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Sea Turtle Rescue Un-Cut Footage (Bonus 2)

Work to free a sea turtle requires special care. Report all strandings to the Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network (STSSN).

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NOAA Divers Free Green Sea Turtle from Net in Hawaii

In October 2014, a team of 17 NOAA divers sailing aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette returned from a mission to remove marine debris from Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world. Divers encountered and rescued three sea turtles tangled in different nets. Note: NOAA removes 57 tons of marine debris from Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.