attention has turned to the other two species that nest on Juno Beach: loggerheads (Caretta caretta) and greens (Chelonia mydas).  Based on last season’s fairly low numbers for loggerheads and greens,…

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