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Wet beaches drown sea turtles - Scienceline

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:57

Scienceline

Wet beaches drown sea turtles
Scienceline
Sea turtles bury their eggs deep in the sand, but when the nest is too wet oxygen can't reach the eggs. The embryos suffocate. Scientists have known about the effect of excess moisture on sea turtle nests for some time, but no study directly links the ...

Sea turtles' first days of life: A sprint and a ride towards safety - Science Codex

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:05

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Sea turtles' first days of life: A sprint and a ride towards safety
Science Codex
"Scientists call this early life phase the 'lost years', because they were not able to follow new-born sea turtle hatchlings very far. Hatchlings essentially disappear into the sea until many years later when the lucky survivors return to where they ...
Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzyBBC News

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Sea turtles' first days of life: Scientists follow hatchlings from Cape Verde ... - Phys.Org

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:42

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Sea turtles' first days of life: Scientists follow hatchlings from Cape Verde ...
Phys.Org
"Scientists call this early life phase the 'lost years', because they were not able to follow new-born sea turtle hatchlings very far. Hatchlings essentially disappear into the sea until many years later when the lucky survivors return to where they ...
Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzyBBC News

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Ministry stepping in as concerns mount over animals feeding on sea turtle eggs - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:00

Ministry stepping in as concerns mount over animals feeding on sea turtle eggs
Asahi Shimbun
Environment Ministry officials will launch a nationwide study to look into disturbing reports of animals such as wild boars and raccoon dogs eating the buried eggs of endangered sea turtles. After beginning the study in the current fiscal year ...

How China's Sea Turtles Are Going To Improve The Country's Healthcare ... - Forbes

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:00

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How China's Sea Turtles Are Going To Improve The Country's Healthcare ...
Forbes
For the last fifteen years in particular, China's sea turtles – Chinese-born individuals, but American educated and in most cases professionally successful outside of China within foreign multinational companies – have played important roles ...

Constituents Demand Protection for Louisiana Sea Turtles - Bay Area Indymedia

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:26

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Constituents Demand Protection for Louisiana Sea Turtles
Bay Area Indymedia
Specifically, the petitions call on Jindal to show a stronger environmental record and enforce a federal law that requires a sea turtle escape hatch to be on all shrimp trawling vessels nets. These escape hatches are known as Turtle Excluder Devices or ...

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Acoustic tags track 'frenzy swimming' in baby sea turtles - Science AAAS

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:17

Acoustic tags track 'frenzy swimming' in baby sea turtles
Science AAAS
As soon as a baby sea turtle hatches, it races to the water's edge and vanishes into the waves. Scientists have used small satellite transmitters to track older, juvenile sea turtles; they've never been able to follow the hatchlings. But now ...

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Returns to the Gulf - WJHG-TV

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 22:54

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Returns to the Gulf
WJHG-TV
INLET BEACH-- An endangered sea turtle is back home in the Gulf after spending a couple of months rehabbing in Panama City Beach. A handful of lucky people were there this morning as Gulf World workers released the turtle at Inlet Beach. When the ...

Sea turtle supporters call on Gov. Jinal to enforce increased protection measures - WDSU New Orleans

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:32

WDSU New Orleans

Sea turtle supporters call on Gov. Jinal to enforce increased protection measures
WDSU New Orleans
According to the information submitted by the TIRN, petitioners want Jindal to enforce a law that requires a sea turtle escape hatch on all shrimp vessel nets. The hatches are also known as Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs). SLIDESHOW: Coast Guard Helps ...

Costa Rica Attracts a Million Sea Turtles for Nesting - The Costa Rica Star

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:31

The Costa Rica Star

Costa Rica Attracts a Million Sea Turtles for Nesting
The Costa Rica Star
costa rica sea turtle conservation The coastal community of Playa Ostional, located in the Guanacaste province, is home to one of the most magical beaches in the Gold Coast of Costa Rica. There is something about the sand on this beach that is ...
Top 5 Costa Rica ExperiencesThe Epoch Times

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Sea Turtles - Santa Lucia fights for their survival - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:57

Sea Turtles - Santa Lucia fights for their survival
Deutsche Welle
St. Lucia's leatherback turtles are threatened with extinction. Their shells are used to make jewelry. Their eggs are stolen, considered a delicacy and folk remedy. A project supported by the German development aid agency GIZ, aims to help St. Lucia ...

