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Latest Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Stories

2014-12-08 23:09:51

Over the period of 31 years, the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Florida has had an estimated 358,243 turtle nests laid on its beach.

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2011-04-04 23:07:47

The number of endangered leatherback sea turtle nests at 68 beaches in Florida has increased by 10.2more than 10 percent a year since 1979.

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2008-04-20 18:00:00

The number of Loggerhead sea turtle nests on Florida beaches is on a steady decline, leaving wildlife officials concerned for the animal’s safety.

2007-11-07 10:40:08

The number of loggerhead turtle nests was substantially lower in 2007 than in past years, according to preliminary numbers from scientists statewide.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.