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Author Nichols, Wallace J., author

Title A worldwide travel guide to sea turtles / Wallace J. Nichols, Brad Nahill, and Melissa Gaskill
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Marine, maritime, and coastal books
Marine, maritime, and coastal books
Contents Foreword / by Stephen Curley -- Preface -- Sea turtles and the threats to their survival -- Sea turtle species -- The nesting experience -- Threats to sea turtles -- A traveler's guide to sea turtles -- United States -- California and the West Coast -- Florida -- Georgia -- Hawaii -- North Carolina -- South Carolina -- Texas -- Caribbean islands -- Cayman Islands sea turtle farming -- Cuba -- Dominica -- Grenada -- Puerto Rico -- St. Eustatius -- Trinidad and Tobago -- US Virgin Islands -- Mexico -- Baja California Sur -- Colima -- Guerrero -- Oaxaca -- Quintana Roo -- Central America -- Costa Rica -- El Salvador -- Guatemala -- Nicaragua -- Panama -- South America -- Brazil -- Uruguay -- Mediterranean Sea -- Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles, Athens -- The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, Zakynthos -- Africa -- Cape Verde -- Gabon -- Ghana -- Kenya, Watamu Turtle Program -- Mozambique -- South Africa -- Indian Ocean -- India -- Oman -- South Pacific -- National Park of American Samoa/National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa -- Australia -- Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands -- Indonesia -- Ulithi Sea Turtle Project, Micronesia -- Samoa -- Arnavons Community Marine Conservation Area, Solomon Islands -- Captive encounters -- Reef HQ Aquarium, Australia -- Neotropical Foundation, Tenerife, Canary Islands -- Xcaret, Quintana Roo, Mexico -- South Africa -- United States -- Resources and organizations
Summary Sea turtle populations around the world are endangered, and in recent years tourism has been a critical element in worldwide efforts to save them. More travelers seek meaningful experiences that bring them close to nature and wildlife, and opportunities to interact with and help sea turtles now exist at locations around the globe, from remote beaches to urban labs. In A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles, a scientist, a conservationist, and a journalist have come together to provide a guide to the places where people can view sea turtles and participate in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-216) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sea turtles -- Conservation
Form Electronic book
Author Gaskill, Melissa, author
Nahill, Brad, author
ISBN 1623491614