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Sea turtle nests are at a low this year in Beaufort County | Island ... - Island Packet (blog)

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 19:43

Island Packet (blog)

Sea turtle nests are at a low this year in Beaufort County | Island ...
Island Packet (blog)
South Carolina has over 600 sea turtle nests as of Thursday, June 7, and Beaufort County has over 100. But those nesting season numbers are less than half of ...
Sea turtles celebrated on Pensacola Beach | Gulf Breeze NewsGulf Breeze News

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Human cancer therapies successfully treat tumors in sea turtles - University of Florida

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 16:18

University of Florida

Human cancer therapies successfully treat tumors in sea turtles
University of Florida
Therapies used to fight human cancers successfully treat genetically similar tumors in sea turtles, a new study shows. In fact, study researchers say sea turtles can survive their own tumors and help us better understand human cancers. A disease called ...
Human Anticancer Drugs are Saving Sea Turtles Ravaged by CancerInverse

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Trail of crawl marks leads to finding Myrtle Beach's first sea turtle nest of 2018 - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:39

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Trail of crawl marks leads to finding Myrtle Beach's first sea turtle nest of 2018
Myrtle Beach Sun News
A trail of crawl marks on the sand was key in finding Myrtle Beach's first sea turtle nest of 2018. According to a Facebook post from the City of Myrtle Beach, a local beachgoer noticed the trail at 55th Avenue North on Saturday. "Giant sea turtles ...

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Common human med offers hope to cancer-stricken turtles | Cosmos - Cosmos

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:04

Cosmos

Common human med offers hope to cancer-stricken turtles | Cosmos
Cosmos
Genetic similarities between some human cancers and a catastrophic turtle form suggest an improved treatment strategy. Tanya Loos reports.
Cure for a common turtle cancer takes a lesson from human cancers ...Science Magazine

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143 eggs found in Myrtle Beach sea turtle nest - WRIC - 8News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:40

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143 eggs found in Myrtle Beach sea turtle nest - WRIC
8News
The first Myrtle Beach sea turtle nest of the season was found earlier this month near the north end of the city. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central ...
Sea turtles celebrated on Pensacola Beach | Gulf Breeze NewsGulf Breeze News

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Cure for a common turtle cancer takes a lesson from human cancers ... - Science Magazine

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:02

Science Magazine

Cure for a common turtle cancer takes a lesson from human cancers ...
Science Magazine
A one-two punch can knock out a common cancer in sea turtles. Just as some human cancers are best treated first by surgical removal of the tumor and then by ...
Common human med offers hope to cancer-stricken turtles | CosmosCosmos

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Sea turtle center hosting brick sale fundraiser - Brunswick News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:02

Sea turtle center hosting brick sale fundraiser
Brunswick News
People have a chance this summer to help the Georgia Sea Turtle Center's mission of rehabilitating sea turtles and preserving the ocean ecosystem. For this summer, the center is hosting a special commemorative brick sale for the Legacy Walkway in which ...

Seat turtle center hosting brick sale fundraiser - Brunswick News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:02

Seat turtle center hosting brick sale fundraiser
Brunswick News
People have a chance this summer to help the Georgia Sea Turtle Center's mission of rehabilitating sea turtles and preserving the ocean ecosystem. For this summer, the center is hosting a special commemorative brick sale for the Legacy Walkway in which ...

Patriotic sea turtle release held in Surf City - WCTI12.com

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:05

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Patriotic sea turtle release held in Surf City
WCTI12.com
A special sea turtle release ceremony was held Wednesday in Surf City as part of honoring those who died on D-Day. On the 74th anniversary of D-Day, two turtles were released. They were named in honor of a U.S. sailor and a British Royal Marine who ...

