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Saving SPI sea turtles - Brownsville Herald

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Houstonia Magazine

Saving SPI sea turtles
Brownsville Herald
Some critters are dear to our hearts and our region, and that includes the sea turtles that nest on South Padre. Prior to SpaceX officials deciding whether Boca Chica Beach would be ideal for the world's first commercial spaceport, the potential impact ...
Five Years Later, the BP Oil Disaster Still Haunts the Gulf CoastHoustonia Magazine

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Sea turtles presentation is Thursday - Daily Astorian

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 17:57

Sea turtles presentation is Thursday
Daily Astorian
The next Columbia River Maritime Museum Science on Tap event, “Sea Turtles, Conservation and a Little Math” with Selina Heppell, takes place Thursday at the Fort George Brewery, in the Lovell Building. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the presentation ...

Volunteers clean up Puerto Rican beaches to help sea turtles nest - Fox News Latino

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 13:56

Fox News Latino

Volunteers clean up Puerto Rican beaches to help sea turtles nest
Fox News Latino
Hundreds of volunteers hit the sand this weekend to clean up the beach in Unico de Dorado, a city in northern Puerto Rico, to help leatherback sea turtles nest. The Chelonia group and the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, or DRNA, ...
Volunteers Clean Beach to Help Sea Turtles Nest in Puerto RicoLatin American Herald Tribune

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Volunteers Clean Beach to Help Sea Turtles Nest in Puerto Rico - Latin American Herald Tribune

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 01:18

Latin American Herald Tribune

Volunteers Clean Beach to Help Sea Turtles Nest in Puerto Rico
Latin American Herald Tribune
“Nesting season for leatherbacks, a sea turtle threatened with extinction, is starting and the idea behind cleaning up the beach is to maintain the area so there are no obstacles when they arrive in April – the peak month – for nesting,” Chelonia ...

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Volunteers clean beach to help sea turtles nest in Puerto Rico - Fox News Latino

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 19:16

Volunteers clean beach to help sea turtles nest in Puerto Rico
Fox News Latino
Hundreds of volunteers hit the sand this weekend to clean up the beach in Unico de Dorado, a city in northern Puerto Rico, to help leatherback sea turtles nest. The Chelonia group and the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, or DRNA, ...

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'Ding' Darling biologist to delve into sea turtle nests - The News-Press

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 04:06

The News-Press

'Ding' Darling biologist to delve into sea turtle nests
The News-Press
Jeremy Conrad, a wildlife biologist at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, will give two pictorial “Sea Turtles: Successful Nesting” presentations with a local and global perspective beginning at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday in the free “Ding ...

Conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle - Wake, Wind and Surf

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:37

Wake, Wind and Surf

Conservation efforts recognized in revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle
Wake, Wind and Surf
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed on March 20th to reclassify the green sea turtle under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and list turtles originating from two breeding populations currently considered endangered as ...

Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal's Presidential Bid - Bay Area Indymedia

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:57

Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal's Presidential Bid
Bay Area Indymedia
Conservation groups are taking a hard look at Gov. Bobby Jindal's environmental record in advance of his expected campaign announcement in June. Turtle Island Restoration Network published an op-ed this week in the Houston Chronicle highlighting how ...

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Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal's Presidential Bid - Bay Area Indymedia

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:57

Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal's Presidential Bid
Bay Area Indymedia
Conservation groups are taking a hard look at Gov. Bobby Jindal's environmental record in advance of his expected campaign announcement in June. Turtle Island Restoration Network published an op-ed this week in the Houston Chronicle highlighting how ...

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to release four rehabilitated sea turtles on Thursday - ABC Action News

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:46

ABC Action News

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to release four rehabilitated sea turtles on Thursday
ABC Action News
The turtle to be released on the East Coast, California, a green sea turtle, arrived at Clearwater Marine Aquarium on December 1, 2014. She had contracted the fibropapilloma virus, which caused tumors to grow around her front and rear flippers and tail ...
Remaining 5 turtles released into Gulf following New England 'cold-stunning'NOLA.com
Conservation of sea turtles must for seafood exportsDaily Times
Pakistan home to 4 of total 7 species of marine turtles: Illegal fishing nets ...Customs Today Newspaper

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Large sea turtle surfaces at San Simeon Cove - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 22:59

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Large sea turtle surfaces at San Simeon Cove
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
While kayaking in San Simeon Cove last week, kayak business owner and guide Cubby Cashen spotted an unusual visitor in the kelp beds south of the pier: a sea turtle measuring approximately 3 feet in diameter. Using pictures and a video of the turtle, ...

