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Call from boaters credited in sea turtle's rescue - Cape Cod Today

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:16

Cape Cod Today

Call from boaters credited in sea turtle's rescue
Cape Cod Today
The Center for Coastal Studies' Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) Team came to the rescue of another entangled sea turtle on Thursday, this time at the east entrance of the Cape Cod Canal. According to CCS spokesperson Cathrine Macort, ...

Sea turtle hatches down this year, but every experience a memorable one - State Port Pilot

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:00

Sea turtle hatches down this year, but every experience a memorable one
State Port Pilot
After a banner year in 2013, sea turtle nesting numbers are down significantly this season, but scientists and volunteers who monitor the trends are not alarmed. As of early this week, there were 556 documented nests in North Carolina, down 57-percent ...

Sea turtle hatches down this year, but every experience a memorable one - State Port Pilot

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:10

Sea turtle hatches down this year, but every experience a memorable one
State Port Pilot
After a banner year in 2013, sea turtle nesting numbers are down significantly this season, but scientists and volunteers who monitor the trends are not alarmed. As of early this week, there were 556 documented nests in North Carolina, down 57-percent ...

If You're Born a Sea Turtle, the Odds Are Never in Your Favor - TakePart

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 07:28

If You're Born a Sea Turtle, the Odds Are Never in Your Favor
TakePart
If there's a canary in the climate-change coal mine, it's the sea turtle. Rising ocean levels are eroding the beaches the imperiled animals use to lay their eggs, and a warmer world will skewer gender ratios and reduce genetic diversity as hotter ...
In Bali, an Effort to Save Indonesia's Turtles GrowsWall Street Journal (blog)

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Local Girl Scout saves sea turtles on Panama Coast - The Advertiser News South

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:29

Local Girl Scout saves sea turtles on Panama Coast
The Advertiser News South
RIVERDALE — Abigael Doyle of Jefferson, was one of 28 girls to participate in a Girl Scout destinations program where she volunteered in Panama in conservation efforts to protect endangered sea turtles and explored new depths while learning to scuba ...

Local Girl Scout saves sea turtles on Panama Coast - The Advertiser News South

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:29

Local Girl Scout saves sea turtles on Panama Coast
The Advertiser News South
RIVERDALE — Abigael Doyle of Jefferson, was one of 28 girls to participate in a Girl Scout destinations program where she volunteered in Panama in conservation efforts to protect endangered sea turtles and explored new depths while learning to scuba ...

In Bali, an Effort to Save Indonesia's Turtles Grows - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 23:04

In Bali, an Effort to Save Indonesia's Turtles Grows
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A non-profit turtle rescue and education organization, the Bali Sea Turtle Society has been operating since 2001. It operates a small hatchery at Kuta Beach, where it invites visitors to help release baby turtles during the breeding season, May through ...

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Programme to protect sea turtles suggested - The Borneo Post

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 20:30

Programme to protect sea turtles suggested
The Borneo Post
MIRI: All key sea turtle sites should have a volunteer tourism programme to protect its dwindling population. Curtin Sarawak Research Institute (CSRI) Senior Research Fellow, Dr. Lisa Marie King, who made the call, said Malaysia had four species of sea ...

Sea Turtle Inc. in midst of expanding facility - Monitor

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 04:56

Sea Turtle Inc. in midst of expanding facility
Monitor
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Allison the sea turtle gained global fame when she became the first sea turtle to wear a prosthetic device. Now her home on South Padre Island is gaining momentum towards a new, expanded facility for Sea Turtle Inc.

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Sea Turtle Inc. in midst of expanding facility - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 03:12

Sea Turtle Inc. in midst of expanding facility
Brownsville Herald
Allison the Sea Turtle swims in a tank with her prosthesis at her home, Sea Turtle, Inc. on South Padre Island, Texas. The prosthetic device she wears stabilizes her swimming pattern, allowing the one-flipper turtle to swim in a large circle rather ...

