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Watch: 100-year-old turtle gets new lease of life in Dubai - gulfnews.com

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:31

gulfnews.com

Watch: 100-year-old turtle gets new lease of life in Dubai
gulfnews.com
Fifty three rehabilitated turtles were released into the Arabian Gulf today. Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project was established in 2004. In the past 14 years, 1,653 turtles have been rehabilitated. The turtles recover at Burj Al Arab and sent to ...

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SeaWorld Helps Rescue Cold Stunned Sea Turtles - Spectrum News

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:08

KTRK-TV

SeaWorld Helps Rescue Cold Stunned Sea Turtles
Spectrum News
A cold stunned sea turtle is one that has become hypothermic due to frigid water temperatures. Sea turtles are reptiles and cannot regulate their body temperature. When the water temperature drops to around 50 degrees Fahrenheit and below, sea turtles ...
Group rescues cold-stunned sea turtles in GalvestonKTRK-TV

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Group rescues cold-stunned sea turtles in Galveston - KTRK-TV

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:47

KTRK-TV

Group rescues cold-stunned sea turtles in Galveston
KTRK-TV
Temperatures took a sudden drop in Texas this week, affecting not only people but animals as well. The "Turtle Island Restoration Network" shared to Facebook an image of the cold-stunned sea turtles they rescued from the Gulf of Mexico. The group is ...

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California Dungeness Crab Season Opens, Endangering Whales, Sea Turtles - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:17

California Dungeness Crab Season Opens, Endangering Whales, Sea Turtles
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— Thursday's opening of California's commercial Dungeness crab season is clouded by the outbreak of a powerful neurotoxin and continuing concerns about the fishery entangling endangered whales and sea turtles. The California ...

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How Did Sea Turtles Fare During the 2018 Nesting Season? - WGCU News

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 17:00

WGCU News

How Did Sea Turtles Fare During the 2018 Nesting Season?
WGCU News
Sea turtle nesting season runs from about May 1st, to about October 31st. During this time a number of different sea turtle species come ashore across southwest Florida's beaches to lay their eggs, before heading back out to sea. These days, throughout ...

How Did Sea Turtles Fare During the 2018 Nesting Season? - WJCT NEWS

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 16:57

WJCT NEWS

How Did Sea Turtles Fare During the 2018 Nesting Season?
WJCT NEWS
These days, throughout nesting season, there is a small army of dedicated volunteers from Turtle Time who walk the beaches, keeping an eye out for new nests, which will be clearly marked in order to keep people away from them until the eggs hatch.

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Sea Turtle Hospital News: Cold stun season underway in colder waters - The Topsail Advertiser

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 01:56

The Topsail Advertiser

Sea Turtle Hospital News: Cold stun season underway in colder waters
The Topsail Advertiser
It's easy to forget that this is November as the warm and sunny days along our coast just keep on coming. But the story is different up north, particularly in the Cape Cod and other Massachusetts areas where the weather and waters have turned a lot ...

Jen Arnold and Bill Klein Take a Vacation to Visit Their Family and Play With Sea Turtles - Us Weekly

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Us Weekly

Jen Arnold and Bill Klein Take a Vacation to Visit Their Family and Play With Sea Turtles
Us Weekly
Sea turtles are endangered, so you know, when you have a 5 and 7-year-old, you have to pull them back a little bit, so that they don't get too close,” Klein, 44, says in the clip. “It was cool to see and then, of course, the kids were just over the ...

Turtle weighing nearly 500 pounds rescued on Massachusetts beach - Eagle-Tribune

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:20

Eagle-Tribune

Turtle weighing nearly 500 pounds rescued on Massachusetts beach
Eagle-Tribune
Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Director Robert Prescott says the juvenile turtle weighed between 400 and 500 pounds. It took six volunteers to take it off the beach. Prescott said leatherbacks are the largest of all sea turtles, and can ...

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Crowds cheer double sea turtle release off Juno Beach - TCPalm

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:42

TCPalm

Crowds cheer double sea turtle release off Juno Beach
TCPalm
Loggerhead Marinelife Center released sea turtles - Providencia and Rosie - from its facility in Juno Beach at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 31. Crowds were on hand to witness and encourage the two turtles going back home to the Atlantic. Providencia. Providencia is ...