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Melbourne Beach event celebrates World Sea Turtle Day and Archie Carr park namesake - Florida Today

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:26

Florida Today

Melbourne Beach event celebrates World Sea Turtle Day and Archie Carr park namesake
Florida Today
On June 16, which happens to be World Sea Turtle Day, the Sea Turtle Preservation Society will celebrate the birthday of the Alabama Presbyterian pastor's son who shone the first light on the real possibility that sea turtles would become extinct if we ...
Shell Shocked: Even turtles want romanceIsland Reporter

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Volusia County's Marine Science Center releases 3 sea turtles ... - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 20:18

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Volusia County's Marine Science Center releases 3 sea turtles ...
Daytona Beach News-Journal
PONCE INLET — After a little more than a month of rehabilitation at the Marine Science Center turtle hospital, three juvenile green sea turtles made their way ...
Three juvenile green sea turtles return to the sea after rehabilitation ...Port Orange Observer

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Sea turtle release adds splash of history - StarNewsOnline.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 20:04

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Sea turtle release adds splash of history
StarNewsOnline.com
SURF CITY -- Hundreds gathered on Wednesday morning to watch 12 sea turtles released back into the ocean by the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. But this year's spring release on Topsail Island had an added patriotic and ...
Patriotic sea turtle release held in Surf City | WCTIWCTI12.com

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Sea turtle release in Surf City - StarNewsOnline.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:44

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Sea turtle release in Surf City
StarNewsOnline.com
Beth Howard along with other volunteers release Apollo, a loggerhead sea turtle, back into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful rehabilitation at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City along with 11 other sea ...

Sea turtle release in Surf City - Jacksonville Daily News

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:44

Jacksonville Daily News

Sea turtle release in Surf City
Jacksonville Daily News
Beth Howard along with other volunteers release Apollo, a loggerhead sea turtle, back into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful rehabilitation at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City along with 11 other sea ...

Three juvenile green sea turtles return to the sea after rehabilitation - Port Orange Observer

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:28

Port Orange Observer

Three juvenile green sea turtles return to the sea after rehabilitation
Port Orange Observer
"Goodbye turtles!" A little boy called out to the three sea turtles that were being carried out past the sandbar and back into the ocean as a crowd watched from the beach cheering and snapping photos. And unlike some of the other releases the Marine ...

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Stunned sea turtles return to the ocean - Carolinacoastonline

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:00

Carolinacoastonline

Stunned sea turtles return to the ocean
Carolinacoastonline
EMERALD ISLE — Excited crowds, volunteers and staff from the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores gave a big send-off Monday to seven rehabilitated sea turtles at the Eastern Ocean Regional Access in this island community. The six green and one Kemp's ...

Dredging, potential sand issue pose challenge to Oak Island's sea turtle protectors - State Port Pilot

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:57

Dredging, potential sand issue pose challenge to Oak Island's sea turtle protectors
State Port Pilot
Eleven of the more than 100 members are being paid by Weeks Marine Inc. to keep a vigil for sea turtles when sand disposal from dredging moves to Oak Island, expected in mid-July. It's a serious responsibility that goes well beyond the usual monitoring ...

Turtles released in honor of 74th anniversary of D-Day invasion - WITN

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:11

WITN

Turtles released in honor of 74th anniversary of D-Day invasion
WITN
SURF CITY, N.C. (WITN) - A dozen sea turtles were released back to their natural habitat this morning, commemorating the 74th anniversary of D-Day, when allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. The release happened at the ...

Sea turtle activists on Anna Maria Island preparing for busy storm season - Bay News 9

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:43

Bay News 9

Sea turtle activists on Anna Maria Island preparing for busy storm season
Bay News 9
Sea turtle activists have been scrambling to secure nests in Manatee County after days of rain and Subtropical storm Alberto left many eggs at risk--all while preparing for the busy storm season. "We get a lot of samplings from one mom spread around ...

Searching for turtles in a sea of grass - Phys.Org

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:57

Phys.Org

Searching for turtles in a sea of grass
Phys.Org
Today, we're searching for turtles. We're surveying two of the largest known ornate box turtle sites in Illinois with the goal of finding, measuring and marking as many as possible. With enough recaptures, we can calculate how likely it is for an ...