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Turtle watch closes in on record-breaking season - The Anna Maria Islander

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The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Turtle watch closes in on record-breaking season
The Anna Maria Islander
During sea turtle nesting-hatching season, May 1-Oct. 31, sea turtles — mostly loggerheads on Anna Maria Island — return to the beach of their origin to lay their eggs. Following a six- to eight-week incubation period, tiny hatchlings emerge from ...
Turtle season one for record booksThe Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

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Oak Island gets more than $8M for sea turtle habitat restoration ... - WWAY NewsChannel 3

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WWAY NewsChannel 3

Oak Island gets more than $8M for sea turtle habitat restoration ...
WWAY NewsChannel 3
OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — Millions of dollars from FEMA, all to help restore a plan in Oak Island from 15 years ago, that will also help parts of the beach ...

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Hurricane Irma destroys record number of turtle nests on Central Florida coast - Orlando Sentinel

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:02

Orlando Sentinel

Hurricane Irma destroys record number of turtle nests on Central Florida coast
Orlando Sentinel
Beaches along south Brevard County are a world-class refuge for sea turtles that had a record number of nests just as Hurricane Irma mauled Florida last month. About half of nearly 16,000 green turtle nests were obliterated in a “devastating” blow to ...

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Odisha gears up for nesting season of Olive Ridley turtles - Times of ... - Times of India

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 05:36

Times of India

Odisha gears up for nesting season of Olive Ridley turtles - Times of ...
Times of India
The preparations for safe nesting of the rare marine species have been reviewed by the government officials and the departments of forest, fisheries & animal ...

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Maritime Aquarium Welcomes First Baby Loggerhead To New Sea ... - Norwalk Daily Voice

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 09:30

Norwalk Daily Voice

Maritime Aquarium Welcomes First Baby Loggerhead To New Sea ...
Norwalk Daily Voice
NORWALK, Conn. – Visitors can follow a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle through its first year of life at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The aquarium is ...
Sea Turtle Nursery exhibit opens at Maritime AquariumThehour.com

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'Spy Eggs' Track Illegal Sea Turtle Egg Trade - PBS (blog)

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 22:07

PBS (blog)

'Spy Eggs' Track Illegal Sea Turtle Egg Trade
PBS (blog)
For the past year and a half, she's been using the printer to build devices designed to track poachers who steal sea turtle eggs. Williams-Guillén is an ecologist and director of conservation science at Paso Pacífico, a nonprofit organization focused ...

Sea Turtle Nursery exhibit opens at Maritime Aquarium - The Hour - Thehour.com

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:52

Thehour.com

Sea Turtle Nursery exhibit opens at Maritime Aquarium - The Hour
Thehour.com
A hatchling loggerhead sea turtle at The Maritime Aquarium's new Sea Turtle Nursery exhibit on Friday in Norwalk. The exhibit opens this weekend, featuring the ...
Maritime Aquarium Welcomes First Baby Loggerhead To New Sea ...Norwalk Daily Voice

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Gulfarium releases three sea turtles (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - Destin Log

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 22:18

Destin Log

Gulfarium releases three sea turtles (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Destin Log
FORT WALTON BEACH — The Gulfarium's C.A.R.E. Center released three rehabilitated sea turtles on Tuesday morning. Okra, a juvenile green sea turtle, was originally released at Fort Pickens on September 26, 2017 after recovering from being hooked at ...

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CARE Center Released Three Sea Turtles at Sunrise - Dothan First

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:41

Dothan First

CARE Center Released Three Sea Turtles at Sunrise
Dothan First
Fort Walton Beach, Fla. - The Gulfarium's C.A.R.E. Center released three rehabilitated sea turtles on Tuesday morning, October 17, 2017. Okra, a juvenile Green sea turtle, was originally released at Fort Pickens on September 26, 2017 after recovering ...

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54-Million-Year-Old Baby Sea Turtle Had Built-In Sunscreen - Live Science

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:23

Live Science

54-Million-Year-Old Baby Sea Turtle Had Built-In Sunscreen
Live Science
An extraordinarily well-preserved fossil of a baby sea turtle that lived 54 million years ago contains traces of dark pigments that would have acted as built-in sunscreen, protecting the animal from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The ...

