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Hospital finds success saving 2 sea turtles – Keys News - KeysNews.com

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 05:07

Hospital finds success saving 2 sea turtles – Keys News
KeysNews.com
The Marathon Turtle Hospital has shown in the past month why it continues to be one of the leading facilities in the world when it comes to rehabilitating sick sea ...

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An island that was home to endangered monk seals and green sea turtles has disappeared - Lonely Planet Travel News

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 20:02

Lonely Planet Travel News

An island that was home to endangered monk seals and green sea turtles has disappeared
Lonely Planet Travel News
It was a habitat for endangered Hawaiian monk seals and threatened green sea turtles. The island formed part of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (a UNESCO World Heritage site that became the largest marine conservation area in the ...

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Public sea turtle release in Pass Christian - WXXV 25 - WXXV News 25

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 19:35

WXXV News 25

Public sea turtle release in Pass Christian - WXXV 25
WXXV News 25
Eight endangered juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtles will be released east of the Pass Christian Harbor and Yacht Club this Saturday, November 3, at 9:00 am.

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Rehabilitated sea turtles to be released this weekend - WLOX

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 18:14

WLOX

Rehabilitated sea turtles to be released this weekend
WLOX
The turtles were rescued by Institute for Marine Mammal Studies after being incidentally captured by recreational fishermen along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Kemp's ridley is the world's most endangered sea turtle so the nurturing them back to ...
Public sea turtle release in Pass ChristianWXXV News 25

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Turtle patrollers document 736 sea turtle nests in 2018 - Boca Beacon

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:56

Boca Beacon

Turtle patrollers document 736 sea turtle nests in 2018
Boca Beacon
Sea turtle nesting season has officially ended, and the Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association reported there were 736 nests, and 74,000 hatchlings left our shores this season. Breaking those numbers down further, there were 731 Caretta caretta (Loggerhead ...

Video: Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases sea turtles 'Ninja,' 'Valkyrie' - WFLA

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 21:49

WFLA

Video: Clearwater Marine Aquarium releases sea turtles 'Ninja,' 'Valkyrie'
WFLA
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) – Two recently rescued sea turtles are back home in the Bay on Thursday. Clearwater Marine Aquarium released “Valkyrie” and “Ninja” off Tarpon Springs. Valkyrie is a critically endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. He was ...

Sea Turtle Preservation Society: Keeping Brevard's Beaches Safe - SpaceCoast Living

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:49

SpaceCoast Living

Sea Turtle Preservation Society: Keeping Brevard's Beaches Safe
SpaceCoast Living
Sea turtle nesting season has officially begun, and from May to October, residents of Brevard County can get a firsthand look at one of nature's most fascinating journeys. As hatchlings emerge from their nests and follow the moonlight reflecting off ...
Green sea turtles are in need of protectionCGTN (press release)
Where's Bortie?The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

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Myanmar's sea turtles fight against the odds - The Nation

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 23:51

Myanmar's sea turtles fight against the odds
The Nation
THAMEEHLA ISLAND, Myanmar-Peril plagues the lives of Myanmar's baby turtles: if crabs don't get them before they scramble from beach to sea, then poachers or fishing trawlers might finish them off instead. Myanmar's waters boast five of the world's ...

Time to take urgent action to save our sea turtles - Sunshine Coast Daily

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:09

Sunshine Coast Daily

Time to take urgent action to save our sea turtles
Sunshine Coast Daily
As hard as it is, this could be one of our next faced problems. The hawksbill sea turtle is critically endangered, mainly because of us as we overfish, litter, poach and cause accidental catchings. As you are reading this, the species is decreasing ...

A “good” turtle season on Volusia/Flagler beaches - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:13

Daytona Beach News-Journal

A “good” turtle season on Volusia/Flagler beaches
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Turtle nest monitors are generally happy with the number of turtles that hatched along the beaches of Volusia and Flagler County this season. “It was a good season overall,” said Jennifer Winters, who oversees the habitat conservation plan along ...

