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The race to rescue New England's freezing sea turtles - Axios

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:05

Axios

The race to rescue New England's freezing sea turtles
Axios
Hundreds of young, hypothermic, near-death turtles wash up on the shores of Cape Cod every year. But when Bob Prescott first found a Kemp's ridley turtle on a frigid Massachusetts beach in 1974, he thought it was an anomaly. The number of stranded ...

A gallery to the love of sea turtles in the wild - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:39

Port St. Joe Star

A gallery to the love of sea turtles in the wild
Port St. Joe Star
The events of January as they pertained to the health of the local sea turtle population, as we have said, was might impressive. The number of volunteers who came out in the freezing cold to rescue cold-stunned turtles and the only slightly-warmer days ...

Theft of sea-turtle eggs sends two Riviera men to prison - MyPalmBeachPost

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 21:40

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Theft of sea-turtle eggs sends two Riviera men to prison
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Two Riviera Beach men have been sentenced to seven months apiece in federal prison for stealing more...

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Riviera Beach men sent to prison for stealing sea turtle eggs on St. Lucie County beaches - TCPalm

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 19:23

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Riviera Beach men sent to prison for stealing sea turtle eggs on St. Lucie County beaches
TCPalm
Two Riviera Beach men were sentenced to several months in prison after they were convicted of stealing more than 650 sea turtle eggs on St. Lucie County beaches, according to a statement from the Department of Justice. Carl Lawrence Cobb, 60, and ...

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Riviera Beach men sent to prison for stealing sea turtle eggs - TCPalm

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 19:23

TCPalm

Riviera Beach men sent to prison for stealing sea turtle eggs
TCPalm
Carl Lawrence Cobb, 60, and Raymond Saunders, 50, were found guilty of transporting sea turtle eggs for the purpose of sale.

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When temperatures dip, sea turtles face danger - Viera Voice

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 15:20

Viera Voice

When temperatures dip, sea turtles face danger
Viera Voice
Sea turtles and other wildlife, like manatees, must adapt to cooler-than-normal temperatures in the air and in the water not just to stay comfortable — but to survive. Kendra Cope is an environmental specialist and sea turtle expert with Indian River ...

This Hospital Is Devoted to Saving Sea Turtles - National Geographic

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 23:57

National Geographic

This Hospital Is Devoted to Saving Sea Turtles
National Geographic
In past years, more than half of the green sea turtles admitted had large tumors caused by a disease scientists have linked to pollution. Sea Turtles Get Life-Saving Surgery at Florida Hospital. By Sarah Gibbens. PUBLISHED January 30, 2018. At the ...

Endangered Sea Turtles' Bones Reveal Surprises For Scientists, Guide Conservation Efforts - International Business Times

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 22:02

International Business Times

Endangered Sea Turtles' Bones Reveal Surprises For Scientists, Guide Conservation Efforts
International Business Times
Bones from green sea turtles hold clues about how conservationists can prevent the endangered marine animals from spiraling into extinction. A team of scientists uncovered new information about green sea turtles in the eastern Pacific, which spend ...

Stranded sea turtle found over the weekend dies | KCBY - KCBY.com 11

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:41

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Stranded sea turtle found over the weekend dies | KCBY
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NEWPORT, Oregon – A cold-stunned female olive ridley sea turtle that arrived at the Oregon Coast Aquarium this weekend has passed away.Andrew Pittard found the turtle stranded on Sunset Beach near Fort Stevens State Park on Saturday morning while ...

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99 Percent of Great Barrier Reef Green Sea Turtles Are Hatching ... - HowStuffWorks

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 19:21

99 Percent of Great Barrier Reef Green Sea Turtles Are Hatching ...
HowStuffWorks
Why is there such an alarming imbalance in the male-to-female ratio? HowStuffWorks looks at the role climate change plays.

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As nesting beaches warm, sea turtle populations are turning female–how scientists found out - Mongabay.com

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:45

As nesting beaches warm, sea turtle populations are turning female–how scientists found out
Mongabay.com
Is Australia's Great Barrier Reef losing its male sea turtles? A new study has found that green sea turtle hatchlings in one of the world's largest colonies are increasingly female, and this trend has been ongoing for decades, with warming global ...

How 2 Cincinnati kids are using metal straws to help sea turtles - WLWT Cincinnati

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 17:54

WLWT Cincinnati

How 2 Cincinnati kids are using metal straws to help sea turtles
WLWT Cincinnati
Inspired by a video of a sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck in its nose, two local kids have raised $4,000 for the animals. Gracie Greber and Connor Connolly, ages 12 and 9, sold 400 metal straws to raise awareness about trash's impact on sea ...

Cape Verde reports record nesting figures for loggerhead sea turtles in 2017 - eTurboNews

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 16:05

eTurboNews

Cape Verde reports record nesting figures for loggerhead sea turtles in 2017
eTurboNews
Projeto Biodiversidade and BIOS CV, two Cape Verdean environmental conservation organisations, have contributed, with the support of RIU Hotels & Resorts, to the increased number of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nests, a significant recovery ...

Saving cold-stunned turtles on First Coast - First Coast News

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 13:39

First Coast News

Saving cold-stunned turtles on First Coast
First Coast News
Saving cold-stunned turtles on First Coast. Cold-stunned turtles are on the mend thanks to efforts at a Marineland facility. Daniel Palmer has been working with Green Sea Turtles in particular for about 30 years and this winter is one of the worst he ...

Warming threat to sea turtles in WA's north - PerthNow

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 04:05

PerthNow

Warming threat to sea turtles in WA's north
PerthNow
SEA turtles in the north of the State face extinction if Pilbara beaches continue to heat up as a result of carbon pollution, the WA Conservation Council claims. A study of green turtles off the Great Barrier Reef made the shock discovery that female ...

Endangered Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Airlifted to SeaWorld San Diego ... - NBC Southern California

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 05:08

NBC Southern California

Endangered Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Airlifted to SeaWorld San Diego ...
NBC Southern California
An olive ridley sea turtle was airlifted to SeaWorld San Diego on Friday to continue rehabilitation after her rescue last October.

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Warmer weather is turning turtles on this South Florida beach female - Fairfield Daily Republic

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 22:40

Warmer weather is turning turtles on this South Florida beach female
Fairfield Daily Republic
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Thanks to warmer temperatures, nearly all of the baby sea turtles hatching on a South Florida beach are turning out female. The dominance of the female reptiles on Boca Raton's beaches appears to be the result of global warming ...

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king5.com | Rescued sea turtle at Seattle Aquarium arrives in San ... - KING5.com

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 20:04

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king5.com | Rescued sea turtle at Seattle Aquarium arrives in San ...
KING5.com
"Coral," an olive ridley sea turtle found on an Oregon beach last October, arrived in San Diego for the next phase of her rehab at SeaWorld. Author: KING. Published: 12:09 PM PST January 27, 2018. It's a new start for "Coral," a rescued olive ridley ...

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FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather - KeysNews.com

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 06:41

FWC monitoring sea turtles, manatees during cold weather
KeysNews.com
FWC photo by Bekah Nelson While holding more than one turtle at a time is not preferred, these individuals are specially trained to safely move as many sea turtles to safety as quickly as possible. As Florida's residents and visitors manage the current ...