Sea Turtle Rescued by Coast Guard Getting TLC at Mote Marine Lab

A sea turtle rescued by the Coast Guard Sunday, June 15, one mile off Longboat Pass is being treated for boat-strike injuries today, June 17, at Mote Marine Laboratory. This turtle’s story serves as a reminder to watch out for marine animals while boating and to report animals in distress.

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Florida Legislator Wowed by Mote’s Coral Research in the Keys

State Rep. Holly Merrill Raschein, R-Key Largo, visited Mote’s Tropical Research Laboratory on Summerland Key — and went diving in Mote’s coral restoration nursery — on Friday, June 6 to learn how Mote is studying and restoring coral reefs, especially focusing on Florida’s reefs.

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World Environment Day Finds Eco-savvy Hosts in Southwest Florida

The global celebration World Environment Day (WED) capped off its 2014 North American festivities in Sarasota County during a standing-room-only community forum on June 5 at Mote Marine Laboratory, where one message rang loud and clear: WED came to the right community.

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