Posted on · The hospital will help nurse stranded, ill and injured sea turtles back to health, including the critically endangered Kemp’s ridley, which lays eggs along the Texas coast.
Posted on · Federal officials this year ordered the laboratory not to capture sea turtle hatchlings for rearing and eventual release, departing from a practice underway for nearly 40 years.
Posted on · In Galveston, the NOAA Fisheries Service runs the only farm of its kind in the world: they raise sea turtles. The reptiles are cared for with one goal in mind: to protect the species amid commercial fishing. Sea turtles are older than the dinosaurs and currently endangered. Houston Matters Paige Phelps reports.
Posted on · Houston's City Council is considering changes to the City Charter. Term limits and how the Council's meetings operate are among the items being examined. The committee of Council members looking at Charter changes also has mulled over removing the city's revenue cap. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the process involved in seeking […]