Community Outreach

Our group is eager to communicate and to make our findings comprehensible and available to the broad community.  We have achieved this by giving press interviews for various media outlets, participating in community and school presentations, and writing educational articles and books.

Myrtle’s Battle Against Climate Change

Reef & Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns, Australia. ISBN 978-1-921359-42-2.

Dhyum the Dugong

Reef & Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns, Australia. ISBN 978-1-921359-86-6.

A Sea Turtle Lesson with Traina and Tjanna

Adelpha publishing and Design, Australia. ISBN 978-0-9808178-7-4.

August 2021
Florida State University News
Wave wash-over poses threat to endangered sea turtle nests and hatchlings
September 2020
Science Show
Sea Turtles Really DO Carry a (Microscopic) World on Their Backs
August 2020
AZO Cleantech
Climate Change and Coastal Development Will Affect US Sea Turtles
August 2020
National Parks Traveler
Loss Of Habitat Poses A Threat For Sea Turtles' Survival
August 2020
Florida State University News
Coastal development, changing climate threaten sea turtle nesting habitat
July 2020
Hakai
The Infinitesimal Life Aboard Sea Turtles
July 2020
Nautilus Ocean
There's a World Living on Every Loggerhead
July 2020
Lab News
The truth about turtles
June 2020
National Geographic
Sea turtles can carry more than 100,000 tiny animals on their shells
June 2020
Florida State University News
The world on their backs: Loggerhead sea turtles host diverse community of miniature organisms
June 2020
Science Daily
Loggerhead sea turtles host diverse community of miniature organisms
October 2019
Waterlust
Advocate apparel shell-ebrates the coolest marine reptile in the ocean, the green sea turtle
May 2019
Loggerhead Marinelife
2019 Glo Blue Awards
May 2018
Miami Herald
Florida sea turtles face a new threat from microplastics: hotter sand
May 2018
The Conversation
Profile
May 2018
The Conversation
Microplastics may heat marine turtle nests and produce more females
May 2018
Chicago Tribune
Microplastics may heat marine turtle nests and produce more females
May 2018
Fox13 Tampa Bay
Microplastics found in turtle nests, water, sand
May 2018
Phys.org
Study shows sea turtle nesting beaches threatened by microplastic pollution
May 2018
Science Daily
Sea turtle nesting beaches threatened by microplastic pollution
May 2018
Science Daily
Sea turtle nesting beaches threatened by microplastic pollution
February 2018
Florida State University News
Study shows sea turtle nesting beaches threatened by microplastic pollution
2016 - 2017
National Geographic
Mariana M. P. B. Fuentes Dr. marine conservation biologist, adventurer
February 2016
Fox News
Rising temperatures could be bad news for male loggerhead turtles
February 2016
Phys.org
Bachelor's paradise: Researcher finds female turtles outnumbering males
June 2016
FSU Video News
Loggerhead Sea turtle project at St George Island
June 2016
FSU Radio News
Pilot research at St George Island
November 2015
Outdoor Alabama
Reproductive output of loggerhead sea turtles in Alabama
September 2015
Land Rover USA
Exploring the Pacific Northwest
July 2015
Projeto Tamar
Pesquisa identifica praias com alta produção de machos de tartaruga-cabeçuda no Atlântico Sul
June 2015
Scientista
This marine biologist is saving sea turtles around the world
November 2014
Climate Vulture
Resilience of Marine Turtle Regional Management Units to Climate Change
January 2014
The Conversation
Sea turtles will feel the heat from climate change
February 2013
Northern Guardian
Climate is a turtle threat
February 2013
Herald Globe
Climate change, severe threat to marine turtles
February 2013
News Track India
Climate change, severe threat to marine turtles
February 2012
ABC Radio
Rising temperatures turns into females
August 2012
Independent Online
Meet Dhyum the Dugong
July 2012
Torres News
New book inspires children to protect dugongs
January 2012
ABC Radio
Female green turtles take over the ocean
December 2011
Courier Mail
Young stars of their field stand tall to spread the word
December 2011
Townsville Bulletin
JCU scientists honored at awards
October 2011
Australian Institute of Policy and Science
Conservation planning, Marine Biology, James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
September 2011
Courier Mail
Stars of the sea
April 2011
The Sydney Morning Herald
The turtle's tale: an epic struggle made harder by man
February 2011
Cairns Post
Scientists gain fresh insight to travel diaries of dugongs
October 2010
The Peterborough Examiner
Climate change a proven case
January 2010
The Courier Mail
Heat threatens turtles
May 2009
The Sydney Morning Herald
Male turtles feel the heat
August 2008
ABC Radio
Green turtles in Northern Australia
June 2008
Torres News
Satellite tracking shows turtles could travel as far as 2500km