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Robert Johnson has varied field experiences in The Bahamas and Georgia

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

ACCSTR PhD graduate student Robert Johnson has returned from several weeks of field work. Robert first spent two weeks in The Bahamas working with juvenile green turtles with Stevie Connett… Read More

Temma Kaufman graduates Summa Cum Laude

Published: Aug 28th, 2014

Temma, an undergraduate who volunteered in our laboratory for the last 3 years completed her Honor’s Thesis on sea turtle stable isotope discrimination between females and their eggs in April. … Read More

Karen Bjorndal presents talk at Whitney Laboratory

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

Karen presented a talk entitled “Roles of sea turtles in marine ecosystems” to a standing-room-only crowd on 13 March.  Karen’s presentation was in the Evenings at Whitney series at the Whitney Laboratory… Read More

Blair Witherington joins the ACCSTR faculty

Published: Mar 10th, 2014

Through collaboration with Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK), we have developed a Senior Sea Turtle Conservation Biologist position for the ACCSTR that is funded for at least 5 years through a… Read More

Kate Mansfield presents seminar at ACCSTR

Published: Mar 1st, 2014

Kate visited the ACCSTR on Friday, 28 February and presented a stimulating seminar titled “Tracking the sea turtle lost years.”  We had very exciting meetings with Kate discussing oceanic stage turtles.

Melania and Patricia complete their PhDs

Published: Dec 4th, 2013

Melania Lopez-Castro and Patricia Zarate successfully defended their dissertations in November and will receive their PhDs during the commencement ceremony on December 13th.  Congratulations to both for their excellence!

Alan and Karen just returned from the Azores

Published: Oct 25th, 2013

Alan and Karen just returned from two weeks in the Azores where they attended a workshop on “Sharing experience on marine turtle between Overseas European Territories” with colleagues from the… Read More

ACCSTR partners with BNT, FIRE, and STC to lead Sea Turtle Research Camp

Published: Jul 9th, 2013

ACCSTR graduate student Joe Pfaller helped lead a Sea Turtle Research Camp on the island of New Providence in The Bahamas 1-5 July.  Joe taught Bahamian students about sea turtles… Read More

TAMAR visits ACCSTR to plan research initiatives

Published: Jul 9th, 2013

Neca Marcovaldi, Gustave Lopez, and Alex Santos from Projeto TAMAR ( Brazil) participated in a 4 day mini-workshop (14-17 June) in Gainesville with ACCSTR members to plan collaborative research initiatives.… Read More

World Sea Turtle Day

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

ACCSTR graduate students Mariela Pajuelo and Melania López will participate in the celebration of World Sea Turtle Day on Saturday, June 15th at the Florida Museum of Natural History from 12… Read More