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Wildlife Nation  >  Episode 2

Join host Jeff Corwin on an adventure to the beaches of southern Florida to uncover the challenges facing sea turtles locally and around the world. Working with dedicated conservationists, Jeff releases baby turtles into the ocean, dives with sea turtle researchers during the night to collect critical data, and he helps a team of biologists care for sick and injured turtles that are ready to return to the ocean. Check out an exclusive clip below! 

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Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings, Amelia Island, Florida
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Kathryn Brooks

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Behind the Scenes

The Intrepid Sea Turtle

In our newest blog, our senior Florida representative reflects on her experience filming episode two and how it connects to work we do to protect the wildlife we all cherish!

Ending Preventable Sea Turtle Deaths 

Read more on how Defenders is fighting back against a rule that weakened plans to keep sea turtles from drowning in shrimp nets in the Gulf of Mexico and the southeaster Atlantic Ocean! 

Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release Means Hope for Sea Turtles 

Did you know that Florida is globally important for sea turtles? Check out our recent blog about why protecting this habitat is important and what you can do to help. 

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Loggerhead sea turtle
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NOAA

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