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Saving Jamaica Bay’s Diamondback Terrapins

Russell Burke
mongabay.com

Professor of Biology Russell Burke is featured in this story on mongabay.com about the declining native population of turtles in New York City’s coastal waters and how their loss could have severe consequences for the struggling Jamaica Bay.

Dr. Burke has been researching turtle behavior at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge with his students for more than a decade.

About the author

Ginny Greenberg

Ginny Greenberg is director of public relations and an alumna of Hofstra University.

Email her at prpgse@hofstra.edu .

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