Topsail Turtles

submitted by: dehartclark
Topsail Island, North Carolina is a northern nesting beach of threatened Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Here the residents have helped protect the turtles that visit the island during the nesting season. Beach walkers watch for turtle nests, pick up trash and report injured turtles. The island commerce has decided not to import new sand like most beaches, so the composition of the sand for incubation of turtle eggs doesn't change. The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center...

Kelp, why we otter care

submitted by: natmelaschenko

Our video highlights University of British Columbia researchers investigating the productivity and biodiversity of kelp forests. We explore the interesting implications of the successful reintroduction of the sea otter and it's role in ecosystem architecture in the tidal zone.