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Sea turtle release adds splash of history - StarNewsOnline.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 20:04

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Sea turtle release adds splash of history
StarNewsOnline.com
SURF CITY -- Hundreds gathered on Wednesday morning to watch 12 sea turtles released back into the ocean by the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. But this year's spring release on Topsail Island had an added patriotic and ...
Patriotic sea turtle release held in Surf City | WCTIWCTI12.com

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Sea turtle release in Surf City - StarNewsOnline.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:44

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Sea turtle release in Surf City
StarNewsOnline.com
Beth Howard along with other volunteers release Apollo, a loggerhead sea turtle, back into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful rehabilitation at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City along with 11 other sea ...

Sea turtle release in Surf City - Jacksonville Daily News

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:44

Jacksonville Daily News

Sea turtle release in Surf City
Jacksonville Daily News
Beth Howard along with other volunteers release Apollo, a loggerhead sea turtle, back into the Atlantic Ocean following a successful rehabilitation at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City along with 11 other sea ...

Three juvenile green sea turtles return to the sea after rehabilitation - Port Orange Observer

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:28

Port Orange Observer

Three juvenile green sea turtles return to the sea after rehabilitation
Port Orange Observer
"Goodbye turtles!" A little boy called out to the three sea turtles that were being carried out past the sandbar and back into the ocean as a crowd watched from the beach cheering and snapping photos. And unlike some of the other releases the Marine ...

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Stunned sea turtles return to the ocean - Carolinacoastonline

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:00

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Stunned sea turtles return to the ocean
Carolinacoastonline
EMERALD ISLE — Excited crowds, volunteers and staff from the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores gave a big send-off Monday to seven rehabilitated sea turtles at the Eastern Ocean Regional Access in this island community. The six green and one Kemp's ...

Dredging, potential sand issue pose challenge to Oak Island's sea turtle protectors - State Port Pilot

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:57

Dredging, potential sand issue pose challenge to Oak Island's sea turtle protectors
State Port Pilot
Eleven of the more than 100 members are being paid by Weeks Marine Inc. to keep a vigil for sea turtles when sand disposal from dredging moves to Oak Island, expected in mid-July. It's a serious responsibility that goes well beyond the usual monitoring ...

Turtles released in honor of 74th anniversary of D-Day invasion - WITN

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:11

WITN

Turtles released in honor of 74th anniversary of D-Day invasion
WITN
SURF CITY, N.C. (WITN) - A dozen sea turtles were released back to their natural habitat this morning, commemorating the 74th anniversary of D-Day, when allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. The release happened at the ...

Sea turtle activists on Anna Maria Island preparing for busy storm season - Bay News 9

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:43

Bay News 9

Sea turtle activists on Anna Maria Island preparing for busy storm season
Bay News 9
Sea turtle activists have been scrambling to secure nests in Manatee County after days of rain and Subtropical storm Alberto left many eggs at risk--all while preparing for the busy storm season. "We get a lot of samplings from one mom spread around ...

Searching for turtles in a sea of grass - Phys.Org

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:57

Phys.Org

Searching for turtles in a sea of grass
Phys.Org
Today, we're searching for turtles. We're surveying two of the largest known ornate box turtle sites in Illinois with the goal of finding, measuring and marking as many as possible. With enough recaptures, we can calculate how likely it is for an ...

Microplastics may heat marine turtle nests and produce more females - The Conversation US

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:37

The Conversation US

Microplastics may heat marine turtle nests and produce more females
The Conversation US
Have you ever considered that small pieces of plastic less than 5 millimeters long, or smaller than a pencil eraser head, called microplastics, can affect large marine vertebrates like sea turtles? My research team first discovered this disturbing fact ...

TTU students save baby sea turtles in Costa Rica - EverythingLubbock.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:03

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TTU students save baby sea turtles in Costa Rica
EverythingLubbock.com
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech University students started their summer breaks unlike most: saving baby sea turtles. Through the Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE) at the university, eight students traveled to Costa Rica for ...

South Carolina records 500+ sea turtle nests one month into nesting season - WSAV-TV

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:58

South Carolina records 500+ sea turtle nests one month into nesting season
WSAV-TV
DAUFUSKIE ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) - Just about one month into sea turtle nesting season, South Carolina has already seen more than 500 nests. The very first nest in the state was found on Daufuskie Island, and on Tuesday, volunteers found the island's 11th ...

Rare Kemp's Ridley nests in Destin - Walton Sun

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 21:29

Walton Sun

Rare Kemp's Ridley nests in Destin
Walton Sun
Before George Gray started the Emerald Coast Turtle Watch (ECTW) in 1994, he worked at the Gulfarium for 22 years where he was in charge of the sea turtles. “I can tell the sea turtle species by the way the animal crawls,” Gray said. Now, he's in his ...

Southwest Florida Plays Big Role in Sea Turtle Nesting Season ... - Hello SWFL

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:48

Hello SWFL

Southwest Florida Plays Big Role in Sea Turtle Nesting Season ...
Hello SWFL
Sea turtles come to nest on our beaches from May through October and Southwest Florida plays a pretty big role in the loggerhead sea turtle population. “Florida ...

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Sea turtles released by Aquarium at Emerald Isle - Spectrum News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:01

Spectrum News

Sea turtles released by Aquarium at Emerald Isle
Spectrum News
All seven came to the Aquarium around late March and were cared for by staff until the veterinary team deemed them healthy to be released. The Aquarium says this late cold-stunning event, coupled with current warm water temperatures made it possible ...
Sentara scans injured sea turtles - The Coastland Times | The ...The Coastland Times

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Sea turtles released by Aquarium at Emerald Isle - Spectrum News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:01

Spectrum News

Sea turtles released by Aquarium at Emerald Isle
Spectrum News
All seven came to the Aquarium around late March and were cared for by staff until the veterinary team deemed them healthy to be released. The Aquarium says this late cold-stunning event, coupled with current warm water temperatures made it possible ...
Sentara scans injured sea turtlesThe Coastland Times

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Sentara scans injured sea turtles - The Coastland Times

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:12

The Coastland Times

Sentara scans injured sea turtles
The Coastland Times
Sea turtles from the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island received CT scans at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center in Elizabeth City last month. Three turtles – a loggerhead who suffered ...

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AMI sea turtle nesting surge follows tropical storm - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 08:48

AMI sea turtle nesting surge follows tropical storm
The Anna Maria Islander
According to Suzi Fox, Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird monitoring executive director, there often is an increase in nesting after a storm, and the numbers don't lie. As of May 31, there were 83 loggerhead nests on the island — three more ...

Medical center scans help sea turtles treatment - Greenville Daily Reflector

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 04:32

Medical center scans help sea turtles treatment
Greenville Daily Reflector
Last month, Sentara Albemarle gave CT scans to injured sea turtles from the aquarium's Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center. The CT, or computed tomography, scans were used to provide cross-sectional X-ray images of the turtles to ...

Rare sea turtle nests at Sandpiper Cove (VIDEO) - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 03:38

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Rare sea turtle nests at Sandpiper Cove (VIDEO)
The Northwest Florida Daily News
George Gray of the Emerald Coast Turtle Watch stands in front of the first documented Kemp's ridley sea turtle nest at Sandpiper Cove. The Kemp's ridley is the rarest species of sea turtle and is critically endangered. Gray has been protecting sea ...