- Leatherback nests increasing significantly in Florida, USA; trends assessed over 30 years using multilevel modelingKelly Stewart
Duke Center for Marine Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Marine Lab, 135 Duke Marine Lab Rd, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516, USA
Ecol Appl 21:263-73. 2011..However, nesting is increasing even where beach protection has not been enhanced. Climate variability and associated marine food web dynamics, which could enhance productivity and reduce predators, may be driving this trend...
- Monitoring persistent organic pollutants in leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) confirms maternal transferKelly R Stewart
Duke University Center for Marine Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Marine Laboratory, 135 Duke Marine Lab Road, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
Mar Pollut Bull 62:1396-409. 2011..Concentrations were lower than those shown to have acute toxic effects in other aquatic reptiles, but may have sub-lethal effects on hatchling body condition and health...