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Florida celebrates high sea turtle nest counts - WJXT Jacksonville

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WJXT Jacksonville

Florida celebrates high sea turtle nest counts
WJXT Jacksonville
Researchers are again seeing a high number of sea turtle nests on Florida's beaches this year. The number of nests in Florida has increased over the past several years as a result of increased conservation efforts and decreased detrimental storms ...
Turtle nesting across the state is on the riseWPTV (blog)

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Duke donates $75000 grant to CMA sea turtle program - Clearwater Gazette

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Clearwater Gazette

Duke donates $75000 grant to CMA sea turtle program
Clearwater Gazette
CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Marine Aquarium has received a $75,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for its Sea Turtle Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Program. The funding will be utilized to enhance the aquarium's capacity to rehabilitate ...

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Stranded juvenile sea turtle succumbs to shark bite - Delmarva Daily Times

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:13

Delmarva Daily Times

Stranded juvenile sea turtle succumbs to shark bite
Delmarva Daily Times
One of the last sea turtle stranding of the season provided a brief glimmer of hope for the marine mammals along the Delaware coast. A juvenile, less than 5 years old and weighing less than 5 pound, was found on the bayside of the point at Cape ...

6 Q's About the News | Tracking Sea Turtles as They Swim for Their Lives - New York Times (blog)

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:45

6 Q's About the News | Tracking Sea Turtles as They Swim for Their Lives
New York Times (blog)
Watch the video above and read the article “Tracking Sea Turtles as They Swim for Their Lives” to answer the questions below. HOW are scientists now tracking the journey of some baby sea turtles on their first swims out to sea? WHAT is a nano-tag ...

Mystic Aquarium set to release rehabilitated sea turtle - WTNH

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:39

WTNH

Mystic Aquarium set to release rehabilitated sea turtle
WTNH
MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) – A loggerhead sea turtle that has been receiving care from the staff at Mystic Aquarium for nearly a year is set to be released into the Gulf Stream next week. Mystic Aquarium releases before and after photos of Chance the ...

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Tracking Sea Turtles' First Hours with Nano-Tag - Nature World News

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 19:43

Nature World News

Tracking Sea Turtles' First Hours with Nano-Tag
Nature World News
In their first few hours of life, sea turtles must battle hungry predators and dangerous waters before reaching the safe haven of ocean currents. While scientists have had just a general idea of how these vulnerable babies navigate the open water, for ...

Anna Maria Island sea turtle nesting off from 2013 - Bradenton Herald

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 04:57

Anna Maria Island sea turtle nesting off from 2013
Bradenton Herald
ANNA MARIA ISLAND -- This year's sea turtle nesting season ends Friday. According to the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, 260 sea turtle nests were laid on the island this year. Though 29.5 percent and 109 nests lower than last ...

Tracking Sea Turtles as They Swim for Their Lives - New York Times

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:33

New York Times

Tracking Sea Turtles as They Swim for Their Lives
New York Times
This is the pattern of baby sea turtles in general, and scientists have had a good idea of what currents they ride. But they haven't had a reliable way to track the turtles' swims and see exactly how they manage their first hours. With the help of a ...

A better than average year for sea turtle nesting on Anna Maria Island - Bradenton Herald

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 19:41

Bradenton Herald

A better than average year for sea turtle nesting on Anna Maria Island
Bradenton Herald
According to the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, 260 sea turtle nests were laid and recorded on the island this year. Though the number was lower than last year's 369 nests, AMITW Executive Director Suzi Fox said 260 is still ...

BNT interns help with annual sea turtle tagging - Bahama Islands Info

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 02:55

Bahamas Tribune

BNT interns help with annual sea turtle tagging
Bahama Islands Info
BNT Interns Help With Annual Sea Turtle Tagging - Though they are cherished worldwide, sea ELEUTHERA, Bahamas – Despite extensive conservation efforts globally, sea turtles still remain on the endangered list. Through its Sea-Turtle Tagging Internship ...
Turtle Power: Iterns Take Part In Tagging ExercisesBahamas Tribune

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Casey Sokolovic is saving sea turtles with cookies, coffee and kayaks - News & Observer

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 02:29

News & Observer

Casey Sokolovic is saving sea turtles with cookies, coffee and kayaks
News & Observer
After Casey Sokolovic visited The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center on Topsail Island, she knew she wanted to help the turtles. “It was just being in this pretty much small garage of a hospital with these sick and injured ...

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Casey Sokolovic is saving sea turtles with cookies, coffee, kayaks - The State

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 01:55

Casey Sokolovic is saving sea turtles with cookies, coffee, kayaks
The State
After Casey Sokolovic visited The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center on Topsail Island, she knew she wanted to help the turtles. "It was just being in this pretty much small garage of a hospital with these sick and injured ...

Sea Turtles' First Days Of Life: A Sprint And A Ride Towards Safety - RedOrbit

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 21:12

RedOrbit

Sea Turtles' First Days Of Life: A Sprint And A Ride Towards Safety
RedOrbit
With new nano-sized acoustic transmitters, scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the Turtle Foundation and Queen Mary University of London were able to follow the pathways of loggerhead turtle hatchlings from Cape Verde.

Padre Island National Seashore Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Lecture - KIII TV3

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 22:26

KIII TV3

Padre Island National Seashore Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Lecture
KIII TV3
Every few years, large numbers of juvenile green sea turtles are found cold stunned in south Texas waters. Cold stunning occurs when freezing air temperatures cause these sea turtles to become immobilized and float to the surface. If they are not found ...
Teens help monitor turtle habitatPensacola News Journal

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Padre Island National Seashore Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Lecture - KIII TV3

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 21:07

Pensacola News Journal

Padre Island National Seashore Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Lecture
KIII TV3
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Staff from the National Seashore held a special training Saturday on what to do if they see a cold stunned sea turtle. People who wanted to volunteer attended this special lecture on Saturday at the Seashore Learning Center ...
Teens help monitor turtle habitatPensacola News Journal

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Operation Pacuare: Sea Shepherd in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:57

The Costa Rica Star

Operation Pacuare: Sea Shepherd in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
In late September, we reported on the Sea Shepherd chapter in Costa Rica, which is actively involved in the protection of sea turtles in our Caribbean coast. We now bring you an update by Sea Shepherd on Operation Pacuare, which departs from the action ...

Wet beaches drown sea turtles - Scienceline

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:57

Scienceline

Wet beaches drown sea turtles
Scienceline
Climate changes may be wreaking havoc on the beaches where leatherback sea turtles nest. As sea levels rise and rain pounds on the sand, sea turtle nests get soggy. This could spell trouble for the charismatic reptile, which at six feet long, is the ...

Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzy - BBC News

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:31

BBC News

Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzy
BBC News
Tiny tags have been used to follow the frenetic first hours in a loggerhead turtle's life. When these reptiles emerge from their beach nests, they race down to the sea and start swimming hell for leather. Their intention is to get as far off shore as ...

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

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:05

BBC News

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

BBC News

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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