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Underwater Giant [Photos]: Scariest Mouth In The World Belongs To A Turtle - Nature World News

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 10:23

Nature World News

Underwater Giant [Photos]: Scariest Mouth In The World Belongs To A Turtle
Nature World News
According to Seaturtle.org, papillae is used to trap food while excess water is expelled prior to swallowing. Because this species feed mainly on jelly fish, the papillae also helps the leatherback sea turtle avoid being stung by its tentacles. The ...

Sea turtle safety for Memorial weekend - WEAR

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 23:40

WEAR

Sea turtle safety for Memorial weekend
WEAR
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — As thousands head to Pensacola Beach for the Memorial Day weekend, wildlife experts want beachgoers to be aware of nesting sea turtles . People along the Gulf Coast may encounter nesting sea turtles between May 1 and ...

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Gisele Bundchen speaks up for sea turtles - Worcester Telegram

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:13

Gisele Bundchen speaks up for sea turtles
Worcester Telegram
BOSTON — Supermodel Gisele Bundchen says her spirit animal is a sea turtle, and she's throwing her celebrity behind a United Nations effort to save those and other creatures. Bundchen announced her participation this week in "Wild for Life ," a new U ...

Sea Turtle Hospital: Up Close With An Endangered Species - South Florida Reporter (blog)

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:56

South Florida Reporter (blog)

Sea Turtle Hospital: Up Close With An Endangered Species
South Florida Reporter (blog)
Located in a former motel on the Overseas Highway, the Turtle Hospital supports its program of rescuing and rehabilitating about 100 injured sea turtles a year through the admission price paid by visitors. A 90-minute educational tour is given several ...

VIDEO: Disoriented sea turtle found wandering outside Florida hotel - WNCN

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 00:17

WNCN

VIDEO: Disoriented sea turtle found wandering outside Florida hotel
WNCN
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) — A dramatic turtle rescue was caught on camera in Englewood Beach. The video shows a nesting loggerhead sea turtle, who was lost far from the water. Volunteers teamed up to get her home. Shortly before 7 a.m. on May 18, ...

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Watch: Houston Zoo releases Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into Gulf of Mexico - Chron.com

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 20:27

Chron.com

Watch: Houston Zoo releases Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into Gulf of Mexico
Chron.com
During a special Facebook Live event Thursday afternoon, staff of the Houston Zoo released nine endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into the wild. The release took place live at Stewart Beach Park on Seawall Boulevard on Galveston Island and was ...

Supermodel Bundchen launches fight to save sea turtles - Press Herald

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:11

Boston Herald

Supermodel Bundchen launches fight to save sea turtles
Press Herald
UNITED NATIONS — Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles. The United Nations said Wednesday that the Brazilian supermodel has been named a goodwill ambassador as part of an unprecedented global campaign to fight the illegal trafficking of wildlife ...
What's your spirit animal? Gisele Bundchen's is a sea turtleBoston Herald
Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles as part of UN program targeting illegal wildlife traffickingDaily Journal
Gisele Bundchen joins UN campaign to fight animal trafficking: 'I am a sea turtle'Fox News Latino
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Stetson Offers Special Sea Turtle Course for Graduate Students This Summer - Benzinga

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:11

Stetson Offers Special Sea Turtle Course for Graduate Students This Summer
Benzinga
Stetson University College of Law has been awarded a grant by the Sea Turtle Grants Program to offer a special course on Sea Turtle Law and Policy this summer on its Gulfport, Florida, campus for law students and graduate students who are pursuing ...

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Sea Turtle Mural Defaced Yet Again In Possible Tagger Turf War - SFist

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:03

SFGate

Sea Turtle Mural Defaced Yet Again In Possible Tagger Turf War
SFist
A Mission District mural of ten sea turtles was defaced for the second time this week, once again raising questions about the role street art plays in a neighborhood that is rapidly changing. Earlier this month the mural along the PG&E substation at ...
Anti-Gentrification Graffiti Paints Picture of Artists' Struggle for SpaceMission Local

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Editorial: Why so long to install turtle grates? - TCPalm

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:03

TCPalm

Editorial: Why so long to install turtle grates?
TCPalm
In a couple of years this grate, which will be attached to the end of an intake pipe, will help block sea turtles from being sucked into the pipe which leads to the Florida Power & Light Co. St. Lucie nuclear plant intake canal on A1A in Fort Pierce ...

