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Mariela Pajuelo’s paper published in Ecosphere

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Mariela and colleagues published a paper (http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00220.1) in the recent issue of Ecosphere, the open-access journal of the Ecological Society of America (Ecosphere 3(10):89.).  Title:  Assignment of nesting loggerhead turtles… Read More

Karen Bjorndal meets with CEI and BNT

Published: Sep 21st, 2012

Karen met with the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) Council in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, The Bahamas, to discuss issues pertaining to the parks and protected areas of The Bahamas. Prior to… Read More

Karen Bjorndal and Alan Bolten visit TAMAR

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Karen and Alan visited Bahia, Brazil, in June and celebrated World Turtle Day on Archie Carr’s birthday on the 16th with their colleagues at TAMAR.

Ray Carthy serves as president of ISTS

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Ray is hard at work organizing the International Sea Turtle Symposium (ISTS) to be held in Baltimore in February.  Over 1000 sea turtle biologists and conservationists are expected to attend.

Hannah Vander Zander receives her PhD

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Hannah successfully defended her PhD dissertation in July (Interpreting sea turtle trophic ecology through stable isotope analysis).  Hannah will be starting a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the ACCSTR when she returns… Read More

Natalie Williams receives her MS

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Natalie successfully defended her MS thesis in July (Diet characterization in immature, neritic green turtles, Chelonia mydas, using gut contents and stable isotope analyses).

Luciano Soares off to Brazil

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Luciano will have his PhD qualifying exam in early September and then travel to Praia do Forte, Bahia, Brazil, to begin to collect field data for his dissertation:  Sea turtle… Read More

Karen Bjorndal presented a paper at CNS

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Karen presented the following paper at the Comparative Nutrition Society meetings in Asilomar, California in July:  Nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes – where you eat is as important as what… Read More

Development Board established

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

The ACCSTR has appointed a Development Board to help develop a fundraising strategy and implementation program to endow the Center.  The first meeting of the Board will be on 2… Read More

Joe Pfaller at Wassaw Island, Georgia

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

Joe is spending the summer at Wassaw Island, Georgia, where he serves as Research Director for the Caretta Research Project. This is a long-term field study which began in 1973.… Read More