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Georgie dives into vital task for turtles - NT News

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 06:31

NT News

Georgie dives into vital task for turtles
NT News
Georgie Goudie, 12, of Avalon was named as the regional Sydney winner of the Sea Life Trust's Sea Turtle Champion competition. Sea turtles are under increasing threat from plastic pollution, prompting the trust, a wildlife charity, to embark on a ...

13 Graceful Pictures of Rare Sea Turtles - National Geographic Australia

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:33

National Geographic Australia

13 Graceful Pictures of Rare Sea Turtles
National Geographic Australia
Of the seven species that swim in our oceans today, all face potential threats. The hawksbill sea turtle and the Atlantic Ridley sea turtle have the most uncertain future—the International Union for Conservation of Nature classifies both as critically ...

Chance encounter with gentle sea turtles - Philly.com

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 07:02

Philly.com

Chance encounter with gentle sea turtles
Philly.com
Thrilled and awed, I watched the medium-size turtle (about 150-200 pounds) using its powerful front flippers to swim and then dive to graze on sea grass. I clicked away with my underwater camera, taking in every detail of its beautifully patterned oval ...

Sea turtles part of SC Aquarium's 'window into the wild' - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 03:49

Sea turtles part of SC Aquarium's 'window into the wild'
Charleston Post Courier
They're the lumbering cuties of the beaches, the mysterious midnight nesters and magnificent defenseless swimmers — and so vulnerable to us humans. Sea turtles are now the sweet faces of the South Carolina Aquarium's education and conservation ...

How you can help protect nesting sea turtles during nesting season ... - MauiTime Weekly

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 21:21

MauiTime Weekly

How you can help protect nesting sea turtles during nesting season ...
MauiTime Weekly
It's sea turtle nesting season on Maui and the US Fish & Wildlife Service is asking the public's help in tracking the animals' activities. Hawksbill and green sea ...

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How you can help protect nesting sea turtles during nesting season on Maui - MauiTime Weekly

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 21:21

MauiTime Weekly

How you can help protect nesting sea turtles during nesting season on Maui
MauiTime Weekly
It's sea turtle nesting season on Maui and the US Fish & Wildlife Service is asking the public's help in tracking the animals' activities. Hawksbill and green sea turtles began their 2017 nesting season along Maui beaches in June. As endangered and ...

Climate Change Puts Sea Turtles in the Hot Seat - The Revelator

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:12

The Revelator

Climate Change Puts Sea Turtles in the Hot Seat
The Revelator
Take sea turtles, for example. Years of research has shown that the sex of turtle hatchlings depends on the temperatures of their sand-covered nests, a process called “temperature-dependent sex determination.” If temperatures are on the cool side, the ...

World Sea Turtle Day - FOX 4 News

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:09

FOX 4 News

World Sea Turtle Day
FOX 4 News
Today is World Sea Turtle Day and something special is happening at the Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine. A Hawksbill sea turtle will be put on display in the ocean tank. Senior aquarist Julie Cody says a Hawksbill sea turtle looks list most other sea ...
One Kemp's ridley sea turtle hooked at Apache Pier was transported ...Myrtle Beach Sun News
World Sea Turtle Day sees Naked Turtle Rum team up with ...Washington Times

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Newport Aquarium shows off rescued loggerhead sea turtle on World Sea Turtle Day - WLWT Cincinnati

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:05

WLWT Cincinnati

Newport Aquarium shows off rescued loggerhead sea turtle on World Sea Turtle Day
WLWT Cincinnati
Newport Aquarium joins several other agencies across the country to rescue a hatchling each October. Volunteers watch the sea turtle nests to look out for stragglers who remain in the nest after the other hatchlings have made their way to the ocean ...

World Sea Turtle Day: The journey of 5 rescued turtles from ocean to aquarium - AZCentral.com

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:59

AZCentral.com

World Sea Turtle Day: The journey of 5 rescued turtles from ocean to aquarium
AZCentral.com
Only 1 percent of sea turtles live to reach sexual maturity, which is why female turtles lay hundreds of eggs while nesting. According to Dave Peranteau, Director of Animal Care at OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale, human interaction has affected sea ...
WWF-Pakistan stresses need to save sea turtles - The Express TribuneThe Express Tribune
Newport Aquarium shows off rescued loggerhead sea turtle on World Sea Turtle DayWLWT Cincinnati
Climate Change Puts Sea Turtles in the Hot SeatThe Revelator
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Summer Goals: Sip Naked, Save Turtles. - GuruFocus.com

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:33

Summer Goals: Sip Naked, Save Turtles.
GuruFocus.com
Stepping up its efforts with long-term partner The Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC), The Naked Turtle White Rum will now donate a portion of its proceeds from each bottle made to the STC to help save baby sea turtles. It is estimated that only one out of ...

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Where'd the turtles and jellies go? Sea nettles and leatherbacks return to Monterey Bay - SFGate

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:02

SFGate

Where'd the turtles and jellies go? Sea nettles and leatherbacks return to Monterey Bay
SFGate
Sea nettles and leatherback sea turtles have returned to Monterey Bay after a three-year absence. The mysterious sea creatures disappeared from Monterey's waters as El Niño descended upon California in 2013, but this year's cooler temperatures have ...

Greene Turtle, DuClaw Brewing announce partnership, first beer to benefit sea turtles - Baltimore Sun (blog)

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:42

Baltimore Sun (blog)

Greene Turtle, DuClaw Brewing announce partnership, first beer to benefit sea turtles
Baltimore Sun (blog)
The money will be used to sponsor a sea turtle in the Tour de Turtles, the conservation group's annual migration of sea turtles, Kegg said. The group uses tracking devices to monitor the turtles' progress around the Caribbean. The three-month journey ...

Saving sea turtles - Valley Morning Star : News - Valley morning Star

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:02

Valley morning Star

Saving sea turtles - Valley Morning Star : News
Valley morning Star
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Sea turtle hatchlings were released yesterday and inched their way into the water for the very first time.

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Sea turtle lovers try to boost survival rates - Victoria Advocate

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 03:52

Victoria Advocate

Sea turtle lovers try to boost survival rates
Victoria Advocate
The previous record for nests found on Padre Island National Seashore was 117 in 2009 and 2011. BELOW: Megan Rasmussen, 24, a biological science technician for the National Park Service, takes a photo of a Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchling.

One Kemp's ridley sea turtle hooked at Apache Pier was transported ... - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 20:12

Myrtle Beach Sun News

One Kemp's ridley sea turtle hooked at Apache Pier was transported ...
Myrtle Beach Sun News
It's sea turtle season, and although they're mostly protected at local beaches, the turtles are still at risk for injury — and death — at fishing piers. On June 10 ...
World Sea Turtle Day sees Naked Turtle Rum team up with ...Washington Times

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DVIDS - News - 'Purple Heart' Sea Turtle Released Back into the ... - DVIDS (press release)

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 20:05

DVIDS (press release)

DVIDS - News - 'Purple Heart' Sea Turtle Released Back into the ...
DVIDS (press release)
Photo By Bobbie Camp | 170608-N-MS174-009 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (June 8, 2017 Gunnery Sgt. Paul Worley and his...... read more read more. Photo By ...

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Sea Turtle Saved By NJ Coast Guard Crew, Rescue Groups ... - Patch - Patch.com

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:33

Patch.com

Sea Turtle Saved By NJ Coast Guard Crew, Rescue Groups ... - Patch
Patch.com
West Orange, NJ - Watch video footage and see photos from the smile-inducing sea turtle rescue here.

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Doomed sea turtle gets some lucky breaks with DNR and South Carolina Aquarium - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 22:33

Charleston Post Courier

Doomed sea turtle gets some lucky breaks with DNR and South Carolina Aquarium
Charleston Post Courier
A Department of Natural Resources crew aboard the retrofitted shrimp trawler Lady Lisa was pulling marine life out of the water for observation and tagging when they caught a 55-pound sea turtle with fishing line coming out of her mouth and wrapped ...

Trump cancels whale and sea turtle protections - Washington Examiner

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 22:09

Washington Examiner

Trump cancels whale and sea turtle protections
Washington Examiner
The Trump administration on Monday tossed out a rule on marine protection for whales and sea turtles caught in fishing nets off the West Coast. The rule change was made despite the fishing industry's having proposed the measures in the first place, ...