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Green Sea Turtles Could Face Extinction as Temperatures Rise in Great Barrier Reef - Newswise (press release)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:34

Green Sea Turtles Could Face Extinction as Temperatures Rise in Great Barrier Reef
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Dr. Monty Hempel is director of the environmental science department at the University of Redlands and past president of the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS). He is internationally recognized and can speak with ...

Endangered sea turtles losing key guardian as NPO has to close - Asahi Shimbun

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:10

Asahi Shimbun

Endangered sea turtles losing key guardian as NPO has to close
Asahi Shimbun
YAKUSHIMA, Kagoshima Prefecture--For endangered loggerhead sea turtles that lay their eggs on famed Nagatahama beach here, a group that kept unruly onlookers at bay was perhaps their best hope. For the past three decades, Yakushima Umigame-Kan ...

Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female - The Weather Network

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:04

The Weather Network

Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female
The Weather Network
Monday, January 15, 2018, 14:33 - Rising temperatures in Australia's northern Great Barrier Reef are causing the vast majority of Green Turtles born to be female, a new study has found. Published on Tuesday (January 9) in the journal Current Biology ...
Warmer temperatures at Great Barrier Reef causing sea turtles to be ...Reuters
Changing temps affecting sea turtles | | heraldextra.comDaily Herald
How can we halt the feminisation of sea turtles in the northern Great Barrier Reef?The Conversation AU
The Indian Express -India.com -Siliconrepublic.com
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Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female - The Weather Network

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:53

The Weather Network

Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female
The Weather Network
Monday, January 15, 2018, 14:33 - Rising temperatures in Australia's northern Great Barrier Reef are causing the vast majority of Green Turtles born to be female, a new study has found. Published on Tuesday (January 9) in the journal Current Biology ...
Warmer temperatures at Great Barrier Reef causing sea turtles to be born femaleReuters
How to Stop Sex Changes in Turtles on the Great Barrier ReefScientific American
Changing temps affecting sea turtlesDaily Herald
Newswise (press release) -The Indian Express -India.com
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Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female - The Weather Network US

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:47

The Weather Network US

Warmer temperatures cause sea turtles to be born female
The Weather Network US
Monday, January 15, 2018, 14:33 - Rising temperatures in Australia's northern Great Barrier Reef are causing the vast majority of Green Turtles born to be female, a new study has found. Published on Tuesday (January 9) in the journal Current Biology ...
Warmer temperatures at Great Barrier Reef causing sea turtles to be born femaleReuters
How to Stop Sex Changes in Turtles on the Great Barrier Reef ...Scientific American
Changing temps affecting sea turtlesDaily Herald
Newswise (press release) -The Indian Express -Cosmos
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Changing temps affecting sea turtles - Daily Herald

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:23

Reuters

Changing temps affecting sea turtles
Daily Herald
The sex of sea turtles is largely determined by the temperature of the sand in which the eggs are laid, but the study details the first-time researchers have been able to document it on a large scale. And with climate change under way Down Under ...
Warmer temperatures at Great Barrier Reef causing sea turtles to be born femaleReuters
99% female: Skewed sex ratio in green sea turtles in warming climateThe Indian Express
Too many green turtles being born female due to rising sea temperaturesSiliconrepublic.com
Science Examiner
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Baby sea turtles on tiny treadmills answer the question of why man ... - Quartz

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:01

Quartz

Baby sea turtles on tiny treadmills answer the question of why man ...
Quartz
For sea turtles, merely surviving is an incredible feat. Only about one in one thousand sea turtles make it to adulthood. And the dangers start early. Many don't even survive their first journey from their mothers' nests onshore to the ocean, where ...

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Climate Change Affecting Gender of Endangered Green Sea Turtles - Voice of America

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:57

Voice of America

Climate Change Affecting Gender of Endangered Green Sea Turtles
Voice of America
Researchers say climate change is responsible for the vast majority of green sea turtles in the northern Great Barrier Reef off Australia being female. Scientists from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the temperature at ...

