Sea Turtle Nests

Baby loggerhead sea turtles emerge from a nest on the Florida Keys beach and are captured by an live streaming webcam, illuminated by infrared lighting on a Florida Keys beach Friday, July 25, 2014, near Big Pine Key, Fla. About 100 hatchlings crawled out of the nest and headed to the Atlantic Ocean. The webcam was a cooperative project between Save-a-Turtle and the Florida Keys tourism council  to  raise awareness of sea turtles and the need to protect them.  (Florida Keys News Bureau)

2014 Was A Good Year For Nesting Sea Turtles

2014 was a good year for turtle nesting across the Sunshine State. The number of loggerhead turtle nests remained high and the number of leatherback turtle nests reached a record.

10/11/2014

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Nesting Sea Turtles Face Challenges

Storm surges from Superstorm Sandy and Tropical Storm Debbie last year combine with seasonal high tides caused erosion on many of the state’s beaches.

03/26/2013

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Turtle Nests Are Irene Casualty On Fla. Beaches

While Florida was spared the brunt of Hurricane Irene, the state still had some casualties in the form of protected sea turtle nests.

CBS4–08/26/2011

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