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Sea Life Park releases Hawaiian green sea turtles into ocean - KHON2

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 05:12

KHON2

Sea Life Park releases Hawaiian green sea turtles into ocean
KHON2
It was all part of Sea Life Park's annual turtle release event. The park has an active breeding colony which mates every season. Most of the baby turtles are released into the wild within 48 hours of hatching, but some are kept and raised in the park ...
Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle DayHawaii News Now

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Strange Herpes Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:59

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Strange Herpes Virus Threatens Endangered Sea Turtles Along Texas Gulf Coast
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
The herpes virus, called fibropapillomatosis, causes large tumors to grow on green sea turtles, one of five species of sea turtles that live along the Texas coast. "Some of those external masses will grow to the size of softball size," said Tristan ...
Celebrate #WorldTurtleDay By Watching Amazing Sea Turtle RescuesPEOPLE.com
Sea turtle nesting season shattering Texas Coast record - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus ChristiKRIS Corpus Christi News
Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of MilesAlterNet
Global Animal
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Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day - Hawaii News Now

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 01:16

Sea Life Park releases honu to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day
Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Hawaii News Now) - Sea Life Park Hawaii is celebrating the 17th-annual World Turtle Day with the release of three honu into the wild. On Tuesday, the two-year-old Hawaiian green sea turtles were released at an East Oahu beach ...

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to ... - AlterNet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:47

AlterNet

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to ...
AlterNet
How do these massive sea turtles stay on target as they migrate hundreds of miles through featureless open ocean? Imagine yourself swimming in the Sargasso ...

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Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of Miles - AlterNet

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:47

AlterNet

Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of Miles
AlterNet
Sea turtles are known for their spectacular long-distance migrations. After many years at sea, they can pinpoint their natal nesting beaches after crossing entire ocean basins. We don't know the distance covered during their developmental journeys but ...

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Rescued turtles make debut at S.E.A. Aquarium - The Straits Times

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:01

Rescued turtles make debut at S.E.A. Aquarium
The Straits Times
When Louie, an endangered green sea turtle, arrived at Resorts World Singapore's S.E.A. Aquarium in September 2015, it measured no more than 5cm and weighed 20g. More than a year on, it weighs at least 10kg, and yesterday was one of two sea turtles ...

On World Turtle Day, Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida ... - CBS Miami

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 19:35

CBS Miami

On World Turtle Day, Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida ...
CBS Miami
MARATHON (CBSMiami/Florida Keys News Bureau) — In celebration of World Turtle Day, a 200-pound male loggerhead sea turtle was released off the Florida ...
Sea Turtle: Photos, videos of turtles for World Turtle DayPalm Beach Post

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Celebrate #WorldTurtleDay By Watching Amazing Sea Turtle Rescues - PEOPLE.com

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:45

PEOPLE.com

Celebrate #WorldTurtleDay By Watching Amazing Sea Turtle Rescues
PEOPLE.com
Today is World Turtle Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about these majestic creatures and how we can help them. At the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Center in Charleston, South Carolina, every day is turtle day. The staff at ...
Sea turtle nesting season shattering Texas Coast record - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus ChristiKRIS Corpus Christi News
Leatherback Sea Turtles Use Mysterious 'Compass Sense' to Migrate Hundreds of MilesAlterNet
12 Facts You Didn't Know About Turtles This World Turtle DayGlobal Animal

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Smithsonian Earth Presents New Six-Episode Series SEA TURTLE RESCUE - Broadway World

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 16:01

Broadway World

Smithsonian Earth Presents New Six-Episode Series SEA TURTLE RESCUE
Broadway World
Smithsonian Earth Presents New Six-Episode Series SEA TURTLE RESCUE At the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center, wildlife heroes spend countless hours rehabilitating sea turtles back to health and safety with sheer determination and ...
10 Must-Know Facts for World Turtle DayCare2.com
Happy World Turtle Day!DeeperBlue.com

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It's World Turtle Day: Palm Beach hotel has a way to celebrate - Palm Beach Daily News

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 14:35

Palm Beach Daily News

It's World Turtle Day: Palm Beach hotel has a way to celebrate
Palm Beach Daily News
A boutique Palm Beach hotel is teaming up with a local sea turtle education and conservation facility to offer visitors an opportunity to connect with one of the area's most popular animals. The Brazilian Court recently launched a “Plush Beds ...
Celebrate World Turtle Day with these photos, videosPalm Beach Post
South Africa: Environmental Affairs Celebrates World Turtle DayAllAfrica.com

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Sea turtle nesting season shattering Texas Coast record - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:10

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Sea turtle nesting season shattering Texas Coast record
KRIS Corpus Christi News
In 1973, they were placed on the endangered list and have remained since. The Kemp's ridley turtles are the rarest species of sea turtles. According to Dr. Donna Shaver, Chief turtle researcher at Padre Island National Seashore and sea turtle expert ...

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Local sea turtles active on island beaches - The News (subscription)

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:13

Local sea turtles active on island beaches
The News (subscription)
The odds are quite high a hatchling will not emerge from any given egg and make the trek to the ocean, due to any number of factors. The good news is that per nest, there are quite a few, and with sea turtle nesting season picking up along South ...

Green sea turtle with fibropapilloma euthanized - Tallahassee.com

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:30

Tallahassee.com

Green sea turtle with fibropapilloma euthanized
Tallahassee.com
Rudloe said turtle had fibropapilloma, a herpes-like infection that biologists believe is linked to a virus that is showing up more frequently over the past few years. The first case of FP in Florida was documented in green sea turtles caught in Key West.

Navy rescues 14 sea turtles in Palawan - Manila Bulletin

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:13

Manila Bulletin

Navy rescues 14 sea turtles in Palawan
Manila Bulletin
Live marine turtles or “Pawikan” believed to be illegally caught were rescued by men from the Philippine Navy (PN) in Sitio Salingsingan, Barangay Mangsee, Balabac, Palawan, it was learned yesterday. The Naval Forces West (NAVFORWEST) said the sea ...

Sea Turtles Arriving At 'Temporary Home' - Bernews

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 12:41

Bernews

Sea Turtles Arriving At 'Temporary Home'
Bernews
“The aim of the temporary relocation is to significantly reduce the risk of harm to sea turtles due to the increased volume of marine traffic in the Great Sound over the coming weeks. “Sea turtles will be netted based on methods used successfully for ...

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients ... - Sanibel Captiva Islander

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 05:34

Sanibel Captiva Islander

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients ...
Sanibel Captiva Islander
To support the care of two sea turtles, a kemp's ridley, and a loggerhead, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking the community's...

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CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients - Island Reporter

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 05:32

Island Reporter

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients
Island Reporter
To support the care of two sea turtles, a kemp's ridley, and a loggerhead, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking the community's help in donations of live crabs to feed the patients. "Any kind of crab is fine," Hospital Director Dr ...

Sea turtles released in Abu Dhabi to mark Endangered Species Day - ArabianBusiness.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 05:24

ArabianBusiness.com

Sea turtles released in Abu Dhabi to mark Endangered Species Day
ArabianBusiness.com
The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, EAD, in collaboration with the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project, DTRP, and Emirates Palace, have released 49 Critically Endangered Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) and one Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta ...