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Tracking Sea Turtles in the US Virgin Islands

 By Kemit-Amon Lewis CJ Contributor Nesting sea turtles at The Nature Conservancy’s Jack and Isaac Bay Preserve on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands have been monitored since 1994 through beach patrols during nesting season, which occurs primarily in summer and …

How You Can Track the Movements of Caribbean Sea Turtles

 By the Caribbean Journal staff They’re one of the treasures of the Caribbean ecosystem, but today sea turtles are critically endangered. Thanks to the efforts of the Florida-based Sea Turtle Conservancy, though, the tide is beginning to turn. With events …

For Sea Turtles in Nevis, Signs of Hope

 Above: Banjo returns to the ocean (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — It’s been more than a decade since Lemuel Pemberton began his efforts to save the nesting sea turtle population on the island of Nevis. Over …

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 Above: a sea turtle (Sea Turtle Conservancy) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s government says it is making “every effort” to protect endangered nesting sea turtles in the country’s waters. Trinidad and Tobago supports one of the largest populations of …

 Above: the Four Seasons Resort in Nevis (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — IT’S LATE EVENING, and Pinney has arrived in Nevis by sea. After a warm greeting to the island, she is shepherded by VIP transport …

 Above: the turtle was returned to safety with a bit of persuasion. (Photo: Cayman GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint operation by Cayman Police and the Department of Environment thwarted poachers who had tied up a 200-pound female …