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Turtles get second chance on Padre Island - Corpus Christi Caller Times

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:43

Corpus Christi Caller Times

Turtles get second chance on Padre Island
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Andrew Mitchell/Caller-Times Kay VanDover leans in close to take a photo of a green sea turtle while a volunteer shows it to a crowd who showed up to Padre Island National Seashore to witness the release of 209 sea turtles into the wild. All of the ...

Sea turtles sickened by cold waters nursed back to health - Sun Sentinel

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:54

Sun Sentinel

Sea turtles sickened by cold waters nursed back to health
Sun Sentinel
Saving a handful of the rarest sea turtles on the planet has proven an unprecedented challenge for the staff at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for the past eight weeks. Before this, most cold-stunned sea turtles that arrived at Gumbo Limbo just needed ...

More Than 200 Green Sea Turtles Released at National Seashore - KIII TV3

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 23:17

KIII TV3

More Than 200 Green Sea Turtles Released at National Seashore
KIII TV3
Over 200 green sea turtles that were found cold-stunned throughout the end of December and beginning of January were rescued and ready to be released into the waters of the Padre Island National Seashore. Most of the turtles were found in the upper ...

With local help, hawksbill sea turtles make a comeback in Nicaragua - Mongabay.com

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:50

Mongabay.com

With local help, hawksbill sea turtles make a comeback in Nicaragua
Mongabay.com
Hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricate), a reptile listed as the highest threat level by the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species, are making a momentous local comeback in Nicaragua's Pearl Cays. This Critically Endangered turtle, although ...

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Sea turtle finds way back home, but how? - Bend Bulletin

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 08:08

Bend Bulletin

Sea turtle finds way back home, but how?
Bend Bulletin
Keep in mind that there are no visual guideposts in the open ocean, where sea turtles spend most of their lives. It is vast and featureless — an expanse of blue. And yet every two to three years, sea turtles dig their nests at the same location where ...

Sea turtles fall victim to 'alarming' flood of plastics entering Australian waters - The Guardian

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 01:24

The Guardian

Sea turtles fall victim to 'alarming' flood of plastics entering Australian waters
The Guardian
Jars showing marine debris collected from sea turtles being treated at Taronga Zoo. Photograph: Supplied. Research published last August found “alarming” rates of microplastics in Sydney harbour, far higher than in similar areas overseas. Hall said ...

Sea Turtles To Be Released Back to the Gulf - KIII TV3

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00

KIII TV3

Sea Turtles To Be Released Back to the Gulf
KIII TV3
The Animal Rehabilitation Keep in Port Aransas, known as the ARK, will be releasing 244 sea turtles back into the water. With water temperatures being so cold, many of the turtles have not been able to function properly and becoming "cold-stunned."

Cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - KTAL

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 22:06

KTAL

Cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
KTAL
About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. A stunned sea turtle is one that has become hypothermic due to chilly weather. Officials with Padre ...
Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles to be Released into WildNBC 10 Philadelphia
About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to GulfmySanAntonio.com

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21 endangered sea turtles to be released into Gulf following New England 'cold ... - NOLA.com

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:54

21 endangered sea turtles to be released into Gulf following New England 'cold ...
NOLA.com
21 sea turtles returned to the Gulf of Mexico 21 Kemp's ridleys sea turtles were expected to be released back into the wild on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, after they were transported last month from the New England Aquarium to the Audubon Aquatic Center ...

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Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles to be Released into Wild - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:24

NBC 10 Philadelphia

Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles to be Released into Wild
NBC 10 Philadelphia
About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi plan to release the reptiles ...
Cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to GulfKTAL

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - Hilton Head Island Packet

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:58

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
Hilton Head Island Packet
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi plan to ...

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - The State

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:53

KTAL

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
The State
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi plan to ...
Cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to GulfKTAL

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:30

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi plan to ...

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - Rock Hill Herald

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:19

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
Rock Hill Herald
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi plan to ...

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - The Idaho Statesman

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:17

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
The Idaho Statesman
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi ...

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About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf - Bellingham Herald

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:15

About 100 cold-stunned sea turtles to be returned to Gulf
Bellingham Herald
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — About 100 green sea turtles found stunned on Texas beaches during recent cold weather have been will be warmed and will be returned to the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi ...

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Rising Ocean Temperatures May Mean Sea Turtles Stop Basking On Land - Huffington Post

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:17

Huffington Post

Rising Ocean Temperatures May Mean Sea Turtles Stop Basking On Land
Huffington Post
Van Houtan said he and his collaborators at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Ioannina in Greece were "impressed by how climate influences seemingly every aspect of sea turtles' lives. Understanding this today ...
Climate Change: Warming Seas May Decrease Sea Turtle BaskingUniversity Herald
Warming seas may stop turtles from tanningFuturity: Research News
Test: Warming seas decrease sea turtle baskingNature World Report

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Audubon's rescue program prepares to release 21 rehabilitated sea turtles - WGNO

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 18:06

Audubon's rescue program prepares to release 21 rehabilitated sea turtles
WGNO
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Audubon's Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program celebrates the successful rehabilitation and upcoming release of 21 critically-endangered Kemp's Ridley Sea turtles. These turtles were heading down South ...

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Smallest and most endangered sea turtle found in Donegal - Irish Times

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 17:13

Irish Times

Smallest and most endangered sea turtle found in Donegal
Irish Times
Coastwatch Ireland has confirmed identification of a tiny reptile washed up in Donegal as a Kemp's Ridley – described by National Geographic as the world's smallest and most endangered sea turtle. The foot-long marine turtle with an unusual beak did ...
Lookout Urged For Beaches Turtles After Rare Species FindAfloat
One of world's most endangered turtles has washed up on beach in ...Irish Mirror
World's most endangered turtle washes up on beach in RossnowlaghHighland Radio

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Warming seas may stop turtles from tanning - Futurity: Research News

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:26

Warming seas may stop turtles from tanning
Futurity: Research News
“By comparing turtle basking counts with sea surface temperatures, we found that green turtles tend not to bask when local winter sea surface temperatures stay above 23 degrees Celsius,” says lead researcher Kyle Van Houtan, an adjunct associate ...