Helping Sea Turtles Through an Oil Spill

Gulf Islands National Seashore


In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the summer of 2010, more than 700 sea turtle nests along the gulf coast are being carefully excavated and relocated across the Florida peninsula to be hatched and released in the Atlantic. Watch and listen as biologists at Gulf Islands National Seashore describe and demonstrate their participation in this massive environmental undertaking.