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FEATURE: Sea turtles find human friends at Hainan centre - Eleven Myanmar

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:21

FEATURE: Sea turtles find human friends at Hainan centre
Eleven Myanmar
HAIKOU, China (China Daily/ANN) - Pang Pang, a green sea turtle 71 centimetres long that was washed ashore more than a year ago and sent by fishermen to Haikou, Hainan province, for rehabilitation, will soon leave its human friends behind and return to ...

For the “Luckiest Unlucky Sea Turtle,” the journey home is just beginning - Moultrie News

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:23

Moultrie News

For the “Luckiest Unlucky Sea Turtle,” the journey home is just beginning
Moultrie News
A 55-pound Kemp's ridley sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center (STCC) following the detrimental effects of human interaction is playing a critical role for science and education. “Peach” was released Monday ...
Turtle That Swallowed Fishing Line Released In OceanCBS Miami

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Sea Turtles Are Making a Cautious Comeback - TravelPulse

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:49

TravelPulse

Sea Turtles Are Making a Cautious Comeback
TravelPulse
PHOTO: Sea turtles are making a small comeback according to a new study. (photo via Flickr/Jared). Years of global conservation efforts could be paying off as turtles appear to be making something of a comeback. A study of seven different types of sea ...

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island - Savannah Morning News

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:59

Savannah Morning News

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island
Savannah Morning News
Saturday, Sept. 30, was an exciting day on Tybee Island. From the north end to the south, good things were happening. At 1 p.m., near the pavilion, to the cheers of hundreds of people, the Burton 4-H Center released Zoe, their 5-year-old loggerhead sea ...

Florida Students develop device to relocate sea turtle nests during ... - TCPalm

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:18

TCPalm

Florida Students develop device to relocate sea turtle nests during ...
TCPalm
A group of Florida students teamed up with a Jensen Beach nonprofit to create the Sea Turtle Accessible Relocator.
Storms wipe out sea turtle nests | Firstcoastnews.comFirst Coast News

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Hurricane Irma tooks its toll on sea turtle nests along state's coast - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 21:32

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Hurricane Irma tooks its toll on sea turtle nests along state's coast
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Thousands of green sea turtle nests at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge were destroyed or exposed by the high surf from Hurricane Irma, University of ...

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After Decades of Effort, Sea Turtles Are Making a Comeback - Lady Freethinker

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 18:36

Lady Freethinker

After Decades of Effort, Sea Turtles Are Making a Comeback
Lady Freethinker
Sea turtles have been endangered for years, but a recent study shows that, thanks to conservation efforts, these little guys are making a comeback.

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Program aids rescue of sea turtle | Hernando Sun - Hernando Sun

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 13:25

Hernando Sun

Program aids rescue of sea turtle | Hernando Sun
Hernando Sun
Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County has recently partnered with the Loggerhead Marinelife Center to expand the Responsible Pier Initiative ...

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Onset woman helps rehabilitate seals, sea turtles at National Marine Life Center - Wareham Week

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:14

Wareham Week

Onset woman helps rehabilitate seals, sea turtles at National Marine Life Center
Wareham Week
They rehabilitate and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles. The center gets animals from Maine to Long Island, including from Wareham. Seals from Onset are sometimes brought to the center and the National Marine Life Center cares for around ...

Many of Florida's Sea Turtle Nests Were Destroyed by Hurricane Irma - New York Times

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 20:10

New York Times

Many of Florida's Sea Turtle Nests Were Destroyed by Hurricane Irma
New York Times
A loggerhead turtle hatchling headed for the sea. Hurricane Irma wiped out large numbers of leatherback and loggerhead turtle nests in Florida last month, ...

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Tiny sea turtle hatchlings rescued among big boats at Port of Palm Beach - Palm Beach Post

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:59

Palm Beach Post

Tiny sea turtle hatchlings rescued among big boats at Port of Palm Beach
Palm Beach Post
Ashley Isaac on LMC Rehab Team using pool skimmer to retrieve hatchlings from the water. (Photo/Loggerhead Marinelife Center). Hitching a ride in clumps of floating sargassum, about 60 sea turtle hatchlings were rescued this week after drifting from ...

How visiting a scenic Cuban resort can help save green sea turtles - MyAJC

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:00

How visiting a scenic Cuban resort can help save green sea turtles
MyAJC
The Florida Aquarium has been collaborating with Cuba's National Aquarium since 2015 to help save coral dying throughout Caribbean waters. Now, the downtown Tampa marine research and tourism center is partnering with a Miami-based nonprofit on ...

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VIDEO: 4 rehabilitated sea turtles released off South Carolina coast ... - WSAV-TV

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:35

WSAV-TV

VIDEO: 4 rehabilitated sea turtles released off South Carolina coast ...
WSAV-TV
[anvplayer video="WSAV:1483271"] ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCBD) – Four rehabilitated sea turtles were released off of the coast of South Carolina Tuesday ...

On The Back Of A Sea Turtle, A Port Aransas Funeral Brings Hope ... - Texas Standard

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:46

Texas Standard

On The Back Of A Sea Turtle, A Port Aransas Funeral Brings Hope ...
Texas Standard
Michael Amos holds a green sea turtle, while his mother Lynn sprinkles the ashes of Tony Amos on its shell. From KUT: The weather was good for the funeral.

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Watch Prince Charles, in a Suit, Release Sea Turtles into the Ocean as He Warns 'Plastic Is Now on the Menu' - PEOPLE.com

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:31

PEOPLE.com

Watch Prince Charles, in a Suit, Release Sea Turtles into the Ocean as He Warns 'Plastic Is Now on the Menu'
PEOPLE.com
And he got up close and personal with one of the world's most ancient creatures during a visit to Golden Bay, Malta, on Thursday to oversee the release of rehabilitated sea turtles back into the ocean. The royal escorted Tomasina the Turtle onto the ...

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Sea Turtles Were; Sea Turtles Are; Sea Turtles Will - Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 19:35

Sea Turtles Were; Sea Turtles Are; Sea Turtles Will
Rainforest Trust (press release) (blog)
Many sea turtle populations were on the decline. You read that correctly. By conglomerating population estimates of individual sea turtle populations over the past few decades, researchers found that the majority of sea turtle populations across the ...

100 baby sea turtles hatched in Maryland and made their way to the ... - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:53

Mother Nature Network (blog)

100 baby sea turtles hatched in Maryland and made their way to the ...
Mother Nature Network (blog)
A rare hatching of around 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles occurred on Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and crawled to the ocean on Sept.

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Hurricane exposes and washes away thousands of sea turtle nests - Phys.Org

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 16:08

Phys.Org

Hurricane exposes and washes away thousands of sea turtle nests
Phys.Org
Hurricane Irma took a devastating toll on incubating sea turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most important loggerhead and green ...

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The man saving Kenya's critically endangered sea turtles - CNN

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:12

CNN

The man saving Kenya's critically endangered sea turtles
CNN
Sea turtles have been around for nearly 110 million years and are now considered highly endangered. Their preservation rests on activities of conservationists such as Kiponda as these turtles face numerous threats and indications of their extinction in ...