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This Rescue of Sea Turtle Tangled in a Party Balloon Shows Where Our Trash Really Ends Up (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:54

One Green Planet

This Rescue of Sea Turtle Tangled in a Party Balloon Shows Where Our Trash Really Ends Up (VIDEO)
One Green Planet
Angel Hernandez and Bryce Trevett were recently out on the water when they spotted a sea turtle caught in a discarded balloon. Seeing the animal tangled in the balloon's flailing strings, they knew they needed to step in to help. One of the rescuers ...

World Collector Coins - Sea Turtle, Sand Dollar Coins from Palau - CoinWeek

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:34

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World Collector Coins - Sea Turtle, Sand Dollar Coins from Palau
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The obverse shows the official coat of arms of the Republic of Palau below an outrigger canoe with canoeist. Also, the coin's name and nominal value, ...

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World Collector Coins – Sea Turtle, Sand Dollar Coins from Palau - CoinWeek

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:34

CoinWeek

World Collector Coins – Sea Turtle, Sand Dollar Coins from Palau
CoinWeek
The convex carapace of the sea turtle makes it ideal for such a three-dimensional numismatic rendition. It is native to the tropics and subtropics, and its six species are subordinate to the family of the Chelonioidea. All species possess paddle-like ...

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Endangered Sea Turtle rescued in Mexico Beach - Story | WMBB - My Panhandle

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 04:25

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Endangered Sea Turtle rescued in Mexico Beach - Story | WMBB
My Panhandle
Mexico Beach Police Chief Anthony Kelly has seen a lot in his 33 years on the job, but Monday morning, the call of duty was unique.

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Drone captures rare sight of endangered leatherback turtle returning to sea after nesting - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:06

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Drone captures rare sight of endangered leatherback turtle returning to sea after nesting
Telegraph.co.uk
She said: "Once in a rare while our team out conducting a morning survey happens upon a sea turtle that is up late enough she may still be on the beach as the sun rises. "Since light disrupts nesting sea turtles, photographs may not be taken of nesting ...

Reel Threat: How Recreational Fishing Endangers Freshwater Turtles - Live Science

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 16:59

Live Science

Reel Threat: How Recreational Fishing Endangers Freshwater Turtles
Live Science
Threats to sea turtles from commercial fishing — such as swallowing hooks — are well-documented, but far less is known about how recreational fishing and the threat of swallowed fishhooks impacts freshwater turtles. Recently, researchers evaluated ...

Cass County students collect plastic bags after learning about sea ... - West Fargo Pioneer

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:30

West Fargo Pioneer

Cass County students collect plastic bags after learning about sea ...
West Fargo Pioneer
HUNTER, N.D. - Four area fourth-graders want their classmates, teachers and neighbors to save wildlife and the environment by saying bye-bye to plastic ...

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Drone Video: Giant, Critically Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle Swims Through Sand Back to Sea - EnviroNews (registration) (blog)

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 14:52

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Drone Video: Giant, Critically Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle Swims Through Sand Back to Sea
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(EnviroNews World News) — A simply delightful drone video was posted by sea life conservation group the Leatherback Trust on March 21, 2017, showing a rather large East Pacific leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) swimming with swan-like grace, ...

169 baby sea turtles released in Davao - Davao Today

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 14:31

Davao Today

169 baby sea turtles released in Davao
Davao Today
The DLPC along with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources XI and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio released the sea turtles last Tuesday, March 21. “The hatchlings were the first batch of eggs for the year, discovered in the park last ...

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Jet skiers rescue sea turtle tangled in balloon string - UPI.com - UPI.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:29

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Jet skiers rescue sea turtle tangled in balloon string - UPI.com
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A pair of jet skiers rescued a sea turtle they spotted tangled in a balloon string off the coast of California.

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Turkish ministry warns businesses by sea turtle beaches must ... - Hurriyet Daily News

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:56

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Turkish ministry warns businesses by sea turtle beaches must ...
Hurriyet Daily News
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when ...

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Turkish ministry warns businesses by sea turtle beaches must ... - Hurriyet Daily News

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:35

Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish ministry warns businesses by sea turtle beaches must ...
Hurriyet Daily News
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when ...

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Sea Turtle Tangled in Balloon Rescued | NBC Southern California - NBC Southern California

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 02:10

NBC Southern California

Sea Turtle Tangled in Balloon Rescued | NBC Southern California
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Angel Hernandez and Bryce Trevett spotted what they thought was a balloon in the water off the Palos Verdes Peninsula on Tuesday, but when they got closer ...

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Biggest batch of sea turtles released - Inquirer.net

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 20:05

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Biggest batch of sea turtles released
Inquirer.net
DAVAO CITY—At least 160 Hawksbill sea turtles had been released to the sea on Tuesday after they were hatched on the coast of Punta Dumalag, Talomo District, a known nesting ground of the turtles. Hawksbill sea turtles are on the red list of ...

Sick sea turtle, Scooby, slowly recovers at Gulfarium - WEAR

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:52

WEAR

Sick sea turtle, Scooby, slowly recovers at Gulfarium
WEAR
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WEAR) — A turtle found floating in the waters just off of the Destin East Pass is recovering in a tank at the Gulfarium after being rescued by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Scooby the turtle has ...

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes Peninsula - Long Beach Press Telegram

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:51

Long Beach Press Telegram

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes Peninsula
Long Beach Press Telegram
But as Trevett and friend Angel Hernandez approached on their personal watercraft, they saw the loggerhead sea turtle – its flippers and neck wrapped in yellow line – stuck in the balloon. Trevett, 26, and Hernandez, 30, had been on the water since 7 a ...

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes Peninsula - Long Beach Press Telegram

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:51

Long Beach Press Telegram

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes Peninsula
Long Beach Press Telegram
But as Trevett and friend Angel Hernandez approached on their personal watercraft, they saw the loggerhead sea turtle – its flippers and neck wrapped in yellow line – stuck in the balloon. Trevett, 26, and Hernandez, 30, had been on the water since 7 a ...

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes ... - The Daily Breeze

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:47

The Daily Breeze

Videographer frees sea turtle entangled in balloon off Palos Verdes ...
The Daily Breeze
Something shiny caught Bryce Trevett's eye Tuesday afternoon.At first glance, it looked like a too-common sight along the coast: a deflated helium balloon ...

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