Podcast

Welcome to Sea Turtle Stories, a podcast where sea turtle experts from around the globe help us uncover the lives of sea turtles and the conservation practices associated with them. From the mysterious lost years of hatchlings and the overlooked ecology of male sea turtles to the workings of a sea turtle hatcheries and sea turtle bycatch management in fisheries – we have got it all covered.

Sea Turtle Stories – Episode 3

Looking at an egg and wondering when and if it ever hosted life is a curiosity most of us are familiar with. But what about sea turtle eggs? With each sea turtle nest containing anywhere between 60-120 eggs, not all of them hatch into baby sea turtles – some instead exhibit hatching failure. But why do these eggs remain unhatched, … Read More

Sea Turtle Stories - a podcast series from Olive Ridley Project on all things sea turtle. Cover photo.

Sea Turtle Stories – Episode 2

Did you know that sea turtles take about 20-30 years to reach sexual maturity and reproduce? “The turtles that you’re looking at on the beach this year may have hatched out of their eggs 35 years ago. So what happened 35 years ago is going to determine what kind of population you have now. And what you do now is … Read More

Sea Turtle Stories - a podcast series from Olive Ridley Project on all things sea turtle. Cover photo.

Sea Turtle Stories – Episode 1

The earliest ancestor of modern day sea turtles appeared about 120 million years ago. Interestingly, these species laid hard-shelled eggs, as opposed to the soft-shelled eggs that we see now. Then a big mass extinction event around 66 million years ago wiped out about 50 percent of plants and animals. But not these guys – sea turtles managed to survive! … Read More

Sea Turtle Stories - a podcast series from Olive Ridley Project on all things sea turtle. Cover photo.

Sea Turtle Stories – Trailer

Did you know that sea turtles have been around since the days of the dinosaurs? Sadly, they are now threatened with extinction. Welcome to Sea Turtle Stories, a podcast where sea turtle experts from around the globe help us uncover the lives of sea turtles and the conservation practices associated with them – from the mysterious lost years of hatchlings, … Read More