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The story of a sea turtle named OB1 - The News-Press

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:01

The News-Press

The story of a sea turtle named OB1
The News-Press
As the research vessel approached White Horse Key in the Ten Thousand Islands Thursday, a juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtle named OB1 started flapping its flippers on the deck. Wearing a recently attached satellite tag, OB1 seemed to know it would soon ...
OB1: Turtle tagged and releasedLehigh Acres News Star

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27 endangered sea turtles saved thanks to Audubon Nature Institute - WGNO

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 23:16

27 endangered sea turtles saved thanks to Audubon Nature Institute
WGNO
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - For these 27 survivors, it sure feels good being rescued. Eleven-hundred total sea turtles have been stranded along the New England coast due to a sudden drop in water temperature. “They're cold-blooded animals so they're ...

Thank You, Sea Shepherd: Operation Pacuare in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 20:36

The Costa Rica Star

Thank You, Sea Shepherd: Operation Pacuare in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in partnership with the Latin American Sea Turtles Association (LAST), recently concluded Operation Pacuare, our first sea turtle defense campaign in Costa Rica. The successful anti-poaching sea turtle campaign ...

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Critically endangered sea turtles rebound in Nicaragua - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 15:17

Critically endangered sea turtles rebound in Nicaragua
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Hawksbill sea turtles can be found in tropical waters worldwide, but not very easily. Their global population has fallen more than 80 percent in the past century, due to poaching for their eggs and their beautifully patterned shells as well as ...

How to save a sea turtle while on vacation - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 19:52

How to save a sea turtle while on vacation
The Globe and Mail
“There must be a metaphor here somewhere,” I say to my father as we watch a tire-sized olive ridley sea turtle haul itself back into the Pacific Ocean after laying scores of glistening eggs. Dad nods pensively – the symbolism must be all the more ...

Coast Guard transports 85 endangered sea turtles - wwlp.com

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 21:59

WJHG-TV

Coast Guard transports 85 endangered sea turtles
wwlp.com
With post-landing checks completed, the crew, consisting of five Coast Guardsmen from ASCC and two members of the New England Aquarium, departed the aircraft having just successfully completed a transfer of 85 endangered sea turtles from Cape Cod, ...
Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive in Panama City BeachWJHG-TV
Kemp's ridley turtles will be rehabilitatedWAPT Jackson
85 endangered turtles being rehabbed on Gulf CoastWPEC

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Coast Guard assists during rescue, transport of 85 endangered sea turtles - DVIDS (press release) (registration)

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 21:21

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Coast Guard assists during rescue, transport of 85 endangered sea turtles
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
Crewmembers of Air Station Cape Cod, unload endangered sea turtles from a Coast Guard HC-144A Ocean Sentry class airplane. The cold-stunned sea turtle rescued from Cape Cod, were transported by the Coast Guard to Gulfport, Mississippi, ...
Endangered turtles coming to GulfportJackson Clarion Ledger
Kemp's ridley turtles will be rehabilitatedWAPT Jackson
85 endangered turtles being rehabbed on Gulf CoastBradenton Herald

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85 cold-stunned sea turtles sent from Massachusetts to 3 Gulf Coast facilities ... - The Republic

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 16:59

WAPT Jackson

85 cold-stunned sea turtles sent from Massachusetts to 3 Gulf Coast facilities ...
The Republic
GULFPORT, Mississippi — Scores of endangered turtles have been brought from Massachusetts to the Gulf Coast to Gulfport to be rehabilitated and eventually released into the wild. Unusually cold weather has caused hundreds of cold-stunned young ...
Kemp's ridley turtles will be rehabilitatedWAPT Jackson
85 endangered turtles being rehabbed on Gulf CoastWSHM-TV

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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive in Panama City Beach - WJHG-TV

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:08

WJHG-TV

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive in Panama City Beach
WJHG-TV
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Twenty-three cold stunned Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles are warming up in Panama City Beach after being flown in from Massachusetts. The New England waters are too cold for the turtles, and therefore not suitable, so they were taken ...
Coast Guard assists during rescue, transport of 85 endangered sea turtlesDVIDS (press release) (registration)
85 cold-stunned sea turtles sent from Massachusetts to 3 Gulf Coast facilities ...The Republic
Kemp's ridley turtles will be rehabilitatedSunHerald.com
WWNO
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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive to Panama City Beach - WJHG-TV

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 05:21

WJHG-TV

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Arrive to Panama City Beach
WJHG-TV
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Twenty-three cold stunned Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles are warming up in Panama City Beach after being flown in from Massachusetts. The New England waters are too cold for the turtles, and therefore not suitable, so they were taken ...

