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Turtles don't love Siesta sand like people do - YourObserver.com

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:29

YourObserver.com

Turtles don't love Siesta sand like people do
YourObserver.com
People come to Siesta Beach from all over the world to experience the powdery sand. It's made of quartz and stays cool to the touch despite the summer sun, and has helped the beach gain worldwide recognition. Sea turtles, on the other hand, seem to ...

Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting Season - Sarasota

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:18

Sarasota

Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting Season
Sarasota
It's nesting season for sea turtles in Southwest Florida from May 1 until Oct. 31. Keep in mind that Sarasota beaches are not only for our enjoyment; they're also prime nesting spots for endangered and threatened sea turtle species. Make sure you're ...
Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases 2 rehabilitated sea turtles back to wildWFLA
SC Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release - WSPAWSPA.com
Sea turtle nesting underwayBrunswick News
WCBD News 2 -Charleston City Paper
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Sea turtle public release at Isle of Palms Thursday, year's first nest laid - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:03

Charleston Post Courier

Sea turtle public release at Isle of Palms Thursday, year's first nest laid
Charleston Post Courier
A young loggerhead and a young Kemp's ridley sea turtle head back to the sea Thursday after being treated at the South Carolina Aquarium — the first releases this year that people can watch. The releases will take place at 2 p.m. on the beach at Isle ...
Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases 2 rehabilitated sea turtles back to wildWFLA
Eight Tips For Protecting Sea Turtles During Nesting SeasonSarasota
SC Aquarium holds first public sea turtle release of 2018 on ThursdayCharleston City Paper
WCBD News 2 -Valley morning Star -Brunswick News
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South Carolina Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release - WCBD News 2

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:44

WCBD News 2

South Carolina Aquarium announces first public sea turtle release
WCBD News 2
CHARLETON, S.C. (WCBD) - Today, the South Carolina Aquarium, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, announces that two sea turtles rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center will be released ...
SC Aquarium holds first public sea turtle release of 2018 tomorrow, May 10Charleston City Paper

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Waltham library offers under the sea adventure - Wicked Local

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 20:22

Wicked Local

Waltham library offers under the sea adventure
Wicked Local
Seaweed, ships, and sharks swimming at the library?! Dive into the Waltham Public Library's Under the Sea play space to experience the fishy fun! The Play, Imagine, Experience room, known as the PIE, opened on Saturday, March 24, to a crowd of 387 ...

Sea turtle season begins for Tulum - Riviera Maya News

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:22

Riviera Maya News

Sea turtle season begins for Tulum
Riviera Maya News
Tulum, Q.R. — Turtle nesting season has begun for Tulum with the discovery of a few nests, however, officials are concerned about the plastic that is washing up with the seaweed. The director of municipal ecology, Francisco Chan Chablé, explained that ...

Sea turtles like it local - Phys.Org

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:54

Phys.Org

Sea turtles like it local
Phys.Org
"Surprisingly, we showed that connectivity is largely reduced in these turtles because of the influence of dynamic ocean circulation during the migration and mating seasons, but not in other periods of the year," says researcher Professor Luciano ...

Georgia Sea Turtle Center rehabilitates and releases injured sea ... - District

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 14:55

District

Georgia Sea Turtle Center rehabilitates and releases injured sea ...
District
Written and photographed by Jordan Petteys. Serving as a rehabilitation sea hospital, educational center, research facility and more, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center located on Jekyll Island treats a number of sick and injured sea turtles with the ...
Flying Turtles Head Back to the Wild | General Aviation News ...Aviation International News

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Letter: Sea turtle migrations - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 03:46

Letter: Sea turtle migrations
Charleston Post Courier
Turtle migrations are so intricate and fragile. Your recent editorial reminded homeowners on the beaches to turn lights off and close curtains and blinds. The recent Hallmark Channel version ofThe Beach House” by Mary Alice Monroe depicted the ...

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:01

Brownsville Herald

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore
Brownsville Herald
At Padre Island National Seashore, 22 turtle nests were discovered on Monday inside the National Park Service boundaries. Two additional nests were found on San Jose Island, one on North Padre Island to the north of the national seashore and one found ...

Explore Florida's Palm Beach County: Center all about saving sea turtles - Orlando Sentinel

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:20

Orlando Sentinel

Explore Florida's Palm Beach County: Center all about saving sea turtles
Orlando Sentinel
One of the best ways to combine nature and a beach day is at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a sea turtle rehabilitation facility in Juno Beach. For more than 30 years, the center has been a working hospital that takes all species of sea turtles in need ...

Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf - WJHG-TV

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 03:06

WJHG-TV

Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf
WJHG-TV
Gulf World send another sea turtle home to the Gulf. Posted: Fri 10:02 PM, May 04, 2018 |. Updated: Sat 10:46 PM, May 05, 2018. CAPE SAN BLAS, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Gulf World has sent another sea turtle home to the Gulf. Friday, after months of treatment ...

Beach renourishment project could cause problems for sea turtle nesting - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 00:57

Beach renourishment project could cause problems for sea turtle nesting
WWAY NewsChannel 3
To protect the nests Oak Island is doing several things. “We requested that they relocate sea turtle nests outside of the material for this summer nesting season,” Matthews said. “They've agreed to do temperature monitoring along the dune that they've ...

The right lights for summer nights - YourObserver.com

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 20:34

YourObserver.com

The right lights for summer nights
YourObserver.com
Technology advances have made it easier than ever to protect sea turtles from lights that can disorient them, said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Biologist Tonya Long. “Now that LED technology is so widely available, there are more ...

Florida Sea Turtles Face A New Threat From Microplastics: Hotter ... - WGCU News

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:36

WGCU News

Florida Sea Turtles Face A New Threat From Microplastics: Hotter ...
WGCU News
With nesting season opening this week, Florida's sea turtles may face yet another threat from the plastic pollution choking the world's oceans. According to a new ...

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Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore - Monitor

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 04:41

Monitor

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore
Monitor
All the nesting females are critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles. A juvenile loggerhead turtle was rescued on North Padre Island and taken to the Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) in Port Aransas. Donna Shaver, chief of the Division of Sea ...

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore - Valley Morning Star - Valley morning Star

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 04:02

Valley morning Star

Home to nest: Sea turtles finally coming ashore - Valley Morning Star
Valley morning Star
The first big day of sea turtle nesting season on Texas beaches Monday resulted in 41 total nests confirmed from San Jose Island near Rockport south to Boca ...

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Rare 900 lb. leatherback sea turtle stops in the Lowcountry for some help - WSAV-TV

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 23:44

WSAV-TV

Rare 900 lb. leatherback sea turtle stops in the Lowcountry for some help
WSAV-TV
HUNTING ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) - A leatherback sea turtle traveled thousands of miles to Hunting Island State Park this weekend, but she wasn't stopping by under the best circumstances. The 900 lb. sea turtle was struggling to break free from a crab trap ...

Microplastic pollution threatens sea turtle nesting, FSU study shows - Tallahassee.com

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 21:24

Tallahassee.com

Microplastic pollution threatens sea turtle nesting, FSU study shows
Tallahassee.com
Plastic is famous for its unyielding durability, making it perfect for consumer products but a unique and persistent menace to the natural environment. For the loggerhead sea turtles that nest on the once-pristine beaches bounding the Gulf of Mexico ...