Sea Turtle Rescuing: Why just one? - The Costa Rica News

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:40

The Costa Rica News

Sea Turtle Rescuing: Why just one?
The Costa Rica News
Sea turtles are one of the most ancient creatures on planet earth; in Stone Age they witnessed the extinction of the dinosaurs and the dawn of the human race. But the worldwide number of living sea turtles is decreasing. According to a statistic just ...

Could biodegradable six-pack rings save the sea turtles? - Christian Science Monitor

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 13:31

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Could biodegradable six-pack rings save the sea turtles?
Christian Science Monitor
And it's everywhere: floating in the deep sea, buried in Arctic ice, and being ingested with deadly consequences for about 700 species of marine wildlife. In 2010 about 8 million tons of plastic trash ended up in the ocean from coastal countries, an ...
Florida brewery unveils edible six-pack rings in hopes of saving marine life (w/video)Tampabay.com
Brewery Creates Edible Beer Can Holders Safe For the SeaNerdist
Edible beer six-pack rings aim to help feed animals instead of hurting themKTRK-TV

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Save the sea Turtles - KFBB NewsChannel 5

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:34

Save the sea Turtles
KFBB NewsChannel 5
A Missoula based project is taking some lucky Great Falls High students to Costa Rica.... All to help the leather back sea turtle... Sophmore Gwyneth O'Valley is a member of the Ecology Project International Club and says she's counting down the days ...

Leatherback Turtle's Mouth - snopes.com

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:20

snopes.com

Leatherback Turtle's Mouth
snopes.com
Another adaptation that leatherbacks and a few other sea turtles have is called esophageal papillae. These prongs are made of cartilage and line the throat of the turtle, and basically grip on to the jellyfish that it's eating and ensures that it doesn ...

Could biodegradeable six-pack rings save the sea turtles? - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:44

KABC-TV

Could biodegradeable six-pack rings save the sea turtles?
Christian Science Monitor
And it's everywhere: floating in the deep sea, buried in Arctic ice, and being ingested with deadly consequences for about 700 species of marine wildlife. In 2010 about 8 million tons of plastic trash ended up in the ocean from coastal countries, an ...
Edible beer six-pack rings aim to help feed animals instead of hurting themKABC-TV
Florida brewery unveils edible six-pack rings in hopes of saving marine life (w/video)Tampabay.com
Brewery Creates Edible Beer Can Holders Safe For the SeaNerdist
Australian Geographic -Morning News USA
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Five sea turtles released in Sharjah to mark World Turtle Day - The National

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:31

The National

Five sea turtles released in Sharjah to mark World Turtle Day
The National
SHARJAH // Five endangered turtles were released into the Arabian Gulf on World Turtle Day on Monday after being nursed back to health by marine biologists at Sharjah Aquarium. The four adult hawksbill turtles and a green turtle were returned to the ...
Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority releases green sea turtlesGulf Today

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Baby turtles save energy by working together to dig themselves out the nest - ZME Science

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:50

ZME Science

Baby turtles save energy by working together to dig themselves out the nest
ZME Science
Every summer, turtle hatchlings have to quickly dig up the sand of their nests and start a perilous journey towards the sea. This delicate process is very energy consuming, but there's power in numbers. A study found baby turtles will help each other ...

More sea turtles nests, when beaches are clean - Fox 4

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:01

Fox 4

More sea turtles nests, when beaches are clean
Fox 4
A recent study finds more sea turtles survive -- when beaches are cleared of debris. Sea turtles spend most of their lives in the ocean, but rely on sandy beaches to reproduce. A University of Florida study monitored a stretch of gulf coast shoreline ...

Sea turtle nesting season underway - WTSP.com

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:26

WTSP.com

Sea turtle nesting season underway
WTSP.com
In 2009, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists were worried about loggerhead sea turtle numbers. But in just two years, their numbers, predicted by the upshot in nests, started to rebound to historic numbers, said marine turtle ...

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Sea turtle tagged off Nantucket found in Puerto Rico - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:22

Nantucket Island Inquirer

Sea turtle tagged off Nantucket found in Puerto Rico
Nantucket Island Inquirer
Maeby, a tagged 700-pound leatherback sea turtle, is released off the back of a lobster boat in Nantucket Sound in the summer of 2012. Last week, Maeby – named after a fictional character in the TV show, "Arrested Development" – became the first New ...