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AMITW excavates first sea turtle nest of season - Bradenton Herald

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Bradenton Herald

AMITW excavates first sea turtle nest of season
Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON BEACH -- The Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring Monday held the season's first sea turtle nest excavation. More than 50 people -- volunteers, children and their families -- peered curiously as Glenn Wiseman, education ...
Jekyll Island Hotels are violating Sea Turtle OrdinancesValdostaToday.com
Sea turtles nest on beach with sunbathersThe Anna Maria Islander

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Sea turtle rescued by Costa Rican police from car trunk - The Tico Times

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 23:22

The Tico Times

Sea turtle rescued by Costa Rican police from car trunk
The Tico Times
Police stopped a car driven by a man with the surname Solano near the Limón cemetery and asked him to open the trunk of his vehicle. Inside was a green sea turtle measuring 1.4 meters from beak to tail. The turtle was on its back with its flippers bound.

S.A. student receives scholarship for work with sea turtles - KENS 5 TV

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 21:47

KENS 5 TV

S.A. student receives scholarship for work with sea turtles
KENS 5 TV
Muniz organized a student group to pick up litter on Texas beaches after learning sea turtles die from ingesting plastic bags and other forms of litter. "I really wanted to show people that it was our trash that caused these sea turtles to die, to ...

Researchers Strapped a Go-Pro to a Sea Turtle, and Here's What They Got - Smithsonian

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 15:10

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Researchers Strapped a Go-Pro to a Sea Turtle, and Here's What They Got
Smithsonian
On a more serious note, WWF Also hopes to raise awareness about the threats faced by sea turtles and the 6,000 species that make their home on the reef. “WWF produced this amazing video to remind us all that the Great Barrier Reef is amazing, but also ...
The World Wildlife Fund Put A Camera On This Sea Turtle's Shell, And The ...Bustle
Sea turtle records journey through Great Barrier Reef with GoProfox8.com
GoPro camera shows reef as seen by a sea turtleWIAT 42
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Jekyll Island Hotels are violating Sea Turtle Ordinances - ValdostaToday.com

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:07

ValdostaToday.com

Jekyll Island Hotels are violating Sea Turtle Ordinances
ValdostaToday.com
BRUNSWICK — Sea turtles are nesting on Jekyll Island's beaches in what could be record numbers this season except for in one critical spot, the Westin Hotel on the beachfront. With a lot of the nesting season to go, there have been 111 nests counted ...
Sea turtles nest on beach with sunbathersThe Anna Maria Islander

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Sea turtles need protection from extinction - The Statesman (press release)

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 05:56

The Statesman (press release)

Sea turtles need protection from extinction
The Statesman (press release)
Speaking at the conference, Pham Trong Yen of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Directorate of Fisheries said that sea turtles in Vietnam listed in the Red Book faced the threat of extinction. The conference is being held to discuss ...

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Sea turtles need protection from extinction - VietNamNet Bridge

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 03:05

VietNamNet Bridge

Sea turtles need protection from extinction
VietNamNet Bridge
VietNamNet Bridge – New measures to protect sea turtles are needed as their number has fallen sharply because of human impact and economic development, delegates heard at a conference last Friday in the central province of Ninh Thuan.

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Sea turtles need protection from extinction - Viet Nam News

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 02:02

VietNamNet Bridge

Sea turtles need protection from extinction
Viet Nam News
NINH THUAN (VNS) — New measures to protect sea turtles are needed as their number has fallen sharply because of human impact and economic development, delegates heard at a conference last Friday in the central province of Ninh Thuan.
Vietnam boosts sea turtle preservationVietNamNet Bridge

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Photos showing women riding sea turtle in Fla. spark outrage - 13WMAZ

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 16:24

13WMAZ

Photos showing women riding sea turtle in Fla. spark outrage
13WMAZ
Photos posted on social media that appear to show two women riding a sea turtle have led to an investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The images were sent over Snapchat and appear to have been taken in Melbourne ...
Viral photos of girls riding sea turtles prompt investigationBay News 9
FWC investigating photos of women with sea turtlesWFLA
Pictures appear to show girls sitting on sea turtle at beachWKMG Orlando
TBO.com
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GoPro turtle inspires people to save Great Barrier Reef in mesmerizing footage ... - RT

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:15

RT

GoPro turtle inspires people to save Great Barrier Reef in mesmerizing footage ...
RT
Turtles are proving invaluable research companions in WWF's quest to learn as much as they can about the disappearing underwater landscape. The organization has been tagging green turtles, the ones that grow to weigh up to 400 pounds and are the size ...
Sea turtle records journey through Great Barrier Reef with GoProfox8.com
MUST SEE: Turtle's-eye view of Great Barrier ReefThe Weather Network
Video: Sea turtle films great Barrier ReefFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
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Endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle Slaughtered in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:02

The Costa Rica Star

Endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle Slaughtered in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
Five men were arrested earlier this week after police officers found them in possession of a butchered sea turtle from a virtually extinct species that is just starting to return to Costa Rica. According to an official communication from the Ministry ...

