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Audubon awarded grant; looks to increase sea turtle protection - KSLA-TV

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:50

Audubon awarded grant; looks to increase sea turtle protection
KSLA-TV
Audubon Nature Institute, working at the direction of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries rescued, rehabilitated, and released a critically-endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle on September 5, 2015. (Source: Audubon Nature Institute).

Sea turtles returned to ocean - Post and Courier - Charleston Post Courier

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 19:56

Charleston Post Courier

Sea turtles returned to ocean - Post and Courier
Charleston Post Courier
Green sea turtles Grace and Swash squirm their way to the surf on Friday. Provided by South Carolina Aquarium. ×. Three more sea turtles got a hand home ...

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Parking lot shooting, Sea turtles released & Treatment of horses: State news on July 29 - Aiken Standard

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:20

Aiken Standard

Parking lot shooting, Sea turtles released & Treatment of horses: State news on July 29
Aiken Standard
MYRTLE BEACH — Police say a Myrtle Beach woman was shot and injured at a mall parking lot while picking up her daughter from work. Horry County police tell news outlets that the 58-year-old woman was shot early Thursday morning. Horry County Police ...

Science|The Grand Sea Turtle Experiment on Padre Island - New York Times

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 17:43

New York Times

Science|The Grand Sea Turtle Experiment on Padre Island
New York Times
By the time scientists saw the footage in the early 1960s, the number of Kemp's ridleys — the smallest and rarest species of sea turtle — had plummeted, mostly as a result of poaching of their eggs, which are prized as aphrodisiacs. Between 1978 and ...

Teenpreneur presents check to Mote Marine for sea turtles | Local ... - WWSB ABC 7

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 09:53

WWSB ABC 7

Teenpreneur presents check to Mote Marine for sea turtles | Local ...
WWSB ABC 7
The Mote Marine Laboratory will be able to help a lot more sea turtles, thanks to families who competed in a mini-golf tournament.

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A first? Leatherback sea turtle nests in 'mainland' Keys - Bradenton Herald

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 23:51

Bradenton Herald

A first? Leatherback sea turtle nests in 'mainland' Keys
Bradenton Herald
What is thought to be the first leatherback sea turtle nest ever in the “mainland” Florida Keys was discovered this month, and it looks like some hatchlings have made it to the water and more hatchlings are expected. The nest is at Bahia Honda State ...

A first? Leatherback sea turtle nests in 'mainland' Keys - FlKeysNews.com (registration)

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:40

FlKeysNews.com (registration)

A first? Leatherback sea turtle nests in 'mainland' Keys
FlKeysNews.com (registration)
What is thought to be the first leatherback sea turtle nest ever in the “mainland” Florida Keys was discovered this month, and it looks like some of the hatchlings have made it to the water and more hatchlings are expected. The nest is at Bahia Honda ...

NPS Patrolling Buck Island While Turtles Nest - VI Consortium (press release)

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 15:33

VI Consortium (press release)

NPS Patrolling Buck Island While Turtles Nest
VI Consortium (press release)
ST. CROIX — The National Park Service is celebrating its twenty-ninth year of research on the sea turtles nesting at the Buck Island Reef National Monument. N.P.S, along with its partner agencies (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Planning ...

Beachfront living: Shield lights to protect sea turtles - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 08:27

The Anna Maria Islander

Beachfront living: Shield lights to protect sea turtles
The Anna Maria Islander
Sea turtles — mostly loggerheads on AMI — use natural light from the reflection of the moon and stars on the surface of the water to find their way to the Gulf of Mexico, where they will spend most of their life. Only nesting female sea turtles come ...

How to catch a poacher: Breaking Bad and fake eggs - The Guardian

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 07:55

The Guardian

How to catch a poacher: Breaking Bad and fake eggs
The Guardian
“Every year millions of sea turtle eggs are taken by poachers for sale on the black market. Paso Pacifico's solution has the potential to reveal the trade routes and destination markets for trafficked sea turtle eggs,” the U.S. Agency for International ...

