Callie Veelenturf’s conservation work has been featured on the front page of The Washington Post and on CBS News and in Smithsonian magazine.
The green sea turtle population at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge is an Endangered Species Act success story, due in large part to the work of UCF’s Marine Turtle Research Group.
At UCF, researchers are studying a wide range of ways to improve ocean health, from patented soil that can remove up to 90% of pollutants from water to saving sea turtles riddled with disease.
UCF researchers have discovered 116 new-to-science alleles, or gene variants, that could play a role in protecting sea turtles from a tumor-causing disease that limits mobility.
The Marine Turtle Research Group has received a much-needed new boat that offers improved safety and research capabilities.
First-generation and underrepresented students are especially encouraged to apply to the program — and five other similar programs from varying disciplines — before March deadlines.
UCF’s Top 10 research stories focused on work that battled threats and sought out opportunities to advance us as a species.
UCF sea turtle biologist Kate Mansfield discusses why these mysterious creatures are so interesting and important to study.
A new study is helping solve the mystery of where sea turtles go during their “lost years” and will inform conservation efforts to protect the threatened animals.
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