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Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial ... - The Epoch Times

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:53

Malaysia Imperils Forest Reserves and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground for Industrial ...
The Epoch Times
“Although not very large in terms of area size (about 2720.79 hectares from the original size between 4000-4700 hectares) [Tanjung Hantu and neighboring Segari Melintang Permanent Forest Reserves are] one of the few forests left in the locality that is ...

Climate Change May Stop Sea Turtles from Coming to Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 02:16

Climate Change May Stop Sea Turtles from Coming to Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
The few, critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles that still arrive in Costa Rica during nesting season may stop coming here altogether due to climate change. In the 21st century, hawksbills have barely arrived on the beaches of the Pacific coast ...

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Tracking turtles' "lost years" in the ocean - Winter Park/Maitland Observer

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:17

Tracking turtles' "lost years" in the ocean
Winter Park/Maitland Observer
Kate Mansfield and a group of researchers from multiple universities have discovered and rewritten the current explanations for where loggerhead sea turtles travel in their "lost years." Tim Freed. By Tim Freed; April 18, 2014 3:01 p.m.; Archive ...

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How Oil and Budget Cuts Threaten 'the World's Most Endangered Sea Turtle' - StateImpact Texas

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:45

StateImpact Texas

How Oil and Budget Cuts Threaten 'the World's Most Endangered Sea Turtle'
StateImpact Texas
Around this time every year female Kemp's Ridley sea turtles arrive like clockwork on Matagorda Island on the Texas Gulf Coast. “During the day they'll craw up, usually closer to the dunes, and they'll dig out an area and they'll lay a nest of several ...

Endangered Gulf Sea Turtles in Trouble Four Years After BP Oil Spill - Bay Area Indymedia

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:42

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Endangered Gulf Sea Turtles in Trouble Four Years After BP Oil Spill
Bay Area Indymedia
“On the four year anniversary of the BP disaster little has been done to protect the world's most endangered sea turtle – the Kemp's ridley – from slipping into extinction,” said Carole Allen, the Gulf of Mexico director for Turtle Island Restoration ...
Evidence shows gulf wildlife continues to suffer 4 years after spillWWL First News
Oil and water: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spillEnvironmental Defense Fund (blog)
Gulf oil spill restoration projects include hotel, ferries, boat docksTampabay.com
MyFox Tampa Bay
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Boynton Beach renourishment could endanger sea turtles - Palm Beach Post

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:09

Boynton Beach renourishment could endanger sea turtles
Palm Beach Post
Although the renourished beach at Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park is wider and deeper than before, environmentalists say they have complained for weeks that the escarpments will make it difficult, if not impossible, for turtles to crawl up the beach to ...

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Gloucester scientists track migration of giant sea turtles - Boston Globe

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:25

Boston Globe

Gloucester scientists track migration of giant sea turtles
Boston Globe
In the study — conducted from 2007 to 2010 — 20 migrating leatherback sea turtles were tagged and tracked, primarily off the Massachusetts coast. Continue reading below. Researchers catalogued the turtles' habitats, diving activity, and search ...

13 sea turtles released in Amelia Island - WJXT Jacksonville

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 02:57

WJXT Jacksonville

13 sea turtles released in Amelia Island
WJXT Jacksonville
"Sea turtles need to have warm water, and when they find cold water, their body shuts down," said Whitaker. "They cannot do anything. They tumble in the surf, they get sick, they come ashore and they die if someone doesn't come across them and rescue ...

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Boynton Beach renourishment project could endanger sea turtles - Palm Beach Post

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 00:11

Boynton Beach renourishment project could endanger sea turtles
Palm Beach Post
Although the renourished beach at Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park is wider and deeper than before, environmentalists say they have complained for weeks that the escarpments will make it difficult, if not impossible, for turtles to crawl up the beach to ...

Forests and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground At Risk - The Epoch Times

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:53

Forests and Sea Turtle Nesting Ground At Risk
The Epoch Times
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists. Recently, the state government of Perak approved building a liquefied natural gas ...

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Malaysia imperils forest reserves and sea turtle nesting ground for industrial ... - Mongabay.com

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:39

Malaysia imperils forest reserves and sea turtle nesting ground for industrial ...
Mongabay.com
Plans for an industrial site threaten one of Malaysia's only marine turtle nesting beaches and a forest home to rare trees and mammals, according to local activists. Recently, the state government of Perak approved building a liquefied natural gas ...

The Official Texas Sea Turtle Shell-e-bration Highlights One Year Anniversary - Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 19:27

Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)

The Official Texas Sea Turtle Shell-e-bration Highlights One Year Anniversary
Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)
You might call it Texas' Day of the Turtle – the state's very own turtle. On May 10th, a so-called “shell-e-bration” will be held on the first anniversary of the Kemp's ridley being named the official sea turtle of Texas. “It will be a fun thing and it ...

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Turtles Change Migration Routes Due to Climate Change - Inter Press Service

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:51

Turtles Change Migration Routes Due to Climate Change
Inter Press Service
CAHUITA NATIONAL PARK, Costa Rica , Apr 14 2014 (IPS) - The critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle has few sanctuaries left in the world, and this is one of them. But in 2012 only 53 nests were counted on the beaches of this national park in Costa ...

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle - News & Observer

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:43

News & Observer

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle
News & Observer
Leatherback turtles' instincts, particularly for long-distance travel, bring them in conflict with an old human activity: fishing. PHOTOS BY SCOTT BENSON — NOAA SOUTHWEST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER ...

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle - News & Observer

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:43

News & Observer

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle
News & Observer
Through them, he learns what routes the turtles take to find food, shelter and mates, and how those routes intersect with human activity. He and fellow scientists sought the same kind of information recently when tracking the endangered leatherback sea ...

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle - News & Observer

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:06

News & Observer

UNC Pembroke researcher races to save the sea turtle
News & Observer
Leatherback turtles' instincts, particularly for long-distance travel, bring them in conflict with an old human activity: fishing. PHOTOS BY SCOTT BENSON — NOAA SOUTHWEST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER ...

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Researcher races to save the sea turtle - Charlotte Observer

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 04:29

Researcher races to save the sea turtle
Charlotte Observer
They've been clocked at what for turtles is lightning speed – 22 mph. The leatherback has a lineage stretching back more than 100 million years. It's the largest sea turtle, at up to 6 1/2-feet long, and sometimes weighs more than a ton. Its size and ...

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Major Sea Turtle Arribada No-Show Raises Concern - OpEdNews

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 19:19

HotnHitNews

Major Sea Turtle Arribada No-Show Raises Concern
OpEdNews
The world's largest rookery of Olive Ridley sea turtles, at Gahirmatha India, still waits for the Olive Ridley sea turtles, a marine species that visit the river mouth in huge numbers every year for mating and mass nesting. This has become quite a ...
Odisha: Olive Ridley sea turtles may skip nesting at GahirmathaHotnHitNews

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International Sea Turtle Society in New Orleans for week of workshops ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 17:34

International Sea Turtle Society in New Orleans for week of workshops ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
NEW ORLEANS — A week-long international sea turtle conference is gearing up in New Orleans. Starting Monday, more than 600 experts from around the globe will be discussing research done as near as the Gulf of Mexico and as far as Tanzania at the ...

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Sea turtle science & conservation conference in La - Daily Comet

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:06

Sea turtle science & conservation conference in La
Daily Comet
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A week-long international sea turtle conference is gearing up in New Orleans. Starting Monday, more than 600 experts from around the globe will be discussing research done as near as the Gulf of Mexico and as far as Tanzania at ...