Beachgoers work together to rescue leatherback sea turtle that washed ashore on Eastham beach - MassLive.com

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:06

MassLive.com

Beachgoers work together to rescue leatherback sea turtle that washed ashore on Eastham beach
MassLive.com
In this Nov. 11, 2018 photo, provided by Mass Audubon, a juvenile Leatherback sea turtle lies on the sand at First Encounter Beach in Eastham, Mass. Workers from the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary rescued the sea turtle on Sunday, ...

Sea turtle found stranded on Eastham beach is struggling to survive - The Boston Globe

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:33

The Boston Globe

Sea turtle found stranded on Eastham beach is struggling to survive
The Boston Globe
The 320-pound sub-adult turtle was listed in serious condition even though it did not have any obvious external wounds and it appeared to be in decent shape when it was spotted on First Encounter Beach around 4 p.m., said Karen Dourdeville, a sea ...
Leatherback turtle rescued off Cape Cod beachBoston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Video: Leatherback turtle rescued on Eastham beachCape Cod Times

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Hawksbill turtle poaching to be fought with DNA technology - The Guardian

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:18

The Guardian

Hawksbill turtle poaching to be fought with DNA technology
The Guardian
Researchers will use DNA technology to try to stop the illegal poaching of hawsksbill turtles for use in tortoiseshell products. The population of the critically endangered species has declined by more than 75% in the Pacific Ocean in the past century ...

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher cares for injured sea turtles - Brunswick Beacon

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:15

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher cares for injured sea turtles
Brunswick Beacon
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is caring for five endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles. The sea turtles were injured in a recent cold-stunning event in New England. The aquarium's animal care team will provide the turtles with special diets ...

Superstars of STEM: The hero of the half-shell - Cosmos

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:04

Cosmos

Superstars of STEM: The hero of the half-shell
Cosmos
Home to the iconic green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), the Great Barrier Reef stretches close to the cities of Australia's eastern coastline. Chemical pollution from agriculture, industry, and urban centres passes through farms, cities and along ...

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Patrolling teams at beaches to protect sea turtles - The Peninsula Qatar

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:19

The Peninsula Qatar

Patrolling teams at beaches to protect sea turtles
The Peninsula Qatar
DOHA: The Ministry of Municipality and Environment represented by Wildlife and Protection Department deployed especial patrolling teams at beaches to protect sea turtles during nesting and hatching season. “The beaches with potential nesting of sea ...

Renowned scientist designs prosthetic flippers for injured sea turtles - KeysNews.com

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:58

Renowned scientist designs prosthetic flippers for injured sea turtles
KeysNews.com
One of the scientists who made the prosthetic tail that made Winter the Dolphin whole again is now helping two sea turtle amputees at the Key West Aquarium. Renowned prosthetist Kevin Carroll of the Hanger Clinic has designed and created prosthetic ...

Expert says Australia's flatback sea turtles facing extinction due to global warming - Xinhua

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 03:26

Expert says Australia's flatback sea turtles facing extinction due to global warming
Xinhua
CANBERRA, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Australia's flatback sea turtles could be wiped out by climate change within 15 years, a leading expert has warned. Mick Guinea, a lecturer in zoology at the Northern Territory's Charles Darwin University (CDU), on Monday ...

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Why does beach sand squeak? Destin museum unveils new beach exhibit - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 19:13

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Why does beach sand squeak? Destin museum unveils new beach exhibit
The Northwest Florida Daily News
DESTIN — Have you ever wondered why Gulf Coast sand is white and squeaks sometimes? Or what the inside of a sea turtle nest looks like? Thanks to a new exhibit at the Destin History and Fishing Museum, all those questions and more can be answered.

A Gulfport hospital is saving hundreds of endangered turtles - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 06:47

A Gulfport hospital is saving hundreds of endangered turtles
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Debra Moore, a veterinarian from Mississippi State University, has worked with IMMS for the last year in a five-year project funded by money from the BP oil spill settlement. The $6.5 million grant pays for work to help both stranded dolphins and turtles.

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