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Chinese Government Luring 'Sea Turtles' Home To Launch Startups - Forbes

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Chinese Government Luring 'Sea Turtles' Home To Launch Startups
Forbes
Since 2013, when the Chinese central government launched new rhetoric encouraging innovation and would-be entrepreneurs, the country has been gripped by a startup craze that is now reaching across borders and oceans to lure back Chinese who went ...

Lights out for sea turtles - Pactrick Air Force Base

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:21

Pactrick Air Force Base

Lights out for sea turtles
Pactrick Air Force Base
5/2/2016 - PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Sea turtle nesting season is May 1 to Oct. 31, and the 45th Space Wing, mission partners, residents and visitors, are reminded to observe and help protect wildlife by extinguishing all nonessential light ...
Some of our favorite seasonal visitors are returning: sea turtlesSt. Augustine Record
Sea turtle nesting season starts in May on many Florida beachesWPBF West Palm Beach
Nesting Season for Sea Turtles Begins on Northwest Florida CoastLatin American Herald Tribune
ActionNewsJax.com -South Carolina ETV Radio -News965
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Some of our favorite seasonal visitors are returning: sea turtles - St. Augustine Record

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 03:40

St. Augustine Record

Some of our favorite seasonal visitors are returning: sea turtles
St. Augustine Record
Sea turtle nesting season officially began Sunday and will continue into October, with Florida hosting 90 percent of nests in the United States. Wes Moore, a volunteer for the Ponte Vedra Sea Turtle Patrol, said volunteers will patrol the shoreline on ...
Lights out for sea turtlesPactrick Air Force Base
Nesting Season for Sea Turtles Begins on Northwest Florida CoastLatin American Herald Tribune
Sea Turtle Nesting SeasonSouth Carolina ETV Radio
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Nesting Season for Sea Turtles Begins on Northwest Florida Coast - Latin American Herald Tribune

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:47

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Nesting Season for Sea Turtles Begins on Northwest Florida Coast
Latin American Herald Tribune
MIAMI – Nesting season for sea turtles begins on Sunday in northwest Florida, with environmentalists hopeful that the number of female turtles coming ashore to lay eggs will continue on the upward trend of recent years. Marine biologists are calling on ...
Sea turtle nesting season begins in Northeast FloridaActionNewsJax.com
Volunteers monitoring turtles, turtle nests during nesting seasonBay News 9
Turtle nesting season begins with high hopes for babiesMiami Herald

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Sea turtle nesting season begins in Northeast Florida - ActionNewsJax.com

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 19:09

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Sea turtle nesting season begins in Northeast Florida
ActionNewsJax.com
The month of May starts sea turtle nesting season on many Florida beaches. This impacts beachgoers at all of Jacksonville's beaches. Wildlife officials want to remind beachgoers to keep a safe distance from sea turtle nests. They want to educate others ...
Nesting Season for Sea Turtles Begins on Northwest Florida CoastLatin American Herald Tribune
Volunteers monitoring turtles, turtle nests during nesting seasonBay News 9
Turtle nesting season begins with high hopes for babiesDaytona Beach News-Journal

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Sea turtle nesting season starts Sunday on Volusia, Flagler beaches - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 20:50

Sea turtle nesting season starts Sunday on Volusia, Flagler beaches
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The turtle crawled up to the beach but returned to the ocean without digging a nest or laying any eggs. Sea turtle nesting season officially starts May 1, but turtles often begin nesting before the "official" date. Photo courtesy of Amber Stevenson ...

Why butterflies and sea turtles matter - Tallahassee.com

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 18:09

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Why butterflies and sea turtles matter
Tallahassee.com
Imagine a tapestry, each thread clinging to the next to weave a grand portrait. That's basically how ecosystems work. Each animal, plant, microbe — and human — depends on the others. Lose one and the tapestry begins to unravel. When that happens, it ...

VIDEO: Brevard Zoo Releases Two Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Off Melbourne Beach - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 17:28

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VIDEO: Brevard Zoo Releases Two Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Off Melbourne Beach
SpaceCoastDaily.com
Both turtles were covered in barnacles and suffered from debilitation. The teacher's class, from Sculptor Charter School in Titusville, had been following Herbert's recovery and created a banner and “get well” cards. They were present at the release.

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Sea turtles released back into the wild in Melbourne - WESH Orlando

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:49

WESH Orlando

Sea turtles released back into the wild in Melbourne
WESH Orlando
On Friday, the Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center released green sea turtles Chomp and Herbert. Chomp was admitted last July after being found on the beach at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge. Herbert was admitted in December after being ...