VIDEO: Paddle boarder rescues sea turtle weighed down with barnacles - Pickle

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:23

VIDEO: Paddle boarder rescues sea turtle weighed down with barnacles
Pickle
A sick sea turtle has been rescued from a slow and sad death after it was found struggling to swim under the weight of hundreds of barnacles growing on its skin. People at Sydney's Manly Beach noticed the poor thing cruising around close to shore and ...

Teacher's spirit kept alive through a sea turtle project at Texas A&M ... - KHOU

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:49

KHOU

Teacher's spirit kept alive through a sea turtle project at Texas A&M ...
KHOU
Through a project at Texas A&M, a school names a sea turtle after a teacher who lost her life to cancer; students follow the turtle's journey every day in ...

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Teacher's spirit kept alive through a sea turtle project at Texas A&M - KAGS News

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:16

KAGS News

Teacher's spirit kept alive through a sea turtle project at Texas A&M
KAGS News
Figgener has been working with sea turtles for a decade and hopes this project spreads a message. “When they walk out into the big world they take habits with them that may be a little bit healthier for our planet and especially for our ocean,” said ...

Rehabilitated sea turtles released into ocean - USA Today - USA TODAY

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:33

USA TODAY

Rehabilitated sea turtles released into ocean - USA Today
USA TODAY
Releasing these turtles was unlike anything many tourists on the beach had ever seen before.

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Maritime Aquarium's New Sea Turtle Nursery Will Feature Rescued Baby Loggerhead - HamletHub

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:01

HamletHub

Maritime Aquarium's New Sea Turtle Nursery Will Feature Rescued Baby Loggerhead
HamletHub
Follow a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle through its first year of life as The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk raises it in a new “Sea Turtle Nursery” exhibit for release into the Atlantic Ocean next fall. The guest sea turtle will live at The Maritime ...

54-million-year-old Sea Turtle Hatchling Reveals Evolution of ... - Laboratory Equipment

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:57

Laboratory Equipment

54-million-year-old Sea Turtle Hatchling Reveals Evolution of ...
Laboratory Equipment
A pigment-based survival trait in modern sea turtles evolved at least 54 million years ago, according to researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund ...
Baby sea turtle rescued by Newport Aquarium - WLWT CincinnatiWLWT Cincinnati
Maritime Aquarium's New Sea Turtle Nursery Will Feature Rescued ...HamletHub

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Florida Aquarium releases a sea turtle off Canaveral National ... - Fox 35 Orlando (blog)

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:55

Fox 35 Orlando (blog)

Florida Aquarium releases a sea turtle off Canaveral National ...
Fox 35 Orlando (blog)
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, The Florida Aquarium released a 12-pound juvenile Kemps ridely sea turtle that stranded on Dec. 8, 2016 in New England as part of a ...
Two dozen sea turtles released off NC coast - WITNWITN
Florida Aquarium releases sea turtle off Fort De Soto Outdoors ...Tampa Bay Newspapers

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Two dozen sea turtles released off NC coast - WITN

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:33

WITN

Two dozen sea turtles released off NC coast
WITN
EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) More than two dozen sea turtles were released off the coast of eastern North Carolina Thursday as a part of a sea turtle loan program. North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores boated 50 miles off the coast to release 27 ...
Florida Aquarium releases a sea turtle off Canaveral National SeashoreFox 35 Orlando (blog)
NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores releases 27 turtlesWCTI12.com
Florida Aquarium releases sea turtle off Fort De SotoTampa Bay Newspapers

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Creature Feature: Maryland's first sea turtles - Ocean City Today

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:31

Ocean City Today

Creature Feature: Maryland's first sea turtles
Ocean City Today
At the end of September, a dole of about 100 baby loggerhead turtles emerged from their eggs and began their journey from the sand to the sea. One Facebook user, Keegan Burke, took some incredibly cute photos and videos of the tiny hatchlings in pursuit.