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COLUMN: Spring breakers are killing the sea life - Indiana Daily Student

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:01

Indiana Daily Student

COLUMN: Spring breakers are killing the sea life
Indiana Daily Student
One major consequence of the beach pollution is the effect it has on marine life. Every year, hundreds of thousands of turtles and other marine animals die from ocean pollution and ingestion or this pollution. More than half of the world's remaining ...

Hilton Head could see decreased sea turtle nesting | Island Packet - Island Packet (blog)

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:41

Island Packet (blog)

Hilton Head could see decreased sea turtle nesting | Island Packet
Island Packet (blog)
The sustained cold temperatures that chilled Hilton Head this winter could decrease the number of Loggerhead sea turtle nests we see starting in May 2018, according to Amber Kuehn of the Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project.

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:38

Los Angeles Times

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic
Los Angeles Times
Researchers modelled the mass concentration of plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. (The Ocean Cleanup). The GPGP is just one of many large garbage patches in the ocean, seeded and fed by humans manufacturing and quickly discarding plastic ...

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Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova Beach - Mumbai Mirror

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:23

Mumbai Mirror

Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova Beach
Mumbai Mirror
A few years ago, if someone had talked of seeing Olive Ridley turtles on Mumbai's Versova beach, many would have possibly laughed at the idea, given how filthy the beaches can be. Today, a handful of volunteers associated with the Versova beach clean ...
Mumbai: Versova beach turns home to endangered olive ridley turtlesDaily News & Analysis
Mumbai beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesIndia Today

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Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Mumbai's Versova beach for the first time in 20 years - Hindustan Times

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:38

Hindustan Times

Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Mumbai's Versova beach for the first time in 20 years
Hindustan Times
Morning walkers and beach clean-up crusaders were pleasantly surprised on Thursday when they went to Versova beach and spotted newly hatched Olive Ridley turtles waddling into the sea. The hatchlings were first spotted by beach clean-up crusader Afroz ...
Mumbai Versova ​beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesThe New Indian Express
Mumbai beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesBusiness Standard
Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova BeachMumbai Mirror
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Two communities, one Eagle, and a whole lot of turtles - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 06:16

Port St. Joe Star

Two communities, one Eagle, and a whole lot of turtles
Port St. Joe Star
After seven months of intense planning and approvals, Tyler Guthrie, 14, managed to bring two communities together for one amazing cause. Tyler is an accomplished Boy Scout and used his Eagle Scout project to help protect the sea turtles from the Gulf ...

A turtle duo makes waves in new treatment - The Independent Florida Alligator

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 04:13

The Independent Florida Alligator

A turtle duo makes waves in new treatment
The Independent Florida Alligator
When Daley and Percy, two green sea turtles, were brought into the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, they had multiple external tumors ranging from the size of a pencil eraser to a baseball around their fins and necks. The turtles arrived at the ...

A realistic robot fish could help scientists spy on secretive sea life - The Verge

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:08

The Verge

A realistic robot fish could help scientists spy on secretive sea life
The Verge
This sort of robot design — mimicking the shape and movements of real animals — is known as biomimetics. It's an approach that's created colonoscopy robots that wriggle like worms, cockroach bots that could scurry alongside search-and-rescue missions ...

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Serena Williams has questions about The Legend of Korra - EW.com

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:31

EW.com

Serena Williams has questions about The Legend of Korra
EW.com
Williams, who voiced small roles in both Avatar and Korra, was left with questions about the show's complex mythology — namely, how a flashback episode of The Legend of Korra matched up with the background established in Avatar: The Last Airbender ...

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Responsible Travel Raises Questions about Turtle Hatcheries - TravelPulse

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:02

TravelPulse

Responsible Travel Raises Questions about Turtle Hatcheries
TravelPulse
In other cases, the company worked with operators to modify trip itineraries. The bold move represents the first time a travel company has taken such a stand on sea turtle hatcheries. "The ethics and practices of turtle hatcheries are not widely ...

Baby turtles break free of nest on Australia's Heron Island - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 04:07

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Baby turtles break free of nest on Australia's Heron Island
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
QUEENSLAND, Australia (STORYFUL) - Hundreds of sea of turtles were seen erupting from a nest on the beach of Heron Island, a popular breeding ground for the animal located off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Dr. Gaston Boulanger filmed footage of ...

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Islamorada sends SOS for Sea Oats Beach - FL Keys News

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:41

FL Keys News

Islamorada sends SOS for Sea Oats Beach
FL Keys News
“The FKEC has always been concerned about the severe erosion that's occurred there.” Four hurricanes in the 2005 season already had increased erosion at Sea Oats Beach, popular with visitors and nesting sea turtles. “Then came Hurricane Irma,” she said ...

Turtle times for a Muskokan abroad - www.muskokaregion.com/

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 19:59

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Turtle times for a Muskokan abroad
www.muskokaregion.com/
I kept firing questions at the volunteers and they told us this turtle was caught in a net in King's Bay by Fort Clinch State Park. The net was used to dredge up extra material and deposit it later down the beach so the channels does not get too ...

Students study sea creatures to create children's books - Ball State Daily News (press release)

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:11

Ball State Daily News (press release)

Students study sea creatures to create children's books
Ball State Daily News (press release)
While some students were surfing the waves over spring break, a class was studying animals that are found beyond the shore. Twelve students, along with associate art professor, Barbara Giorgio-Booher and associate biology professor, Tom McConnell ...

Turtle tourism: 5 questions you need to ask before visiting a hatchery ... - TV3.ie

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:03

TV3.ie

Turtle tourism: 5 questions you need to ask before visiting a hatchery ...
TV3.ie
Catch-up TV, Entertainment, News, Sport, Soaps and all your favourite Irish and International shows from TV3.

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After years of decline, sea turtle numbers rising - Valley Morning Star ... - Valley morning Star

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:33

Valley morning Star

After years of decline, sea turtle numbers rising - Valley Morning Star ...
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult.

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Shell of a Story - Valley Morning Star : Local News - Valley morning Star

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:33

Valley morning Star

Shell of a Story - Valley Morning Star : Local News
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult.

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Turtle numbers starting to rise - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:01

Brownsville Herald

Turtle numbers starting to rise
Brownsville Herald
The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult. But a recent global study of the planet's sea turtles by a team ...
Chennai: Turtles hatchlings sent off to sea with a smileDeccan Chronicle

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Let's help our turtles - Fiji Times

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 22:05

Let's help our turtles
Fiji Times
OUT of the seven species of turtles in the world, four species are common in Fiji's water, making its conservation efforts pivotal. According to the World Wildlife Fund Pacific, the four species of turtles found in Fiji are also on the International ...

Endangered Sea Turtles Released By Florida Aquarium - Osprey Observer

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:42

Osprey Observer

Endangered Sea Turtles Released By Florida Aquarium
Osprey Observer
The Florida Aquarium staff, including Roger Germann, the President and CEO, releases 10 Kemps ridley sea turtles after successful rehabilitative care at The Florida Aquarium. The Florida Aquarium staff released 10 endangered Kemps ridley sea turtles ...