Tracking Large Ocean Animals Could Change How We Manage Them - Forbes

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:00

Forbes

Tracking Large Ocean Animals Could Change How We Manage Them
Forbes
Many large marine animals journey several thousands of miles around the world's oceans to migrate, eat, and breed. For example, leatherback sea turtles travel up to 10,000 miles each year (roughly the distance between Los Angeles, USA and Cape Town, ...

Chromatography Looks at the Impact of Plastic Debris on Sea Turtles - Chromatography Today

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:20

Chromatography Looks at the Impact of Plastic Debris on Sea Turtles
Chromatography Today
A recent paper in the journal Environmental Science and Technology set out to find out what type of polymers and plastics Sea Turtles had ingesting. The team looked at samples of plastic taken from turtles captured as by-products of fishing in the ...

Myanmar's sea turtles fight against the odds - Economic Times

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 08:48

Myanmar's sea turtles fight against the odds
Economic Times
Survival game. Peril plagues the lives of Myanmar's baby turtles: if crabs don't get them before they scramble from beach to sea, then poachers or fishing trawlers might finish them off instead. 1/11. AFP ...

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Sea turtle nest in Delaware and places north pique interest - Delaware First Media

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 22:21

Delaware First Media

Sea turtle nest in Delaware and places north pique interest
Delaware First Media
A loggerhead sea turtle laid the first known nest in Delaware since 1973 at Fenwick Island back in July. Of 78 eggs, 49 successfully hatched. Suzanne Thurman, executive director of the Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute (MERR ...

Double Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Wednesday Morning - Florida Coast Magazine (press release) (blog)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 20:27

Florida Coast Magazine (press release) (blog)

Double Sea Turtle Release Off Juno Beach Wednesday Morning
Florida Coast Magazine (press release) (blog)
Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center. When*: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.; pre-release procedures begin at 10 a.m.. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach). What: LMC will release Providencia and Rosie ...

Sea turtle named in honour of FV Dianne crew released back into ocean by victims' families - The Cairns Post

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:03

The Cairns Post

Sea turtle named in honour of FV Dianne crew released back into ocean by victims' families
The Cairns Post
Dianne the green turtle is released off the Moore Reef pontoon by Jodie Bidner, vet Jo Sussex (obscured), Kay Bidner and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre co-founder Jennie Gilbert. PICTURE: BRENDAN RADKE. The turtle, which had survived a shark attack, ...
Boat tragedy relatives send messages of love out to sea | Gympie ...Gympie Times

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Endangered Sea Turtles Hitch a Ride on Private Planes - Robb Report

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:03

Endangered Sea Turtles Hitch a Ride on Private Planes
Robb Report
Private jet ridesharing is taking on a whole new meaning this winter as Turtles Fly Too begins another season. The organization rescues endangered sea turtles by flying them from the cold and deadly waters of New England to rehabilitation centers in ...

Sea Turtles Need Help From Pilots - AVweb

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 22:12

AVweb

Sea Turtles Need Help From Pilots
AVweb
“It's that time of year again,” Leslie Weinstein, president of Turtles Fly Too, told AVweb this week. As the season changes from summer to fall, sea turtles in the ocean off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, are being found on the beach, stunned by the cold ...

They shell rise again: Sea turtles make comeback in Mexico - Phys.Org

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 15:52

They shell rise again: Sea turtles make comeback in Mexico
Phys.Org
"We can see that this species of turtle is on the road to recuperation," said Angel Guillermo Gonzalez Padilla, coordinator of the Mexican environmental agency's protection efforts here, as he observed thousands of nesting olive ridleys on a stretch of ...

They shell rise again: Sea turtles make comeback in Mexico - The Bakersfield Californian

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:38

They shell rise again: Sea turtles make comeback in Mexico
The Bakersfield Californian
“We can see that this species of turtle is on the road to recuperation,” said Angel Guillermo Gonzalez Padilla, coordinator of the Mexican environmental agency's protection efforts here, as he observed thousands of nesting olive ridleys on a stretch of ...