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Baby sea turtles hatch on Assateague Island - ABC2 News

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:35

ABC2 News

Baby sea turtles hatch on Assateague Island
ABC2 News
Around 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles recently hatched on Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and successfully made their way out to sea. The National Park Service said in a statement that although multiple sea turtle nesting attempts have ...
In first, loggerheads hatch at Assateague national seashoreFort Bend Herald

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Maryland's First-Known Loggerhead Sea Turtles Hatch on Assateague Island National Seashore - NBC4 Washington

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:03

NBC4 Washington

Maryland's First-Known Loggerhead Sea Turtles Hatch on Assateague Island National Seashore
NBC4 Washington
Around 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles recently hatched on Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and successfully made their way out to sea. The National Park Service said in a statement that although multiple sea turtle nesting attempts have ...

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The Butchery of Sea Turtles triggers Calls for more Severe Punishments - Clean Malaysia

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:12

Clean Malaysia

The Butchery of Sea Turtles triggers Calls for more Severe Punishments
Clean Malaysia
First came the crime: the remains of as many as 100 sea turtles were discovered on Bum-Bum Island off Semporna in Sabah. The carcasses of the protected reptiles had been stripped off their shells. The culprits could have been stateless seafaring nomads ...

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Sea turtle numbers on the rise with worldwide conservation success - Lonely Planet Travel News

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:10

Lonely Planet Travel News

Sea turtle numbers on the rise with worldwide conservation success
Lonely Planet Travel News
A worldwide study of seven different types of sea turtle across the world has shown what may well be the world's first global conservation success story. The number of turtles hatching and surviving into adulthood is growing overall, unlike the case ...

South Carolina Aquarium to Release Three Loggerhead Sea Turtles - Gaffney Ledger (subscription)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:53

South Carolina Aquarium to Release Three Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Gaffney Ledger (subscription)
CHARLESTON, S.C. – October 2, 2017 – Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center at Isle of Palms County Park on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. for the final public sea turtle release of the year. Four sea turtles will complete their ...

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Four rehabbed sea turtles head out to sea Tuesday at IOP County Park - Charleston City Paper

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:43

Charleston City Paper

Four rehabbed sea turtles head out to sea Tuesday at IOP County Park
Charleston City Paper
Provided; Jacobs was found in the Charleston shipping channel on June 29, 2017 with a shark-bite wound to his left front flipper. There are few sights as ...
Four rehabilitated sea turtles to return to Atlantic Ocean | WCBD ...WCBD News 2
Isle of Palms sea turtle release Tuesday will be last in South ...Charleston Post Courier
South Carolina Aquarium to Release Three Loggerhead Sea TurtlesGaffney Ledger (subscription)

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Four rehabbed sea turtles head out to sea tomorrow at IOP County Park - Charleston City Paper

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:43

Charleston City Paper

Four rehabbed sea turtles head out to sea tomorrow at IOP County Park
Charleston City Paper
... Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center. The flotilla includes one Kemp's ridley, Sheldon, and three loggerheads, Hank, Caldwell, and Jacobs. An S.C. Aquarium member will be on shore narrating the release and providing details about each turtle.

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100 sea turtles hatch at Assateague, head out to sea - Delmarva Daily Times

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:40

Delmarva Daily Times

100 sea turtles hatch at Assateague, head out to sea
Delmarva Daily Times
Nearly 100 tiny sea turtle hatchlings from one nest at Assateague Island National Seashore successfully made their way out to sea, the National Park Service announced. It said a loggerhead sea turtle nest successfully hatched at the National Seashore ...

Local sea turtle nest count down following Hurricane Irma - St. Augustine Record

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:57

St. Augustine Record

Local sea turtle nest count down following Hurricane Irma
St. Augustine Record
Perhaps one of the lesser-known casualties of Irma may be its impact on the nests of eggs deposited by sea turtles near coastal dunes. According to Tara Dodson, an environmental supervisor for St. Johns County, the number of sea turtle nests on St ...