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season Gets Underway In Florida - CBS Local

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 14:58

CBS Local

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Gets Underway In Florida
CBS Local
It's sea turtle nesting season so if you are planning a trip to the beach, be careful where you step. Sea turtle nesting season begins in May and lasts through the end of October. It's a critical time when people can help keep sea turtles and ...
FWC announces start of sea turtle nesting season in FloridaWFTV Orlando
Sea turtle nesting season beginsToday Newspaper (press release)
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Holden Beach reminds residents to be mindful of nesting sea turtles - Home - WSFX

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:26

Holden Beach reminds residents to be mindful of nesting sea turtles
Home - WSFX
If you live or are renting at Holden Beach, it is important to remember to turn off your outside lights that face the beach and shied your inside lights from shining directly onto the beach by closing your blinds. Lights that are kept on will disturb ...

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Stranded sea turtle in rehab at Gulf World - WJHG-TV

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 18:15

WJHG-TV

Stranded sea turtle in rehab at Gulf World
WJHG-TV
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A loggerhead sea turtle was rescued in Walton County on Tuesday. Volunteers from the South Walton Sea Turtle Watch group rescued the stranded loggerhead sea turtle and brought her to Gulf World for ...
Florida's Sea Turtle Nesting Season Kicks Off SoonPatch.com

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Florida's Sea Turtle Nesting Season Kicks Off Soon - Patch.com

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:57

Patch.com

Florida's Sea Turtle Nesting Season Kicks Off Soon
Patch.com
Since sea turtles don't necessarily pay attention to dates on the calendar, the folks at Sarasota's Mote Marine Laboratory are asking beachgoers to be watchful for the critters since they may arrive a little sooner and some may take a bit longer than ...
Stranded sea turtle in rehab at Gulf WorldWJHG-TV

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These cute shoes can help save sea turtles - Manila Bulletin

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:06

These cute shoes can help save sea turtles
Manila Bulletin
Living in a tropical country, many of us are born ocean lovers and have a natural affinity for the wonders of the sea. When we hear of sea creatures driven to the brink of extinction, or how humans are polluting the ocean and destroying marine ...

Lemonade for sea turtles - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:47

Lemonade for sea turtles
Port St. Joe Star
Chloe Chalker had a mission. The 5 year-old, yes, 5 year-old, carries concern for sea turtles and wanted to do something to help. She hoped to adopt six sea turtle nest, that would be roughly 600 turtles, through the Indian Pass Sea Turtle Patrol. That ...

Fishermen charged for catching green sea turtles - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:49

Fishermen charged for catching green sea turtles
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
SAIPAN – Associate Judge Teresa Kim-Tenorio has found probable cause to charge three fishermen who were arrested for allegedly catching three green sea turtles in Saipan waters without authorization on Feb. 2. In yesterday's preliminary hearing, ...
Court finds probable cause in case of 3 fishermen charged with catching green sea turtlesMarianas Variety

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VIDEO: Leatherback Sea Turtles Begin To Come Ashore On Brevard's Beaches - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 15:48

SpaceCoastDaily.com

VIDEO: Leatherback Sea Turtles Begin To Come Ashore On Brevard's Beaches
SpaceCoastDaily.com
To prevent sea turtle hatchling disorientation, port tenants are reminded that all indoor and exterior lights that are not safety or security essential should be extinguished between approximately 9 p.m. (sunset) and 6 a.m. (sunrise) during the season ...

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Sea turtle migration starting sooner than normal, due in part to El Nino - KIONrightnow.com

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:48

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Sea turtle migration starting sooner than normal, due in part to El Nino
KIONrightnow.com
From storm surges to rainfall, the affects from this past winter have been felt all across the Central Coast. Now, sea turtles traveling across the Pacific Ocean will arrive at California's coast sooner than usual, due in part to warmer ocean waters ...

TURTLE WALKS: Find a guided turtle walk near you - TCPalm

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 13:36

TCPalm

TURTLE WALKS: Find a guided turtle walk near you
TCPalm
Each year in the dark of night during June and July, sea turtles lumber out of the ocean onto Treasure Coast beaches to nest. To witness one of the gentle giants dig her nest, lay her eggs and crawl slowly back to the sea is nothing less than ...

Sea turtles released back into wild in Key Biscayne - 7Online WSVN-TV

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:32

7Online WSVN-TV

Sea turtles released back into wild in Key Biscayne
7Online WSVN-TV
On Monday, seven loggerhead sea turtles and one green sea turtle were released from Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne. The sea turtles were found at several different locations and taken to Miami Seaquarium for treatment earlier this year.

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