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Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans - WECT

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:38

WECT

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans
WECT
OFF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Hundreds of cheering fans lined the beach, cameras in position, and kids were grinning ear to ear. That's normally the scene for a sea turtle release, but Tuesday's event on Topsail Island was not so typical.

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans - WECT

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:38

WECT

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans
WECT
OFF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Hundreds of cheering fans lined the beach, cameras in position, and kids were grinning ear to ear. That's normally the scene for a sea turtle release, but Tuesday's event on Topsail Island was not so typical.

Maximum Attention to Sea Turtles Due to Oil Spills in the Gulf of Mexico - Maritime Herald

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:31

Maritime Herald

Maximum Attention to Sea Turtles Due to Oil Spills in the Gulf of Mexico
Maritime Herald
In addition to obtaining basic scientific information, the researchers seek to generate a contingency plan for oil operations that affect sea turtles and their habitats in the Gulf of Mexico, with the collaboration of representatives of research ...

Entrusting fate of turtles to millennials - Jakarta Post

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:09

Jakarta Post

Entrusting fate of turtles to millennials
Jakarta Post
In the mists of an early dawn on Oct. 7 at Sungai Belacan Beach, the waves rolled and crashed onto the shore. Prints of creatures are visible on the wet sand, from the shore up to the higher, greener areas. Each spans about 90 centimeters, the width of ...

Incredible Bodypainting Disguises Woman as a Swimming Sea Turtle - My Modern Met

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 15:52

My Modern Met

Incredible Bodypainting Disguises Woman as a Swimming Sea Turtle
My Modern Met
Theturtle” is seen swimming gracefully through a blue ocean until it suddenly begins to change shape, revealing the illusion. Costabiei slowly moves from her contorted position, showing her human form and how it has been painted. While one half of ...

Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 01:13

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Researchers said strong strong winds and tides in the ocean have brought close to 60 sea turtles back to shore between Amelia Island and St. Johns County. “We get calls from these people who say, 'What should I do? What should I do?'” Eleanor Maxwell ...

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Virginia Living Museum wishing bon voyage to adopted sea turtle - Daily Press

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:31

Daily Press

Virginia Living Museum wishing bon voyage to adopted sea turtle
Daily Press
Gingersnap the loggerhead sea turtle came to the Virginia Living Museum from North Carolina because she was a straggler, meaning she had problems getting to the ocean after hatching. Since then, she's really come out of her shell.

WATCH: Nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles Find Refuge at the Brevard Zoo - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 04:04

SpaceCoastDaily.com

WATCH: Nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles Find Refuge at the Brevard Zoo
SpaceCoastDaily.com
Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS) volunteers are transporting the turtles to the Healing Center. Individuals who find washbacks should immediately call STPS at 321-676-1701 or Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1-888-404-3922 for ...

Sea Turtle Rescue Is Result of Training and Heart - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:27

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Sea Turtle Rescue Is Result of Training and Heart
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
On the other end of the line was the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, which had just received a call about a sea turtle in distress about a mile southwest of Menemsha. Mr. Stearns grabbed one of his assistants, Tyler Moreis, and headed for ...

The Island Where Sea Turtles Are Still a Delicacy - Saveur

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:00

Saveur

The Island Where Sea Turtles Are Still a Delicacy
Saveur
When I was eight, my family moved from Baltimore to Grand Cayman, the largest of the Cayman Islands. A few weeks after the move, my family was out for dinner at a local restaurant, where I noticed an item on the menu I'd never had and wanted to try ...
Endangered sea turtles hatch on NY beachMother Nature Network
Valley Artists Decorate Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center with MuralsKRGV

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Swim with sharks, sea turtles at Florida Aquarium's newest exhibit - ABC Action News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:50

ABC Action News

Swim with sharks, sea turtles at Florida Aquarium's newest exhibit
ABC Action News
The Heart of the Sea swim costs $85 on top of general admission. The Waves of Wonder gallery, featuring the Heart of the Sea exhibit, is just the latest reason to visit The Florida Aquarium, which was recently voted the number three aquarium in North ...