The Endangered Animal Bracket, Round 5: Sea Turtles Vs. Pelicans - ThinkProgress

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:25

ThinkProgress

The Endangered Animal Bracket, Round 5: Sea Turtles Vs. Pelicans
ThinkProgress
Sea turtles learn to lay their eggs on specific beaches. But what happens when sea level rise shifts the location of those beaches? The result is actually a shift in sex — when the turtles do lay their eggs, they do so on warmer beaches, which ...

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to release 4 sea turtles - TBO.com

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:53

Clearwater Marine Aquarium to release 4 sea turtles
TBO.com
Charger, a green sea turtle, was found April 13 in a marina in St. Petersburg covered in algae after a boat strike. He had a wound that covered roughly a third of his shell on the top and bottom. His wound has healed and he has grown from 4 pounds to ...

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Jumeirah's Doing Good in Dubai by Helping All These Sea Turtles - HotelChatter

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 12:58

HotelChatter

Jumeirah's Doing Good in Dubai by Helping All These Sea Turtles
HotelChatter
This turtle stayed at the Burj Al Arab and all he got was this lousy Facebook tracking system... Normally our hotel pets tend to be dogs. Occasionally cats. Once, in Cambodia, we've even seen crocodiles. But turtles? Here's a new one. It's a little ...

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Festivals celebrate sea turtles in Volusia and Flagler counties - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 04:02

Festivals celebrate sea turtles in Volusia and Flagler counties
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Several festivals and open houses celebrating sea turtles and the environment are planned over the next couple of weeks across Volusia and Flagler counties. On Tuesday, representatives from environmental organizations across Volusia County will discuss ...

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Festivals celebrate sea turtles in Volusia and Flagler counties - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 03:42

Festivals celebrate sea turtles in Volusia and Flagler counties
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Several festivals and open houses celebrating sea turtles and the environment are planned over the next couple of weeks across Volusia and Flagler counties. On Tuesday, representatives from environmental organizations across Volusia County will discuss ...

Alice doesn't live here anymore: Sea turtle released at Ponce Inlet - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 23:00

Orlando Sentinel

Alice doesn't live here anymore: Sea turtle released at Ponce Inlet
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Alice, a 155 pound Loggerhead sea turtle, swims along the Ponce Inlet shoreline after being released into the ocean. After spending nine months rehabilitating at the Marine Science Center's turtle hospital and recently getting a clean bill of health ...
Sea turtle returns to Atlantic after rehabbing in FloridaGainesville Sun

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Remaining 5 turtles released into Gulf following New England 'cold-stunning' - NOLA.com

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 21:22

NOLA.com

Remaining 5 turtles released into Gulf following New England 'cold-stunning'
NOLA.com
Sea turtle release March 2015 Five rehabilitated endangered sea turtles stranded off the New England coast were released into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, March 17, by Audubon Nature Institute working at the direction of NOAA and the Louisiana ...
Conservation of sea turtles must for seafood exportsDaily Times
Pakistan home to 4 of total 7 species of marine turtles: Illegal fishing nets ...Customs Today Newspaper

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Conservation of sea turtles must for seafood exports - Daily Times

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 21:02

Daily Times

Conservation of sea turtles must for seafood exports
Daily Times
KARACHI: A two-day regional symposium on marine turtles and their conservation was organized by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under its Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles project. United States Agency for International ...
Remaining 5 turtles released into Gulf following New England 'cold-stunning'NOLA.com
Pakistan home to 4 of total 7 species of marine turtles: Illegal fishing nets ...Customs Today Newspaper

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Sea Turtles Test Urban Waters In Southern California 'Jacuzzi' - NPR

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:44

NPR

Sea Turtles Test Urban Waters In Southern California 'Jacuzzi'
NPR
The green sea turtle typically lives in tropical waters, like the shores of Mexico or Hawaii. But recently, scientists have discovered a population swimming year-round in a river just south of Los Angeles. It's the northernmost group of these turtles ...

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