83 endangered sea turtles released into the sea at Jungmun Beach - The Jeju Weekly

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 03:20

The Jeju Weekly

83 endangered sea turtles released into the sea at Jungmun Beach
The Jeju Weekly
Nothing beats a feel-good holiday story, and this is one that is sure to give you a nice warm feeling inside. That is because 83 seas turtles have been released into the sea at Jungmun Beach. This comes as part of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and ...

Sea turtles hatch on Asssateague Island, first time in Md. history - W*USA 9

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 01:56

W*USA 9

Sea turtles hatch on Asssateague Island, first time in Md. history
W*USA 9
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE, MD - A nest of tiny sea turtles shocked and delighted officials on Assateague Island National Seashore—and made history. Loggerhead sea turtles typically lay their eggs on beaches from Florida to North ...

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Released sea turtle carries oceanographer's ashes out to sea - Chicago Tribune

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 02:04

CBS News

Released sea turtle carries oceanographer's ashes out to sea
Chicago Tribune
The ashes of Tony Amos, 80, a renowned oceanographer, are sprinkled on the back of a sea turtle before it was released in the Gulf of Mexico following a memorial service, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas. Amos, 80, died of complications ...
Sea turtle carries ashes of "Guardian of the Gulf" to Gulf of MexicoCBS News
Sea Turtle Recovers; Carries Rescuers' Ashes Out to SeaTheInertia.com
Carried by a sea turtle, Tony Amos' ashes make a final trip to the seaKRIS Corpus Christi News
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Rare endangered leatherback sea turtles spotted off P.E.I. - Prince ... - CBC.ca

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 15:02

CBC.ca

Rare endangered leatherback sea turtles spotted off P.E.I. - Prince ...
CBC.ca
It was a sight lobster and tuna fisherman Lorne Bonnell had never seen before — in mid-August, the North Lake fisherman spotted more than a dozen ...

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Oceanographer's Ashes Going to Sea Aboard Rescued Sea Turtle - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 13:11

Oceanographer's Ashes Going to Sea Aboard Rescued Sea Turtle
U.S. News & World Report
Tony Amos never graduated from college but became one of the most renowned oceanographers on Texas' Gulf Coast, spending decades studying marine life and founding a reserve for ailing, endangered sea turtles. Sept. 30, 2017, at 9:11 a.m..

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Oceanographer's ashes going to sea aboard rescued sea turtle - Seattle Times

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 13:11

Seattle Times

Oceanographer's ashes going to sea aboard rescued sea turtle
Seattle Times
FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2010, file photo, Candice Mottet, left, and Tony Amos, director of the Animal Rehabilitation Keep in Port Aransas, Texas, hold the smallest and biggest green sea turtles that came ashore because of cold temperatures. (AP Photo ...

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Hurricane Irma Destroyed Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests Along ... - PJ Media

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 00:56

Hurricane Irma Destroyed Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests Along ...
PJ Media
Nesting season for sea turtles is from March through October. Sadly, countless turtles have been lost to the storm, primarily green sea turtles.

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Assateague has first ever successful hatching of sea turtle eggs - WMDT

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 23:07

WMDT

Assateague has first ever successful hatching of sea turtle eggs
WMDT
BERLIN, Md. - The Assateague National Seashore Park experienced an exciting event on Friday morning. The island experienced its first ever successful sea turtle hatching. The turtle that laid the eggs was the endangered logger head sea turtle, a turtle ...

Irma legacy includes destruction of many sea turtle eggs - News4Jax - WJXT Jacksonville

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 19:55

WJXT Jacksonville

Irma legacy includes destruction of many sea turtle eggs - News4Jax
WJXT Jacksonville
When Hurricane Irma swept rough surf up on the Florida beaches, endangered sea turtles nests weren't spared. Many eggs were destroyed as powerful winds ...

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Sea turtles swim towards a brighter future - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 14:18

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Sea turtles swim towards a brighter future
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Sea turtles, the beloved green jewels of the world's vast blue oceans, appear to be bouncing back after decades of decline.

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