Hundreds of sea turtles stranded by Hurricane Leslie find temporary haven at the Brevard Zoo - Orlando Sentinel

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:50

Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds of sea turtles stranded by Hurricane Leslie find temporary haven at the Brevard Zoo
Orlando Sentinel
Nearly 300 tiny green and loggerhead sea turtles are being cared for at the Brevard Zoo after Hurricane Leslie forced them back on Florida shores. Staff at the Sea Turtle Healing Center are caring for the baby “washback” turtles until conditions on the ...

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Tuesdays in the Newsroom Resumes With Sea Turtle Talk - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 23:54

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Tuesdays in the Newsroom Resumes With Sea Turtle Talk
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
The Vineyard Gazette's off-season discussion series Tuesdays in the Newsroom returns on Tuesday, Oct. 23, with a presentation about current threats facing the sea turtle population. Marine biologist Karen Dourdeville will talk about the types of sea ...

More than 300 turtles have been rescued by a Florida zoo after Hurricane Leslie - expressandstar.com

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:06

expressandstar.com

More than 300 turtles have been rescued by a Florida zoo after Hurricane Leslie
expressandstar.com
Hurricane Leslie has displaced hundreds of baby turtles in Florida this month, and Brevard Zoo has rescued over 300 of them and returned them to the wild. The zoo has been caring for green and loggerhead sea turtles that were pushed ashore when ...

Hundreds of baby sea turtles washed up by hurricane get help at Brevard Zoo - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:34

CBS Miami

Hundreds of baby sea turtles washed up by hurricane get help at Brevard Zoo
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of baby sea turtles are finding refuge at the Brevard Zoo after a hurricane caused them to be washed ashore. A spokesman for the zoo said its Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 tiny green and loggerhead ...
Hundreds Of Tiny Sea Turtles Find Refuge At Brevard Zoo In FloridaCBS Miami
Brevard Zoo takes in hundreds of tiny sea turtlesFox 35 Orlando
Zoo Cares For Hundreds Of Sea Turtles After Hurricane Disrupts Ocean WatersRadio.com (blog)
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Brevard Zoo takes in hundreds of tiny sea turtles - Fox 35 Orlando

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:49

Fox 35 Orlando

Brevard Zoo takes in hundreds of tiny sea turtles
Fox 35 Orlando
MELBOURNE, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center is housing almost 300 green and loggerhead sea turtle “washbacks." These turtles were forced ashore resulting from Hurricane Leslie disrupting their habitat. “When sea ...
Zoo Cares For Hundreds Of Sea Turtles After Hurricane Disrupts Ocean WatersRadio.com (blog)

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Hundreds Of Tiny Sea Turtles Find Refuge At Brevard Zoo In Florida - CBS Miami

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:30

CBS Miami

Hundreds Of Tiny Sea Turtles Find Refuge At Brevard Zoo In Florida
CBS Miami
MELBOURNE (CBSMiami) — Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center is caring for nearly 300 green and loggerhead sea turtle “washbacks” pushed ashore when Hurricane Leslie disrupted their habitat. “When sea turtles hatch, they rely on energy stores ...
Brevard Zoo takes in hundreds of tiny sea turtlesFox 35 Orlando
Zoo Cares For Hundreds Of Sea Turtles After Hurricane Disrupts Ocean WatersRadio.com (blog)
More than 300 turtles have been rescued by a Florida zoo after ...shropshirestar.com

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Green sea turtle released back into the wild - KUAM.com-KUAM ... - KUAM.com

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 05:45

KUAM.com

Green sea turtle released back into the wild - KUAM.com-KUAM ...
KUAM.com
Surviving a deadly wound after almost a year in recovery, on Wednesday, conservation officials released an endangered green sea turtle back into the wild.

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