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NATURE | Kilauea: Mountain of Fire | Sea Turtles | PBS

See the full episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/1133372360Kilauea's lava flows have created a fertile feeding ground for turtles just offshore. Green sea turtles are drawn here by bountiful seaweed and the black sand beaches that are a favorite basking ground. Hunting and egg harvesting nearly brought the turtles to the brink, but marine biologist George Balazs runs a conservation program that has been tagging turtles since 1978."Kilauea: Mountain of Fire" aired on PBS Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 8 p.m. as part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/kilauea-mountain-of-fire/introduction/4718/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbs&utm_campaign=kilauea
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