Ocean Hero: Archie Carr…

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“It is the sea that holds the great mysteries. There is still much to be learned in the land, to be sure, but it is the third dimension of the oceans that hides the answers to broad elemental problems…”

-Archie Carr, The Windward Road

Archie Carr was a zoology professor at the University of Florida and founded the Caribbean Conservation Corporation, now referred to as  the Sea Turtle Conservancy. He worked extensively with sea turtle conservation and aided in the establishment of the Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica, where turtle research and monitoring projects are conducted on various sea turtle species.