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Lawsuit brings focus to deadly cost of commerce: Dredging the Wilmington harbor kills sea turtles

A hopper dredge pulls material into its hull in 2013 in the USACE New England district. Note: The appearance of U.S....

Rescued sea turtles to be released from aquarium, hitching ride with Coast Guard to warmer waters

Animal Care Team members, Stacey Murray-Rester and Savannah Simpson care for cold-stunned green sea turtles undergoing rehabilitation at the N.C. Aquarium...
Total net loss pictured from coyote sea turtle nest predation this nesting season on Bald Head Island, with destroyed eggs scattered outside the Bald Head Island Conservancy's plastic cage. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Bald Head Island Conservancy)

Bald Head Island releases more info on plan to trap and kill coyotes to protect sea turtles eggs

BALD HEAD ISLAND --- Facing continued public concern, the Village of Bald Head Island has produced a detailed question-and-answer informational page that offers additional...

In effort to save sea turtle eggs, Bald Head Island to euthanize coyotes

BALD HEAD ISLAND --- Coyotes on Bald Head Island have managed to eat an estimated 300 sea turtle eggs this nesting season, according to...

Despite Hurricane Florence, Holden Beach sea turtles beat the odds

The Holden Beach Turtle Patrol is hosting a series of summer classes to help educate residents and visitors on sea turtles in the area. HOLDEN...
Volunteers are taught to carefully hold a turtle that had received two bites from an unknown predator at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

In Pictures and Words: Jean Beasley’s fight to save the sea turtles

SURF CITY --- In 1995 Jean Beasley had a tub in a friend's backyard on Topsail Island where she cared for her first rescued sea...
A rehabilitated sea turtle will be released at 10 a.m. on May 23 on the beach in front of the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area. (Port City Daily/Courtesy Caroline Curran)

Loggerhead sea turtle to be released tomorrow morning at Fort Fisher

KURE BEACH---North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will release a rehabilitated sea turtle tomorrow morning in Kure Beach. The 120-pound loggerhead sea turtle will be...