The critically endangered Orinoco crocodile hatchlings can be viewed when their exhibit, Journey to the Orinoco, opens this month at the N.C. Aquarium.
Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization volunteers work year-round, not just on World Turtle Day, to protect sea turtles, especially during nesting season.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the successful prosecution in the death of the protected red wolf found in Tyrrell County last month.
Support Cape Hatteras National Seashore by symbolically adopting a sea turtle nest this season.
Conservation biologist David Johnston at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort says Australia’s recent decision to remove humpback whales from its endangered species list is a conservation victory and pivot point.
The North Carolina Aquariums of Pine Knoll Shores and Roanoke Island and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue were selected for shares of the $1.6 million in funding.
Aquariums, state agencies and volunteer organizations work together every winter to rehabilitate sea turtles that get caught close to shore when temperatures plunge.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ramping back up the endangered red wolf recovery program, which had struggled amid declining political support and increasing cases of wolf shootings, poisonings and vehicle strikes.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reopening the public comment period on proposed changes to red-cockaded woodpecker protections under the Endangered Species Act after the Trump administration had moved to roll them back.
NOAA Fisheries is holding virtual webinars on sea turtle bycatch measures being considered for the Atlantic croaker, longfin squid, and summer flounder fisheries.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are asking residents and visitors to keep an eye out for cold-stunned turtles.
The diamond terrapin population, which has not fully recovered from the turtle soup trend of the late 19th century, faces a new challenge to its survival: phragmites.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cited recent court decisions and public comments about the 2018 proposal to remove most private land in the 1.7-million-acre recovery area in Hyde, Tyrrell, Dare, Beaufort and Washington counties.
To help stranded or entangled sea turtles, call the NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle Disentanglement Network team.
Advocacy organization Oceana says its analysis of ship speeds from 2017 to 2020 off the East Coast found most vessels exceed speed limits in areas federally designated to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
A new turtle excluder device requirement will go into effect next month for skimmer trawl vessels 40 feet or more in length.