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How You Can Help Loggerheads During Sea Turtle Awareness Month - Boca Raton

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 19:41

Boca Raton

How You Can Help Loggerheads During Sea Turtle Awareness Month
Boca Raton
Out in the open ocean many sea turtles struggle to survive amid the plastic that pollutes the water—the churning cloud of bottles and bags that float on the waves. These single-use plastics are what their name implies: they are made to be disposable ...

DHEC board spurns staff, allows use of controversial seawalls - The State

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 18:58

The State

DHEC board spurns staff, allows use of controversial seawalls
The State
COLUMBIA, SC Siding with coastal property owners, South Carolina's environmental protection board refused Thursday to ban experimental seawalls that its own staff said are contributing to beach erosion and threatening rare sea turtles. The Department ...

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Poly Prep students to study sea turtles in Costa Rica - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 15:19

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Poly Prep students to study sea turtles in Costa Rica
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Led by teacher Linda Aponte, the students will be participating in a sea turtle ecology program through Ecology Project International (EPI), a conservation organization that works with scientists and international students in places like Costa Rica ...

Sea turtles released after rehabilitation therapy at Charles Darwin ... - ABC Online

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 08:29

ABC Online

Sea turtles released after rehabilitation therapy at Charles Darwin ...
ABC Online
Two turtles that spent the last few months being nursed back to health at Charles Darwin University (CDU) have been released back into the wild at Dundee ...

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Sea Turtles Forever volunteers work to filter harmful debris from North Coast beaches - Daily Astorian

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 18:46

Daily Astorian

Sea Turtles Forever volunteers work to filter harmful debris from North Coast beaches
Daily Astorian
In 2002, Marc Ward and his wife, Rachel, founded the nonprofit Sea Turtles Forever from their home base in Seaside. They've focused on microplastic debris, pieces that are 5 millimeters or less (the size of a pencil eraser), since they're more ...

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle - KRQE News 13

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 13:07

KRQE News 13

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle
KRQE News 13
In this Friday, March 3, 2017 photo, the female green green turtle nicknamed "Bank" swims in a pool at Sea Turtle Conservation Center n Chonburi Province, Thailand. Veterinarians operated Monday, March 6, 2017, on "Bank," removing less than 1,000 coins ...

Bangor Daily News - Bangor Daily News

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 12:23

Bangor Daily News
Bangor Daily News
... as custom held that the turtle's long life would rub off on those who shared their wealth. Over the years, Omsin was gifted hundreds of coins to bring good karma. Omsin is Thai for “piggy bank” – the name given to the green sea turtle last month by ...

Photo of the Day: Swimming with sea turtles in southern Taiwan - Taiwan News

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 10:32

Taiwan News

Photo of the Day: Swimming with sea turtles in southern Taiwan
Taiwan News
Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Many tourists visit Xiaoliuqiu (小琉球), an island in southern Taiwan, to dive and dance with the green sea turtles in its waters every year. Located off the southwest coast of Taiwan, Xiaoliuqiu is Taiwan's only large coral ...