Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin

United States


Published on Mar 23, 2015

One year later - so much gratitude!

As a new season of leatherback research kicks off, we wanted to take time to say thank you once again for your generous donations to Project Leatherback via last year.Thanks to your ...

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Published on Mar 28, 2014

Beach Update

Leatherback season is really getting underway right now. We have encountered a total of six leatherbacks so far. We typically have around 100 -300 encounters a year depending on the...

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Published on Mar 16, 2014

First leatherback!

What an amazing night! In the exact hour that the fundraising effort came to a close, we were lucky enough to see a leatherback turtle crawl out of the water right in front of us! Ch...

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Published on Mar 06, 2014

Thank you!

We reached our goal! We are unbelievably appreciative and overwhelmed that we've already reached our initial goal of $6,750 with 8 days left! Thank you so much to each and every one...

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Published on Feb 21, 2014

This is why we do this

We have learned incredible amounts about leatherback turtles in the last 13 years. This previously poorly understood population has increased dramatically in the last decade and we hope to use our ...

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Published on Feb 19, 2014

Big girls

Everyone seems to like our cover image - we thought we would give you all a better idea of what is going on in the picture and what happens when we come across a leatherback. We survey 18 km of bea...

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Good question. Our long-term mark-recapture project is focused on leatherbacks. However, we do have several other projects with multiple collaborators that study loggerhead and green sea turtles.