Gloria Dickie

By Gloria Dickie, Turtle Island Restoration Network Intern With 13 major islands and over 100 rocky islets, the Galapagos Islands are a dream destination for many adventurous travelers, but their popularity isn’t limited to the scuba diving crowd. A new study co-authored by Turtle Island’s Conservation Science Director Alex Hearn reveals the Galapagos Islands are...

A dead two-headed dolphin that washed ashore in Turkey earlier this week has made waves across the Internet.  Is a two-headed dolphin really being examined in Turkey? http://t.co/kSWNQrorTF pic.twitter.com/mctAHzLIt7 — The Independent (@Independent) August 13, 2014 The unusual marine mammal, discovered by a tourist in the city of Izmir (map), is only the fifth known case of conjoined twins...

It’s the ultimate deep freeze: Wood frogs in Alaska have set a record for cold endurance, staying as frozen as your microwave dinner for nearly seven months, a new study says. Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks discovered that the amphibians survived all those months being chilled to an average temperature of 6°F (-14.6°C), including temperatures as low as...

Seals swim in a cold blue abyss. White paws paddle through the icy water, giving chase. Finally, morsels of frozen, skinned seal float into view as the hunter gnaws down on her meal.  It’s the first glimpse of life on Arctic sea ice through the eyes of a polar bear. Footage released earlier this month...