Deborah Smith This dry season, the cycle of life has continued as normal for the flatback sea turtles that nest on Bare Sand Island, a deserted patch of sand dunes off the coast west of Darwin.
About 600 turtles with pig-like snouts, believed to have been caught in the wild in Indonesia, have been returned home.
A Japanese man has pleaded guilty to smuggling 55 live turtles and tortoises into the United States by hiding them in snack-food boxes.
New research from the Earthwatch program Turtles in Trouble shows that 36 per cent of marine turtles are affected by marine rubbish, with soft plastic being the major villain.
A new population of endangered broad-shelled turtles has been found in billabongs in northern Victoria after record rains.
Four critically endangered baby loggerhead turtles have been returned to the ocean off the Gold Coast.
Bridie Smith CSIRO survey highlights the proliferation of debris.
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary has released a tagged turtle who swims with only three flippers, after 20 months of rehabilitation.
Andrew Darby The sand is untracked and the nearest road a few days' walk away, but the beaches of Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness are still being covered with rubbish.
Bridie Smith Researchers have established how female turtles can hold on to their eggs.
Marissa Calligeros A concerning rate of "mutant toads" with extra limbs and missing eyes are being found in the industrial Queensland city of Gladstone.
Tom Arup A proposal to explore for oil and gas next to the World Heritage protected Ningaloo Reef has been blocked under national environment law.
Suzanne Goldenberg, Washington A cache of newly uncovered documents from the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico - including gruesome photographs of a dead whale - are raising questions about the environmental cost of the...
Queensland Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders using cruel hunting methods will no longer be immune from prosecution.
Rachel Wells LORELLE Hunt says she would rather ''go homeless'' than see her beloved labrador retriever Rogue suffer.
David Wroe Ocean species that used to live off Sydney half a century ago now inhabit the Southern Ocean as climate change drives fish, plankton and microbes to colder waters, a scientific snapshot of marine...
Deborah Gough Greenpeace has launched a "slasher" games app that challenges players to kill as many fish and turtles as it claims canned fish company John West rejects and wastes in tuna fishing.
Ben Cubby IT'S the sharks, manta rays and critically endangered sea turtles that John West rejects that should eventually make it sustainable.
Julie Power EVEN as a kid taking a dip in a friend's swimming pool, Derek Spielman would think about how it would be much better if it was full of turtles.
Tim Barlass AT LEAST 10 per cent of John West's tuna catch is made up of other marine life, with a host of sea creatures killed because the company uses outdated and destructive fishing methods, Greenpeace will...