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Leatherback sea turtle Fact Sheet | U S Fish & Wuildlife Service's North Florida ESO Jacksonville

Leatherback Sea Turtle (<i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>)<p>Graphic Credit - NOAA, Jack Javech<p><b>FAMILY:</b> Dermochelyidae<p><b>STATUS:</b> Endangered throughout its range (<i>Federal</i> …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Leatherbacks

Information About Sea Turtles: Leatherback Sea Turtle – Sea Turtle Conservancy

<b>Common Name:</b> Leatherback – named for its unique shell which is composed of a layer of thin, tough, rubbery skin, strengthened by thousands of tiny …

Zoology

World's Largest Sea Turtle! Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle!

Leatherback Sea Turtle

About the Leatherback Sea Turtle<p>Leatherbacks are the largest turtles on Earth, growing up to seven feet long and exceeding 2,000 pounds. These reptilian relics are the only remaining representatives of a family of turtles that traces its evolutionary roots back more than 100 million years. Once …

Nature

Landmark study of leatherback turtle migration identifies Pacific danger zones for critically-endangered species | University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

<b>SOLOMONS, MD</b> (March 1, 2012)—The majestic leatherback turtle is the largest sea turtle in the world, growing to more than 6 feet in length. It is …

Sea Turtle Migration

Migration

Endangered: Leatherback Sea Turtle

<b>Threats</b> <b><br>Coastal habitat loss, commercial fishing (caught in drift nets), egg poaching</b><p><b>STATUS:</b><b><br>ENDANGERED</b><p><b>SIZE:</b> <i><br>Length:</i> <br>Up to 5 feet (1.5 m) <i><br>Weight:</i> <br>800 …

Leatherback Turtle

EX<p><b>Extinct</b><p>No reasonable doubt that the last individual has died<p>EW<p><b>Extinct in the Wild</b><p>Known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a …

Extinction

Civil Rights Movement Timeline From 1960 to 1964

This civil rights movement timeline chronicles important dates during the struggle's second chapter, the early 1960s. While the fight for racial …

Black History

Civil Rights Movement - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

In the early 1960s, the fundamental prize sought by the civil rights movement was something that African Americans had never known: full legal …

Black History

Woolworth's Lunch Counter - Separate Is Not Equal

Freedom Struggle<p>page 1 | <b>2</b> | 3<p><b>Sitting for Justice: Woolworth’s Lunch Counter</b><p>On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at a …

Smithsonian

The Civil Rights Movement: 1919

The Civil Rights Movement:<br>1919-1960s<p>Kenneth R. Janken<br>Professor, Department of African and Afro-American Studies and<br>Director of Experiential …

Claudette Colvin by Phillip M. Hoose

This book presents an account of fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin, an African American girl who refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a …

African-American News

Little Rock Nine

Desegregation of Schools<p>In its <i>Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka</i> decision, issued May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation of …

101st-airborne-division-enforcing-integr - Integration of Central High School Pictures - Civil Rights Movement

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A+E Networks

Civil Rights Movement Exclusive Videos Features

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A+E Networks

Civil Rights Movement

Jim Crow Laws<p>During Reconstruction, blacks took on leadership roles like never before. They held public office and sought legislative changes for …

Why is the world's biggest landfill in the Pacific Ocean?

In t­he broad expanse of the northern Pacific Ocean, there exists the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a slowly moving, clockwise spiral of currents …

10 Biggest Oil Spills in History

The Deepwater Horizon spill could easily pump 20 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. While this is almost double the amount spilled by the Exxon-Valdez, it's nowhere near the top 10 biggest spills of all time.

The Gross Way Water Pollution From Livestock Affects You - One Green Planet

Animal agriculture’s negative side effects are far reaching to say the least. However, let’s narrow our focus to the impact animal agriculture has on …

Pollution

Environmental Working Group

Environmental Working Group, Washington, District of Columbia. 680,897 likes · 12,466 talking about this. Our mission is to empower people to live …

WaterShed Action Home Page

Identify your watershed. Research community needs. Write a detailed plan for your project.<p>Browse descriptions of popular water pollution prevention …

Water

Reducing Water Pollution Would Generate Billions in Economic Activity

Cleaner water in the Chesapeake Bay could mean billions of dollars in economic growth for the region.<p>That’s the conclusion of a peer-reviewed …