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore - National Parks Traveler

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 10:25

National Parks Traveler

Cape Hatteras National Seashore
National Parks Traveler
Each spring and summer, female sea turtles--loggerhead, green, and occasional leatherback--make a brief trip to the shores of Cape Hatteras to nest. Approximately two months later, under the cover of darkness, up to 150 hatchlings emerge from each ...

11th sea turtle release scheduled for Sunday - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 00:59

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

11th sea turtle release scheduled for Sunday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Officials advise people to call the Hatchling Hotline at 361-949-7163 to make sure the release has not been canceled. The cancellation notice will be posted on the Padre Island National Seashore Division of Sea Turtle Science & Recovery Facebook page ...

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Cruise with sea turtles - Jacksonville Daily News

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 22:19

Cruise with sea turtles
Jacksonville Daily News
The aquarium is offering patrons a ride aboard the Carolina Princess in order to watch the sea turtles be released into the ocean July 10. Eleven loggerhead sea turtles, between ages 1 and 2, will be released. The educational cruise will be from 8 a.m ...

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Viral photos of girls riding sea turtles prompt investigation - Bay News 9

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:27

13WMAZ

Viral photos of girls riding sea turtles prompt investigation
Bay News 9
These pictures of what appear to be two girls riding a sea turtle, allegedly at Melbourne Beach, have sparked outrage on social media and prompted an investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. It is illegal in Florida to ...
Photos showing women riding sea turtle in Fla. spark outrage13WMAZ
FWC investigating photos of women with sea turtlesWFLA
Pictures appear to show girls sitting on sea turtle at beachWKMG Orlando
Orlando Sentinel
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Meet the ordinary people who rescue distressed whales, dolphins and sea ... - Washington Post

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:07

The News Journal

Meet the ordinary people who rescue distressed whales, dolphins and sea ...
Washington Post
And whenever a sea turtle washes ashore or a manatee takes a wrong turn along the East Coast, a phalanx of volunteers, government agencies and nonprofit groups is standing by to help. [From the archives: Whale deaths worry experts]. The effort, loosely ...
Volunteers key in marine rescuesTribune-Review

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Sea turtle wearing a GoPro shows beauty of Great Barrier Reef - USA TODAY

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 18:45

USA TODAY

Sea turtle wearing a GoPro shows beauty of Great Barrier Reef
USA TODAY
The GoPro footage is part of a WWF collaboration with local researchers to understand the effect climate change and pollution are having on sea turtle populations, according to Charlie Stevens, a spokesman for the WWF in Australia. He says researchers ...
Watch from a sea turtle's perspective as it swims through Great Barrier ReefUPI.com
Sea turtle records journey through Great Barrier Reef with GoProfox8.com
Sea turtle films great Barrier ReefToledo News Now

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FWC investigating photos of women with sea turtles - WFLA

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:07

WFLA

FWC investigating photos of women with sea turtles
WFLA
One photo shows a woman with long hair who appears to be sitting on top of a sea turtle. The second photo shows a woman with short hair and tattoos who also appears to be sitting on a sea turtle. The woman is making a hand gesture and the photo also ...
Pictures appear to show girls sitting on sea turtle at beachWKMG Orlando
Photos show women riding sea turtle in Melbourne BeachWTSP 10 News
Beachgoers warned to be careful of sea turtlesWPBF West Palm Beach
Sun Sentinel
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Watch from a sea turtle's perspective as it swims through Great Barrier Reef - UPI.com

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:01

UPI.com

Watch from a sea turtle's perspective as it swims through Great Barrier Reef
UPI.com
CANBERRA, Australia, July 3 (UPI) -- Get a firsthand look at what it's like to be a sea turtle swimming among the Great Barrier Reef thanks to a cleverly placed camera by the folks at the World Wildlife Fund. The organization posted a video to its ...
MUST SEE: Turtle's-eye view of Great Barrier ReefThe Weather Network
Sea turtle records journey through Great Barrier Reef with GoProfox8.com
Sea turtle films great Barrier ReefToledo News Now

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Sea turtle youth camp protects hatchlings during holiday - Sun Sentinel

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:24

Sun Sentinel

Sea turtle youth camp protects hatchlings during holiday
Sun Sentinel
While most kids were lighting sparklers and firecrackers, one group planned to spend the holiday on the beach with Cuban mops and empty buckets — the tools they needed to save sea turtles. The Sea Turtle Rescue youth group is a sleep-away camp with ...
Beachgoers warned to be careful of sea turtlesWPBF West Palm Beach
FWC investigates after picture surfaces of woman on top of sea turtleWFTV Orlando
FWC urges the public to steer clear of nesting sea turtles this holiday weekendFort Myers Beach Observer
Bradenton Herald
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