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Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:59

EurekAlert (press release)

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and ...

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Venice Police rescue more than a dozen baby sea turtles from parking lot - WTSP.com

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:39

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Venice Police rescue more than a dozen baby sea turtles from parking lot
WTSP.com
VENICE, Fla. -- They're probably the tiniest trespassers the Venice Police Department will ever have to deal with. Officers rescued more than a dozen baby turtles from a parking lot near the beach this weekend. They said they rounded up all the babies ...

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Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ... - UGA Today

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:30

UGA Today

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ...
UGA Today
This loggerhead post-hatchling was rehabilitated and released by the Loggerhead Marlinelife Center. The vial contains plastic that was excreted by the sea ...

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Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw - Popular Science

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:12

Popular Science

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw
Popular Science
At 10:00 p.m. on May 5, a team of people quietly approached a leatherback lying in the sand on the Florida beach. Working quickly while the female sea turtle laid her eggs, they drilled two small holes in the back of her shell. Through the holes they ...

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw - Popular Science

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:01

Popular Science

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw
Popular Science
At 10:00 p.m. on May 5, a team of people quietly approached a leatherback lying in the sand on the Florida beach. Working quickly while the female sea turtle laid her eggs, they drilled two small holes in the back of her shell. Through the holes they ...

Turtles are disappearing – and that could spell disaster - Cosmos

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 01:48

Cosmos

Turtles are disappearing – and that could spell disaster
Cosmos
These slow, gentle creatures have inhabited the Earth and its oceans for more than two million years. They've outlived the dinosaurs. But turtles have met their match in modern humans – and a comprehensive review of the global situation reveals this ...

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Plastic Puts Turtles at Risk - Bloomberg

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:50

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Plastic Puts Turtles at Risk
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Bloomberg. Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Are we headed for a world without turtles? - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 15:02

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Are we headed for a world without turtles?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
About 61 percent of all modern turtle species are either threatened with extinction or already extinct, according to new research published in the journal BioScience. Turtles are among the most threatened animal groups on Earth, the study's authors ...

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Participants of Vineyard Fishing Derby Asked to Keep Eyes Open for Sea Turtles - CapeCod.com News

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 09:59

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Participants of Vineyard Fishing Derby Asked to Keep Eyes Open for Sea Turtles
CapeCod.com News
MARTHA'S VINEYARD – With the Martha's Vineyard Fishing Derby in full swing until October 13, Mass Audubon and derby organizers are asking anglers to watch out and steer clear of sea turtles. “We're urging boaters to be very vigilant to watch ahead of ...

Just A Few Pieces Of Plastic Can Kill A Turtle, Study Finds - I4U News

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:40

I4U News

Just A Few Pieces Of Plastic Can Kill A Turtle, Study Finds
I4U News
Hundreds of turtles die every year after swallowing plastic pieces in oceans and on beaches. When turtles ingest plastic, it blocks their intestinal tract, leading to starvation and eventually death. Equally of concern is that the problem of plastic ...

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Single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles - The Nation

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 23:18

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Single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles
The Nation
The authors of this study estimate that around half of all the sea turtles on the planet have ingested plastic - this rises to 90% among juvenile green sea turtles off the coast of Brazil. To determine how this exposure was impacting the species, the ...
Just a Few Pieces of Plastic can Kill a Turtle, Study Finds - I4U NewsI4U News
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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Four rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday at Park West - Pensacola News Journal

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:45

Pensacola News Journal

Four rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday at Park West
Pensacola News Journal
Four rehabilitated sea turtles will be released back into the Gulf of Mexico Monday at Park West off of Fort Pickens Road and the public is welcome to share the excitement. The Gulfarium's C.A.R.E Center is conducting the release at 10 a.m. Monday ...

Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtles - ZME Science

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:04

ZME Science

Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtles
ZME Science
Scientists estimate that more than half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic debris in some proportion. The rubbish, which was once in the hand of a human before it made its way into the world's oceans, comes in all shapes and sizes, from microscopic ...
Tagging and tracking the Tour de TurtlesMongabay.com
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Hurricane ... - Fox 8 - fox8.com

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:07

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Hurricane ... - Fox 8
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Inside the closed South Carolina Aquarium Thursday, volunteers were hard at work taking steps to ensure the animals that call the aquarium home will be safe ...

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Sea turtles can die from eating just one piece of plastic - Treehugger

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:24

Treehugger

Sea turtles can die from eating just one piece of plastic
Treehugger
Scientists have finally measured just how bad ocean plastic pollution is for these majestic animals. Sea turtles have been around since the time of dinosaurs, dating back 110 million years. They are one of the most ancient creatures on Earth, but in ...
Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtlesZME Science
Every piece of plastic in the ocean can potentially kill a turtle, finds new studyInternational Business Times, India Edition
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Florence - CNN

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:35

CNN

'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Florence
CNN
"We are here until the storm ends, and the reason we're here is to take care of all the animals in the aquarium," said Willow Melamet, sea turtle care manager at the aquarium. She is one of 12 volunteer staff members on the team that will ride out the ...

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For sea turtles, just one plastic piece can cause 20 per cent deaths - The Borneo Post

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:44

The Borneo Post

For sea turtles, just one plastic piece can cause 20 per cent deaths
The Borneo Post
LONDON: Consuming just one piece of plastic waste could significantly increase the risk of death for a sea turtle, according to a study on link between sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion. According to Xinhua news agency, researchers ...
Majority of world's turtles have eaten plastic: Australian studyXinhua
Sea turtles can die from swallowing plastic, reveals studyDaily News & Analysis
'A single fragment of plastic' can homicide sea turtles, says seeNewsline
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Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic - Daily Advertiser

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:43

Daily Advertiser

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic
Daily Advertiser
More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts. More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts as millions of tonnes of rubbish continues to be dumped into oceans each year ...