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Fewer sea turtle nests found in NC this year than last - Carolinacoastonline

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 21:17

Fewer sea turtle nests found in NC this year than last
Carolinacoastonline
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission maintains a sea turtle nest monitoring system that watches sea turtle nesting activity. According to the latest data from the WRC, available at www.seaturtle.org/nestdb/, as of Saturday, 555 sea turtle nests have ...

Bay Area Fishermen Find Rare Sea Turtle Near Golden Gate Bridge - NBC Bay Area

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 21:06

NBC Bay Area

Bay Area Fishermen Find Rare Sea Turtle Near Golden Gate Bridge
NBC Bay Area
A boat of salmon fishermen unexpectedly snagged a rare green sea turtle while fishing for salmon outside the Golden Gate Bridge. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday that the turtle is usually found off the shores of Mexico and the Galapagos ...
Endangered turtle pops up outside the Gate, about 2000 miles from homeMarin Independent Journal

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Maimed sea turtle found tangled in net on Phuket beach - Phuket Gazette

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 06:18

Maimed sea turtle found tangled in net on Phuket beach
Phuket Gazette
“This is mating season for Olive Ridley sea turtles, so they won't be staying in deep water and can be easily caught. Fishermen need to take better care of cutting turtles free from their nets before putting them back in the water,” said Dr Patcharaporn.
Phuket turtle saved ahead of 'save the turtles' marathon in KamalaThe Phuket News

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Fishermen find rare green sea turtle outside Golden Gate - SFGate (blog)

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 01:24

SFGate (blog)

Fishermen find rare green sea turtle outside Golden Gate
SFGate (blog)
An endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtle, normally found in Mexico, the Galapagos and other warm climes, was recently snagged by salmon fishermen outside the Golden Gate. The turtle, about 2,000 miles off course, was either lost or just exploring ...
Bay Area Fishermen Find Rare Sea Turtle Near Golden Gate BridgeNBC Bay Area

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How to Keep Endangered Sea Turtles off the Dinner Menu - TakePart

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:33

How to Keep Endangered Sea Turtles off the Dinner Menu
TakePart
After 55 years of conservation efforts, Tortuguero National Park in Costa Rica may be one of the safest places in the world for sea turtles. Even there, the endangered animals still face constant threats. Three weeks ago David Godfrey, executive ...

'Third eye' helps sea turtles sense changes in seasons - Science AAAS

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:12

'Third eye' helps sea turtles sense changes in seasons
Science AAAS
Each summer, leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) migrate thousands of kilometers from their tropical breeding grounds to feed in cooler waters. Yet how the animals know when to begin their long journey back south at the end of the season has ...

Wespac to Investigate, Discipline Itself Over Green Sea Turtle Delisting Petition - Honolulu Civil Beat

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:20

Wespac to Investigate, Discipline Itself Over Green Sea Turtle Delisting Petition
Honolulu Civil Beat
Wespac to Investigate, Discipline Itself Over Green Sea Turtle Delisting Petition. Kitty Simonds is executive director of the federal fisheries management panel as well as president of a private club that is urging less protection for endangered ...

Webcam lets observers watch live as sea turtle babies hatch - Orlando Sentinel

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 01:37

Webcam lets observers watch live as sea turtle babies hatch
Orlando Sentinel
Thanks to a live streaming, high-definition camera, observers were able to see about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch in the Keys and head for the ocean on Friday evening. The webcam has been focused on the nest in the Lower Keys for almost two ...

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Sea turtles nest numbers decline - The Topsail Advertiser

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:29

The Topsail Advertiser

Sea turtles nest numbers decline
The Topsail Advertiser
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic — a 58-percent drop from last year — it's not concerning, according to experts.

Police seize nearly 10000 sea turtle eggs from two men in one of the biggest ... - Inside Costa Rica

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:20

Inside Costa Rica

Police seize nearly 10000 sea turtle eggs from two men in one of the biggest ...
Inside Costa Rica
September 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police seized 9,400 sea turtle eggs from two men traveling in a vehicle in Nicoya, Guanacaste. The seizure was made at a checkpoint after a short chase. Two suspects, identified by the last names Matarrita and ...