Yoshi's journey route from Africa to Australia

Marine turtle rehabilitation and technology are starting to unlock the secrets of turtle life stages that previously just disappeared into the deep blue.

Flatback head close up

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the North West Shelf Flatback Turtle Conservation Program for a Senior Environmental Officer in Knowledge Exchange. Applications are open now through the WA government jobs board.

Sierra Ison

To recognise the International Day for Women and Girls in Science we would like to introduce you to a North West Shelf Flatbacks PhD student, Sierra Ison who was recently selected for a Green Talent Award.

Juvenile loggerhead turtle ready for release

In late March 2019, 21 young turtles were brought to DBCA. They were measured, weighed and flipper-tagged before flying to Exmouth for release.

Start of monitoring flatback on the beach

With turtle nesting season underway in the Pilbara the DBCA turtle teams have descended on Thevenard and Delambre Islands to monitor this year's action.

Turtle being photographed by Beastcam

Three-dimensional images of flatback turtles taken on Thevenard Island are now being used to help researchers better understand the species.

Scientist attaching suction camera to flatback

Flatback turtle daily diaries to give new insight into turtle foraging behaviours.