All of the species of sea turtles that inhabit the oceans are threatened or endangered.
Pollution, poachers, predators and fishing gear can all be dangers. So can cold water.
Today, a story of how one sea turtle — Biscuits — escaped certain death in the cold waters of New England thanks to the New England Aquarium and the generosity of one airplane pilot.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Vicki Croke of WBUR explains.
This segment aired on March 31, 2014.