Green Turtle and Seagrass (image) University of Exeter Caption Marine Protected Areas are helping protect green turtles, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter. Credit Peter Richardson, MCS. Usage Restrictions One use only - to accompany this story. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.