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'Turkey' the sea turtle dies after being found on SW Washington - KPTV - KPTV.com

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:31

KPTV.com

'Turkey' the sea turtle dies after being found on SW Washington - KPTV
KPTV.com
The Oregon Coast Aquarium reported Friday that the turtle affectionately dubbed “Turkey” was not able to recover after being found hypothermic and dehydrated over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Turkey the Rescued Turtle Passes Away at Oregon Coast AquariumOregon Coast Beach Connection

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VIRAL VIDEO: Woman caught sitting on sea turtle - KITV Honolulu

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:54

KITV Honolulu

VIRAL VIDEO: Woman caught sitting on sea turtle
KITV Honolulu
Video of what appears to be a woman sitting on a sea turtle at Ho'okipa Beach Park on Maui is raising eyebrows on social media. Oriana Kalama was appalled by what she saw and filmed the incident after she pleaded with the woman to move. Kalama founded ...

Cold-stunned sea turtles undergoing rehab, preparing to be released - WEAU

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:10

WEAU

Cold-stunned sea turtles undergoing rehab, preparing to be released
WEAU
Now, staff and volunteers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the United States Geological Survey, and Gulf World Marine Institute are coming together to bring the turtles back to health. "Each turtle that we can rehab and ...

Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld - New Jersey Herald

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:52

New Jersey Herald

Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld
New Jersey Herald
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Some marine animals stunned by cold weather nationwide are warming up at SeaWorld in Florida. In a statement this week, theme park spokeswoman Suzanne Pelisson Beasley said SeaWorld rescue teams are on track to have one of their ...

Texas A&M-Galveston group saves sea turtles from chilly death ... - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:11

Bryan-College Station Eagle

Texas A&M-Galveston group saves sea turtles from chilly death ...
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Last month's arctic freeze that swept across the country made for dangerous conditions for green sea turtles -- and a group from Texas A&M-Galveston stepped in to help.

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Texas A&M-Galveston group saves sea turtles from chilly death - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:11

Texas A&M-Galveston group saves sea turtles from chilly death
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Last month's arctic freeze that swept across the country made for dangerous conditions for green sea turtles -- and a group from Texas A&M-Galveston stepped in to help. Along the Gulf of Mexico, as temperatures plummeted, green sea turtles began to ...

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Rescued sea turtles released after cold leaves them stunned - KHOU

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:11

KHOU

Rescued sea turtles released after cold leaves them stunned
KHOU
GALVESTON - Hundreds of Green Sea Turtles were released off North Padre Island this week after spending nearly a week in Galveston. The turtles stranded last week along the Gulf Coast because they were shocked by the cold. More than 90 of those turtles ...
Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorldPhys.Org
Sea Turtle Awareness Day celebrated during Aquarium Overnight ...KRQE News 13
Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned ...KRIS Corpus Christi News
Kaplan Herald
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Baby sea turtles walk on treadmills for science - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 20:47

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Baby sea turtles walk on treadmills for science
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Baby sea turtles have a roughly 50 percent chance of reaching the ocean where electric lights pose a disorientation risk, according to researchers from Florida Atlantic University, and their odds drop further if they get separated from the crowd ...

Sea Turtle Awareness Day celebrated during Aquarium Overnight, and a real baby Sea Turtle in residence - KRQE News 13

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:56

KRQE News 13

Sea Turtle Awareness Day celebrated during Aquarium Overnight, and a real baby Sea Turtle in residence
KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — Sea Turtle Awareness Day at the BioPark is being celebrated with an Aquarium event, and the opportunity to witness a live baby sea turtle swimming up close. Sea Turtle Awareness Day is on Saturday, Jan. 20, and will be the ...
Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned sea turtlesKRIS Corpus Christi News
Organizations care for sea turtles 'stunned' by Florida coldWTHR

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