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Rare Turtle Sighting in La Union's Main Beach Gives a Glimmer of Hope - SPOT.ph

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 08:04

SPOT.ph

Rare Turtle Sighting in La Union's Main Beach Gives a Glimmer of Hope
SPOT.ph
So much so that even after tourists partied and trashed the beach over the weekend, a sea turtle was sighted laying its eggs along the spic-and-span Urbiztondo Beach for the first time in a long while. It's nesting season for these marine creatures ...

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Launch of ocean conservation event in Bali marred by 'heartbreaking' mass release of baby sea turtles - Eco-Business

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 06:55

Eco-Business

Launch of ocean conservation event in Bali marred by 'heartbreaking' mass release of baby sea turtles
Eco-Business
The mass release of baby turtles the day before the opening of an international marine conservation event in Bali has concerned environmentalists who say the hatchlings were not treated with due care. One thousand hatchling olive ridley sea turtles ...

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Launch of ocean conservation event marred by 'heartbreaking' mass release of baby sea turtles on Bali's Kuta Beach - Eco-Business

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 06:47

Eco-Business

Launch of ocean conservation event marred by 'heartbreaking' mass release of baby sea turtles on Bali's Kuta Beach
Eco-Business
The mass release of baby turtles the day before the opening of an international marine conservation event in Bali has concerned environmentalists who say the hatchlings were not treated with due care. One thousand hatchling olive ridley sea turtles ...

ECOVIEWS: Why do birds and turtles have eggs of different shapes? - Aiken Standard

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 01:43

Aiken Standard

ECOVIEWS: Why do birds and turtles have eggs of different shapes?
Aiken Standard
Why do sea turtles, softshell turtles and snappers lay round eggs whereas pond sliders and many other turtles have elliptical eggs shaped more like those of a chicken? This question came up recently in a discussion I had with another turtle biologist ...

Rare Sea Turtle Hatching in Fenwick Island - WBOC TV 16

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 22:02

WBOC TV 16

Rare Sea Turtle Hatching in Fenwick Island
WBOC TV 16
FENWICK ISLAND, Del.- For the first time in more than 40 years, endangered loggerhead sea turtles have hatched in Delaware. According to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, 48 baby sea turtles hatched over the ...

Rescued sea turtle to be released - Valley morning Star

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 15:54

Valley morning Star

Rescued sea turtle to be released
Valley morning Star
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — With almost every patient Sea Turtle Inc. staff help rehabilitate, there comes that bitter-sweet moment when they decide it's time to bid farewell and release them back to their ocean-home. Tomorrow afternoon, community members ...

Louisiana man cited for 20 pounds of endangered sea turtle meat in ... - The Advocate

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 14:38

The Advocate

Louisiana man cited for 20 pounds of endangered sea turtle meat in ...
The Advocate
A Louisiana man was found with 20 pounds of endangered sea turtle meat in his freezer and possessing two green sea turtles Tuesday, according to Louisiana ...
Louisiana man cited for possessing endangered sea turtlesThe Seattle Times
Golden Meadow man cited for possessing endangered sea turtlesNOLA.com

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Rare Delaware sea turtle nest has DNREC, marine biologists intrigued - The News Journal

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 14:00

Rare Delaware sea turtle nest has DNREC, marine biologists intrigued
The News Journal
For the first time since 1973, a loggerhead sea turtle has successfully hatched eggs on one of Delaware's beaches. It's so rare for sea turtles to nest in Delaware that marine biologists are on high alert. If this is an isolated incident, it might not ...

Louisiana man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles - The Seattle Times

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:37

The Advocate

Louisiana man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles
The Seattle Times
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been cited caught with endangered sea turtle meat in his freezer. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 61-year-old Lee H. Leger Jr. was cited Tuesday for possessing two green sea turtles.
Louisiana man cited for 20 pounds of endangered sea turtle meat in his freezerThe Advocate
Golden Meadow man cited for possessing endangered sea turtlesNOLA.com

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Louisiana Man Cited for Possessing Endangered Sea Turtles - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 10:57

Louisiana Man Cited for Possessing Endangered Sea Turtles
U.S. News & World Report
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been cited caught with endangered sea turtle meat in his freezer. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 61-year-old Lee H. Leger Jr. was cited Tuesday for possessing two green sea turtles.

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Louisiana man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles - Washington Post

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 10:54

Washington Post

Louisiana man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles
Washington Post
BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana man has been cited caught with endangered sea turtle meat in his freezer. The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 61-year-old Lee H. Leger Jr. was cited Tuesday for possessing two green sea turtles. The U.S ...

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Return of the olive ridley: Sea turtles make spectacular comeback in Mexico - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 10:03

Los Angeles Times

Return of the olive ridley: Sea turtles make spectacular comeback in Mexico
Los Angeles Times
“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 ...

Remote Hawaiian Island Nearly Vanished After Hurricane Walaka - NPR

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 22:53

NPR

Remote Hawaiian Island Nearly Vanished After Hurricane Walaka
NPR
"Without a doubt it was the most important nesting site for green sea turtles," Charles Littnan, a biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, told NPR. "It's a really powerful ...
The Last Wild Place: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands - Honolulu Civil BeatHonolulu Civil Beat
This Remote Hawaiian Island Just VanishedHonolulu Civil Beat
Hurricane Walaka practically wiped an island off the mapHawaii News Now
Pacific Islands Regional Office - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Golden Meadow man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles - NOLA.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:25

NOLA.com

Golden Meadow man cited for possessing endangered sea turtles
NOLA.com
Wildlife agents received a tip that Lee H. Leger Jr., 61, had two green sea turtles, a species listed as “threatened” in the Gulf of Mexico under the Endangered Species Act. Agents found 20 pounds of turtle meat in Leger's freezer. He admitted to ...

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Paso Pacifico Responds to Viral Turtle Poaching Video With Swift Action - Noozhawk

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 19:28

Noozhawk

Paso Pacifico Responds to Viral Turtle Poaching Video With Swift Action
Noozhawk
But a new threat has emerged as poachers have been seen wading into the water and carrying out nesting sea turtles in broad daylight. One poacher was captured on video carrying a helpless sea turtle over his shoulder during a busy weekend at a beach in ...

Turtle Hatchlings Called 'Extremely Rare Event' In Fenwick - The Dispatch

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:46

The Dispatch

Turtle Hatchlings Called 'Extremely Rare Event' In Fenwick
The Dispatch
FENWICK ISLAND – Forty-eight loggerhead sea turtles hatched from a nest at Fenwick Island State Park last month in what officials are calling an “extremely rare event” for Delaware. In September, images captured from a remote camera indicated that many ...

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Houston Zoo says no to plastic straws in ongoing quest to save sea life - CultureMap Houston

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:10

Houston Zoo says no to plastic straws in ongoing quest to save sea life
CultureMap Houston
While cleaning the beach, the young boy came across a small plastic juice bottle and immediately recognized sea turtle bite marks like the ones he'd seen during his zoo visit. This young conservationist was then able to share his story with family and ...

Sweet Pea returns to Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center after medical treatment - Pensacola News Journal

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 11:23

Pensacola News Journal

Sweet Pea returns to Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center after medical treatment
Pensacola News Journal
After nearly three months away from her pool at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, Sweet Pea returned on Wednesday — with a new diet. The female green sea turtle had been at Gulf World Marine Institute in Panama City Beach since July ...