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Volunteers help sea turtles return to Laguna Madre - Valley morning Star

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:23

Valley morning Star

Volunteers help sea turtles return to Laguna Madre
Valley morning Star
Sea Turtle Inc. officials said due to the recent cold front, more than 300 sea turtles washed up on shore “cold stunned.” “When a cold stun happens in theory it's a hypothermic shock,” Sea Turtle Inc. Marketing Director Sanjuana Zavala said. “These ...

Organizations care for sea turtles 'stunned' by Florida cold - WTHR

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:21

Organizations care for sea turtles 'stunned' by Florida cold
WTHR
PORT ST. JOE, Florida (WJHG) — A handful of organizations in Florida are working together to nurse hundreds of cold stunned sea turtles back to health. Roughly 870 green, loggerhead and Kemp's ridley sea turtles washed ashore in St. Joe Bay last week ...

Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned sea turtles - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:31

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Texas State Aquarium treats, releases more than 700 cold-stunned sea turtles
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Since the beginning of the year, the Texas State Aquarium has admitted and cared for nearly 800 cold-stunned sea turtles, releasing more than 700 sea turtles back into their natural habitat. Marking an all-time record for the aquarium's wildlife ...
'Chilly-stunned' sea turtles launched again into Gulf of MexicoKaplan Herald

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Sea Turtles Under Threat as Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female - Futurism

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:14

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Sea Turtles Under Threat as Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female
Futurism
Climate change is causing some troubling new phenomena in the animal kingdom, and is most likely the culprit behind a new study discovering that as much as 99 percent of baby green sea turtles in warm equatorial regions are being born female. The study ...
Rising temperatures turning major sea turtle population femaleScience Daily
Lady Turtles Are Dominating the Great Barrier Reef Because of Climate ChangeInverse
Warm Temperatures Turning Sea Turtle Population Almost Entirely FemaleR & D Magazine
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Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld - ABC News

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:30

Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld
ABC News
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 most active seasons ...

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MOODY GARDENS HELPS IN RELEASE OF 185 COLD-STUNNED ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:30

MOODY GARDENS HELPS IN RELEASE OF 185 COLD-STUNNED ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Turtles released Wednesday in warmer waters off North Padre Island.

MOODY GARDENS HELPS IN RELEASE OF 185 COLD-STUNNED GREEN SEA TURTLES - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:30

MOODY GARDENS HELPS IN RELEASE OF 185 COLD-STUNNED GREEN SEA TURTLES
GlobeNewswire (press release)
GALVESTON, Texas (January 11, 2018) – Nearly 200 Green Sea Turtles were released off North Padre Island this afternoon after spending nearly a week on Galveston Island, where they were cared for after being stranded on the Gulf Coast due to being cold ...

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

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:27

Miami Herald

Cold-stunned manatees, sea turtles warming up at SeaWorld
Miami Herald
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 most active seasons ...

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Cold-Stunned Manatees, Sea Turtles Warming up at SeaWorld - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:40

Cold-Stunned Manatees, Sea Turtles Warming up at SeaWorld
U.S. News & World Report
Over 200 seas turtles have been rescued from frigid Texas waters. And two dozen sea turtles from New England have been flown to Florida for rehabilitation. Last year, Pelisson Beasley said SeaWorld teams assisted in just 38 cold-related rescues. The ...

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As temperatures rise, male sea turtles disappearing from Australia's Great Barrier Reef - Seattle Times

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:57

Seattle Times

As temperatures rise, male sea turtles disappearing from Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Seattle Times
Sea turtles are sentinels,” Allen said. “They're telling us something is going on in the oceans and we need to pay attention.” Both she and Jensen said they do not yet see the problem as urgent, because there are enough adult males to sustain the ...
Endangered sea turtles in Australia are almost all turning out female, and scientists have figured out whyBusiness Insider
Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate changeQuartz
Rising temperatures turning major sea turtle population femalePhys.Org
Futurism -NPR
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Cold stunned sea turtles undergoing rehab, preparing to be released - WJHG-TV

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:43

WJHG-TV

Cold stunned sea turtles undergoing rehab, preparing to be released
WJHG-TV
"When the water temperature gets below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, they go into kinda a comatose state," Senior Veterinarian Julie Cavin said. Now, staff and volunteers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the United States Geological ...

Climate Change Is Making Nearly All Sea Turtles Born on These Beaches Female - Mental Floss

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:03

Mental Floss

Climate Change Is Making Nearly All Sea Turtles Born on These Beaches Female
Mental Floss
Climate change can wipe out a species's food source and destroy its habitat, but rising temperatures are having a more surprising effect on green sea turtles that's no less devastating. According to a report in Current Biology [PDF], up to 99.8 percent ...

More Female Sea Turtles Born as Temperatures Rise - New York Times

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:12

New York Times

More Female Sea Turtles Born as Temperatures Rise
New York Times
Among adult turtles, 87 percent are female, suggesting that there has been a shift in gender ratios over the last few decades. A sea turtle's sex is determined by its nesting environment. As sands warm, more females will hatch relative to males; if the ...
Climate Change Means 99% Of Australian Sea Turtles Are Being Born FemaleScience Trends
Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate changeQuartz
Sea Turtles Under Threat as Climate Change Turns Most Babies FemaleFuturism
Science Daily -SWFSC - NOAA -WWF-Australia -CNET
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Endangered sea turtles in Australia are almost all turning out female, and scientists have figured out why - Business Insider

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:34

Business Insider

Endangered sea turtles in Australia are almost all turning out female, and scientists have figured out why
Business Insider
Up to 99% of endangered green sea turtles born on Australia's east coast are female, which poses a grave threat to the long-term survival of the species. The culprit is increasing temperatures. Green sea turtles don't develop into males or females ...
Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate change - QuartzQuartz
Nearly All of Australia's Sea Turtles are Hatching FemaleLaboratory Equipment
Treat of the Day: Aggies Help Sea TurtlesKBTX
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Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate change - Quartz

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:00

Quartz

Green sea turtles are turning all-female due to climate change
Quartz
The same rising temperatures that are devastating Australia's Great Barrier Reef are doing something very dramatic to the green sea turtles that are born alongside it: They're turning them all into females. When a turtle lays an egg, the sex of its ...
There's something strange happening with endangered green sea turtles in Australia, and scientists have figured out whyBusiness Insider
Warming turning major sea turtle population female: StudyMendon Journal
Green Turtles In Great Barrier Reef Turning Female Because Of Climate ChangeInfosurhoy

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95 rescued sea turtles to be released at North Padre Island - KTRK-TV

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:04

KTRK-TV

95 rescued sea turtles to be released at North Padre Island
KTRK-TV
Ninety-five green sea turtles will be released back into the Gulf Wednesday after spending about a week at Moody Gardens recovering from cold shock. Video from Moody Gardens shows some of the turtles rescued from East Matagorda Bay. They were suffering ...

850 'cold stunned' sea turtles brought to Florida facility - WTHR

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 03:23

850 'cold stunned' sea turtles brought to Florida facility
WTHR
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say more than 850 "cold stunned" sea turtles have been brought to a Florida facility since a cold snap began last week. Gulf World Marine Institute spokeswoman Sam Tuno told the Northwest Florida Daily News ...
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Scientists say Climate Change is leading to higher female sea turtle populations - WPTV.com

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:01

WPTV.com

Scientists say Climate Change is leading to higher female sea turtle populations
WPTV.com
A recent national study from research journal 'Current Biology' is sounding the alarm - saying warmer temperatures are giving birth to turtle populations that are almost entirely female. Scientists at FAU's Research Lab at Gumbo Limbo have been ...