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Huge 458lb sea turtle is slaughtered and sold by Chinese fishermen - Daily Mail

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 17:46

Daily Mail

Huge 458lb sea turtle is slaughtered and sold by Chinese fishermen
Daily Mail
A shocking footage capturing the slaughter of a huge sea turtle has emerged from China. The giant reptile was captured in the waters around Xuwen County in southern China on the afternoon of December 6, reported People's Daily. The 458lb creature was ...

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Giant sea turtle slaughtered and sold piece by piece to eager ... - Shanghaiist

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:03

Giant sea turtle slaughtered and sold piece by piece to eager ...
Shanghaiist
Photos and video of an endangered, giant sea turtle being slaughtered and hacked into pieces to be sold by the seaside in Guangdong province have gone viral ...

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Saying turtles threatened, groups sue S.C. over seawalls | News ... - Aiken Standard

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 08:47

Saying turtles threatened, groups sue S.C. over seawalls | News ...
Aiken Standard
COLUMBIA — Two environmental groups have followed through on their threat to sue South Carolina if it doesn't protect sea turtles from hard plastic seawalls ...

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Guangdong investigates slaughter of 200kg protected giant sea turtle - South China Morning Post

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 05:46

South China Morning Post

Guangdong investigates slaughter of 200kg protected giant sea turtle
South China Morning Post
The Guangdong ocean and fisheries administration said late on Wednesday evening that it is looking into the slaughter of a protected giant sea turtle.

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Under the 'sea': Oklahoma Aquarium building long-sought sea turtle exhibit - Tulsa World

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 05:31

Tulsa World

Under the 'sea': Oklahoma Aquarium building long-sought sea turtle exhibit
Tulsa World
JENKS — Standing amid sculpted concrete, exhibit director Phil Tate manipulates wet material to create artificial coral for a 64,000-gallon tank soon to be filled with water to accommodate the Oklahoma Aquarium's loggerhead sea turtles. The aquarium ...
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Oklahoma Aquarium working to complete long-sought sea turtle ... - Tulsa World

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:33

Tulsa World

Oklahoma Aquarium working to complete long-sought sea turtle ...
Tulsa World
A crew works on the sea turtle habitat Wednesday at the Oklahoma Aquarium, which is scheduled to be completed and opened in March. JESSIE ...

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Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary rescues another loggerhead sea turtle - Cape Cod Today

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 22:26

Cape Cod Today

Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary rescues another loggerhead sea turtle
Cape Cod Today
And the turtles just keep on coming... Our field team retrieved this wonderful 80 pound loggerhead at Breakwater Beach in Brewster yesterday! What the photo doesn't show is the staircase they and the turtle had to climb to get off the beach! Good job ...

Saying turtles threatened, groups sue SC over seawalls - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:13

Saying turtles threatened, groups sue SC over seawalls
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Two environmental groups have followed through on their threat to sue South Carolina if it doesn't protect sea turtles from hard plastic seawalls installed on beaches a few years ago. The state Sierra Club and Wildlife Federation filed a lawsuit ...

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Fill gaps in knowledge of sea turtles - The Straits Times

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 21:01

Fill gaps in knowledge of sea turtles
The Straits Times
It is heartening to note that Singapore is opening a sea turtle hatchery on Small Sisters' Island to help develop the eggs of these reptiles in a safe environment ("Move to save Singapore's endangered sea turtles"; Nov 14). Though great strides have ...

DHEC sued over failure to remove turtle-blocking seawalls - Island Packet

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 19:23

Island Packet

DHEC sued over failure to remove turtle-blocking seawalls
Island Packet
COLUMBIA, SC Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday over the state's failure to force the removal of experimental seawalls that they say are keeping rare sea turtles from reaching nesting sites at beaches in Charleston and Beaufort counties.

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LOOK: Sea turtle from Malaysia reaches Puerto Princesa - ABS-CBN News

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:05

ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Sea turtle from Malaysia reaches Puerto Princesa
ABS-CBN News
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan - A huge Green Sea Turtle was found stranded in a fish trap in one of the villages here, Tuesday. Residents who discovered the sea turtle immediately coordinated with the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development ...

Endangered sea turtles are actually thriving at Belize reef - Fox News

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:54

Endangered sea turtles are actually thriving at Belize reef
Fox News
The sea turtles are described as “critically endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, so the fact that they're prospering at Glover's Reef Atoll in Belize is good news for conservationists. According to a new study ...

How to track your favorite sea turtles after they are released - MyPalmBeachPost

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 15:01

MyPalmBeachPost

How to track your favorite sea turtles after they are released
MyPalmBeachPost
In case you're wondering, just a few clicks gets you the location of these four sea turtles healed at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. These turtles, and others, are brought to the Donald Ross Road center with injuries from swallowed fish hooks to ...

Nomads No More! Leatherback Turtles Stay Put Instead of Migrating - Nature World News

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 10:33

Nature World News

Nomads No More! Leatherback Turtles Stay Put Instead of Migrating
Nature World News
Leatherback sea turtles, the largest reptiles in the world, are famous for their nomadic ways and open-ocean migratory nature. But researchers from Cornell University have discovered a location along the Mozambique coast that houses what appears to be ...