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Meeting the giants – measuring up to a nesting leatherback

by Deasy Lontoh, Vertebrate Ecology Lab In July 2009, I went to see the leatherback turtles in Papua. After a five-hour flight from Jakarta to Sorong, West Papua, and a six-hour boat ride east, I finally arrived at Jamursba Medi … Continue reading

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Turtle Power: Paddling 12,000 miles across the Pacific

by Deasy Lontoh, Vertebrate Ecology Lab It usually takes me 17 to 20 hours to fly from San Francisco to Jakarta, Indonesia, which covers about 9,000 miles of distance. Most of my family members live in Indonesia and I come … Continue reading

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Balloons are no party for marine wildlife

by Danielle Frechette, Vertebrate Ecology Lab Hi, my name is Danielle. I am a graduate student in the Vertebrate Ecology lab, and I need your help with a problem we are having in our ocean right here off the coast … Continue reading

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