Sea Turtle
Webinars and Podcasts

The National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series provides educators, students, and the interested public with educational and scientific expertise, resources, and training to support ocean and climate literacy. Take a look at the sea turtle-curated webinars and recorded audio podcasts about sea turtle conservation in the sanctuary system.

A man with a headlamp on is sitting behind a very large sea turtle on a beach at night.

Bon Voyage Leatherback Turtles, until we meet again next year!

Leatherback turtles are a NOAA Species in the Spotlight and the Pacific population is critically endangered. Join us for a collaborative presentation to celebrate and learn about Pacific Leatherback sea turtles—one of the largest living reptiles in the world.

From Top to bottom: A woman in a blue shirt, sunglasses, hat, and a backpack smiling as she takes field notes on the several sea turtles laying on the beach behind her. A person in a blue shirt standing over a sea turtle on a beach measuring it.

Hawaiian Honu take on Climate Change: Signs of a Fragile Recovery

Residing in the most geographically isolated island chain on the planet, the Hawaiian green sea turtle (known as honu in the Hawaiian Islands) population has been monitored by NOAA Fisheries' Marine Turtle Biology and Assessment Program for the last 45 years. Approximately 96 percent of the population nests on the islets of Lalo (French Frigate Shoals) in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

From left to right: A woman with blonde hair in a green t-shirt smiling. A sea turtle swimming in turquoise water. A woman with blonde hair taking a photo of sea turtles on a beach in Hawaii with an informative sign on wildlife viewing guidelines.

24 Years of Maui Sea Turtle Conservation with Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund

Hannah Bernard is the executive director of the Hawai'i Wildlife Fund, a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect native wildlife, focusing on coastal and marine wildlife species in the Hawaiian Islands, including the hawksbill sea turtle (honuʻea) and the Hawaiian green sea turtle (honu). She will discuss the latest information on their work with the various sea turtle species found within the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.