In the UAE, sea turtles in distress are getting a helping hand

A girl carries a sea turtle to be released on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. As sea turtles around the world become more vulnerable due to climate change, the UAE is working to protect the creatures.  (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The baby sea turtle flapped its flippers as it was lowered into the ocean, only to be driven ashore by the strong tide. She tried again, and she did it this time, swimming fast and deep in the waters of the Persian Gulf that lap a series of beachside … Read more

“Unprecedented” numbers of dead and sick sea lions wash up on famous California beaches

A seal on a beach in California.

A sea lion on a beach near the Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro, California. Photo: Los Angeles Unified School District Hundreds of sea lions and dolphins are washing up dead or sick on California beaches from an offshore toxic algae bloom, officials warn. Drive the news: The Marine Mammal Care Center, which serves … Read more