Aquarium releases 3 rehabilitated sea turtles - WAVY-TV

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 01:33

Aquarium releases 3 rehabilitated sea turtles
WAVY-TV
A fisherman found Loki in December.The turtle had pneumonia. Another fisherman found Lex Luther in Sandbridge in July with a hook in the throat. Also in July, someone found Wolverine near Tangier Island with a head injury. All three turtles are ready ...
Virginia aquarium to release 3 rehabilitated sea turtlesGreenfield Daily Reporter

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Three rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday - 13newsnow.com

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:15

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Three rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday
13newsnow.com
Two Kemp's Ridley turtles have been in rehab at the Stranding Response Team's center. One named Lex Luther was hooked by a recreational fisherman at the Sandbridge Pier. Beach Pet did a radio graph and saw the hook and performed surgery to remove ...
Va. Aquarium to release last 3 sea turtles todayThe Virginian-Pilot
Virginia aquarium to release 3 sea turtlesWWBT

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Va. Aquarium to release last 3 sea turtles today - The Virginian-Pilot

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:03

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Aquarium to release last 3 sea turtles today
The Virginian-Pilot
Wolverine, an injured loggerhead sea turtle being rehabilitated at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, is given a CT scan Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Sentara Independence Advanced Imaging Center. (L. Todd Spencer | The ...
Virginia aquarium to release 3 sea turtlesWashington Post
Three rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday13newsnow.com

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Photos | Sea turtles released in Va. Beach - The Virginian-Pilot

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:13

Photos | Sea turtles released in Va. Beach
The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center volunteers released rehabilitated sea turtles on Monday, Oct. 20 in Virginia Beach. The Virginia Aquarium Standing Response Team released the last group of rehabilitated sea turtles, two Kemp's ridley sea ...

Va. Aquarium to release last 3 sea turtles on Monday - The Virginian-Pilot

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:48

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Aquarium to release last 3 sea turtles on Monday
The Virginian-Pilot
Wolverine, an injured loggerhead sea turtle being rehabilitated at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, is given a CT scan Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Sentara Independence Advanced Imaging Center. (L. Todd Spencer | The ...

Who applied to track sea turtles? - Pacific Daily News

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 15:46

Who applied to track sea turtles?
Pacific Daily News
Michael Carey, left, and Barbara Cushing release one of two female green sea turtles that arrived at the Guam Zoological, Botanical & Marine Garden in Tumon in April 2009. Pacific Daily News file photo ...

SeaWorld Funds Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:13

The Costa Rica Star

SeaWorld Funds Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
Sea Turtle in Costa Rica Ever since the incisive and controversial documentary Blackfish premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013, marine mammal park operator SeaWorld has been engaged in a careful public relations campaign that goes beyond ...
The SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund Finalizes 2014 Grant ...PR Newswire (press release)

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Virginia Aquarium to release sea turtles from rehab - WAVY-TV

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:18

WAVY-TV

Virginia Aquarium to release sea turtles from rehab
WAVY-TV
(WAVY) – Three rehabilitated sea turtles will be released into local waters Monday afternoon. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team will let the last group of these reptiles go for this year before the sea gets too cold. Each turtle will be ...

Masonboro's summer, fewer turtles, less sand - Lumina News

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:33

Lumina News

Masonboro's summer, fewer turtles, less sand
Lumina News
Hope Sutton, research reserve southern sites manager, said summer 2014 on Masonboro Island witnessed no major incidents besides the usual summer holiday crowds. Like the entire state's coastline, Masonboro Island saw far fewer loggerhead sea turtle ...