2016 Buck Island Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Begun - Saint Croix Source

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 15:28

2016 Buck Island Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Begun
Saint Croix Source
The National Park Service celebrates its 29th year of research on the sea turtles nesting at Buck Island Reef National Monument. The National Park Service (NPS) along with its partner agencies (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, USVI DPNR Division of Fish ...

The Great Sea Turtle Race | WFIT - wfit

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:58

wfit

The Great Sea Turtle Race | WFIT
wfit
Was it pre-race jitters? Dash was feverishly thumping her flippers at the wooden sides of her beach corral. An attentive volunteer placed a white towel.
Editorial: Turtle Walks and chicken coopsSarasota Herald-Tribune

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Large haul of Sea Turtle Eggs is seized in Sabah - Clean Malaysia - Clean Malaysia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:16

Clean Malaysia

Large haul of Sea Turtle Eggs is seized in Sabah - Clean Malaysia
Clean Malaysia
The eggs of sea turtles are considered prized delicacies in Malaysia and farther afield, which threatens the continued existence of turtles in the wild.

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Large haul of Sea Turtle Eggs is seized in Sabah - Clean Malaysia - Clean Malaysia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 06:08

Clean Malaysia

Large haul of Sea Turtle Eggs is seized in Sabah - Clean Malaysia
Clean Malaysia
The eggs of sea turtles are considered prized delicacies in Malaysia and farther afield, which threatens the continued existence of turtles in the wild.

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Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina Aquarium - 13abc - 13abc Action News

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 16:04

13abc Action News

Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina Aquarium - 13abc
13abc Action News
Two sea turtles names Flounder and Apache are again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean after being rescued off Myrtle Beach.
Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina aquariumWWAY NewsChannel 3
Taking pride in sea turtles - Post and CourierCharleston Post Courier
Sea Turtles ReleasedNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
CBS Local
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19000 Sea Turtle Eggs Seized in Anti-Smuggling Operation - National Geographic

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 11:01

National Geographic

19000 Sea Turtle Eggs Seized in Anti-Smuggling Operation
National Geographic
SCALES ON THE SEA: Hong Kong customs officers discovered and seized $1.8 million (HK$14 million) worth of smuggled pangolin scales in cargo that originated in Nigeria, according to a government press release. It was described as the largest seizure of ...

Taking pride in sea turtles - Post and Courier - Charleston Post Courier

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 22:02

Charleston Post Courier

Taking pride in sea turtles - Post and Courier
Charleston Post Courier
A hatchling squirms to the ocean after being found in a hatched nest by volunteers at Isle of Palms. Barb Bergwerf. ×. They used to cook loggerhead eggs into ...
Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina aquariumWWAY NewsChannel 3
Sea Turtles ReleasedNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina Aquarium - 13abc13abc Action News
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Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina aquarium - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 20:04

13abc Action News

Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina aquarium
WWAY NewsChannel 3
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) – Two sea turtles names Flounder and Apache are again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean after being rescued off Myrtle Beach. The endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles were released late Friday at Folly Beach southwest of ...
Endangered sea turtles released by South Carolina Aquarium - 13abc13abc Action News
Taking pride in sea turtles - Post and CourierCharleston Post Courier
Sea Turtles ReleasedNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
CBS Local
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Endangered sea turtles released by SC aquarium - WSOC Charlotte

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 18:26

WSOC Charlotte

Endangered sea turtles released by SC aquarium
WSOC Charlotte
The endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles were released late Friday at Folly Beach southwest of Charleston after being rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium. The release means the aquarium has now treated and released a total of 195 sea turtles.

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In the drink: Endangered sea turtles released by aquarium - WBTV

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 17:42

CBS Local

In the drink: Endangered sea turtles released by aquarium
WBTV
FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Two sea turtles names Flounder and Apache are again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean after being rescued off Myrtle Beach. The endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles were released late Friday at Folly Beach southwest of ...
Rehabbed Turtle Released In Florida Keys With SAT Tracker To Join RaceCBS Local
Rehabbed turtles return to sea at FollyCharleston Scene

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