Why are sea turtles washing up on beaches? - OCRegister

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 18:32

Barnstable Patriot

Why are sea turtles washing up on beaches?
OCRegister
A deluge of endangered sea turtles stranded on the beaches of Cape Cod Bay are stretching thin the resources of aquariums that can't handle the flood of young turtles washing up on shore. Volunteers searching for stranded sea turtles discovered some ...
Cold stunned turtlesSun Sentinel
Turtle powerBarnstable Patriot

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Houston Zoo treats cold-stunned sea turtles from New England - KVUE

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:05

KVUE

Houston Zoo treats cold-stunned sea turtles from New England
KVUE
HOUSTON – Dozens of Kemp's Ridley sea turtles left cold-stunned in New England are being treated at the Houston Zoo and in Galveston. Fifty of the endangered turtles were moved to the NOAA Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston when the waters off New ...

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After Steep Decline, Signs Of Hope For World's Sea Turtles - Huffington Post

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:27

After Steep Decline, Signs Of Hope For World's Sea Turtles
Huffington Post
Nearly all sea turtle species have been classified as endangered, with precipitous declines in many populations in recent decades. But new protections, particularly in the U.S. and Central America, are demonstrating that dramatic recovery for these ...

Houston Zoo treats cold-stunned sea turtles from New England - KHOU

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:57

KHOU

Houston Zoo treats cold-stunned sea turtles from New England
KHOU
HOUSTON – Dozens of Kemp's Ridley sea turtles left cold-stunned in New England are being treated at the Houston Zoo and in Galveston. Fifty of the endangered turtles were moved to the NOAA Sea Turtle Facility in Galveston when the waters off New ...

Ancient sea turtle fossils found - Herald Sun

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 06:20

Herald Sun

Ancient sea turtle fossils found
Herald Sun
Museum Victoria palaeontologist Dr Erich Fitzgerald said the fossils of bone and jaw were the only evidence of the evolution of ancient sea turtles in Australia, after the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Dr Fitzgerald said the fossils ...

WCS Documents a Major Comeback for Sea Turtles - Newswise (press release)

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 16:37

WCS Documents a Major Comeback for Sea Turtles
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — NEW YORK (December 11, 2014) – A WCS team in Nicaragua reported today a dramatic increase in nesting of critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles including the highest nest counts since a conservation project began there in 2000.

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WCS Documents a Major Comeback for Sea Turtles - Newswise (press release)

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:56

WCS Documents a Major Comeback for Sea Turtles
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — NEW YORK (December 11, 2014) – A WCS team in Nicaragua reported today a dramatic increase in nesting of critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles including the highest nest counts since a conservation project began there in 2000.

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Baltimore's Aquarium Helps Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles - CBS Local

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:26

CBS Local

Baltimore's Aquarium Helps Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles
CBS Local
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The sudden onset of cold weather may not be pleasant for most of us, but is potentially lethal for sea turtles. Alex Demetrick reports, it's hit hard this year, and brought a major rescue response from Aquariums including, Baltimore's.
National Aquarium helps cold-stunned sea turtlesBaltimore Sun

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National Aquarium helps cold-stunned sea turtles - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 04:56

National Aquarium helps cold-stunned sea turtles
Baltimore Sun
The sudden onset of cold weather may not be pleasant for most of us, but is potentially lethal for sea turtles. it's hit hard this year, and brought a major rescue response. The sudden onset of cold weather may not be pleasant for most of us, but is ...

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Rescued Sea Turtle Undergoes CT Scan in Woburn - Patch.com

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:26

Patch.com

Rescued Sea Turtle Undergoes CT Scan in Woburn
Patch.com
Photo: Turtle #382 was intubated and anesthetized in preparation for the CT scan last week at the Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital in Woburn. Members of the New England Aquarium Turtle Hospital medical team brought Sea Turtle # 382 last ...