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4 rehabilitated sea turtles released off coast of South Carolina - WFLA

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:03

WFLA

4 rehabilitated sea turtles released off coast of South Carolina
WFLA
ISLE OF PALMS COUNTY, S.C. (WFLA/WCBD) – Four sea turtles are safely back at home in the sea as of Tuesday. A 63-pound loggerhead turtle named Hank had been cared for at a sea turtle hospital since May. Hank is one of four turtles returned to the ...
These turtles were injured on Hilton Head. Now they are back in the ocean.Island Packet (blog)
Watch this baby sea turtle scurrying to the sea in Garden CityMyrtle Beach Sun News

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Crash in sea-turtle births stumps ecologists - Nature.com

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:02

Nature.com

Crash in sea-turtle births stumps ecologists
Nature.com
The mystery behind a dramatic fall in the number of leatherback sea-turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings in the US Virgin Islands remains unsolved, despite the latest efforts of researchers. Rising temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns ...

Crash in sea-turtle births stumps ecologists - Nature.com

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:02

Nature.com

Crash in sea-turtle births stumps ecologists
Nature.com
The mystery behind a dramatic fall in the number of leatherback sea-turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings in the US Virgin Islands remains unsolved, despite the latest efforts of researchers. Rising temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns ...

Watch this baby sea turtle scurrying to the sea in Garden City - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:44

Watch this baby sea turtle scurrying to the sea in Garden City
Myrtle Beach Sun News
A baby Loggerhead sea turtle was caught in action crawling across the beach to the shore in Garden City Monday night. Jeff McClary, head coordinator and co-founder of the South Carolina United Turtle Enthusiasts, captured the moment around 6 p.m during ...

Lawsuit Targets California's Dungeness Crab Fishery for Harming Endangered Whales, Sea Turtles - Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:49

Kansas City Star

Lawsuit Targets California's Dungeness Crab Fishery for Harming Endangered Whales, Sea Turtles
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today over the commercial Dungeness crab fishery's skyrocketing entanglements of imperiled whales and sea turtles. At least 19 humpback whales, ...
Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gearThe Republic

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A rare moment: Roughly 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch in ... - Washington Post

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:41

Washington Post

A rare moment: Roughly 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch in ...
Washington Post
A rare hatching of about 100 loggerhead sea turtles happened at Assateague Island in Maryland, wildlife experts said. The sea turtles came from one nest on the ...
Video: Maryland's First Known Loggerhead Sea Turtles Make It To ...DCist.com

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100 loggerheads hatch in first successful sea turtle nesting on ... - Baltimore Sun

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:44

Baltimore Sun

100 loggerheads hatch in first successful sea turtle nesting on ...
Baltimore Sun
About 100 baby loggerheads recently hatched and made their way into the Atlantic in the first successful sea turtle nesting observed on Assateague Island.
Video: Maryland's First Known Loggerhead Sea Turtles Make It To ...DCist.com

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These turtles were injured on Hilton Head. Now they are headed back to the ocean. - Island Packet (blog)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:12

Island Packet (blog)

These turtles were injured on Hilton Head. Now they are headed back to the ocean.
Island Packet (blog)
Two sea turtles found injured on Hilton Head Island are among four who have been rehabilitated and are being released Tuesday afternoon at Isle of Palms County Park by the South Carolina Aquarium. Sheldon is an adult Kemp's ridley sea turtle found ...
4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean | The Seattle TimesSeattle Times

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4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean - New Haven Register

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:15

4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean
New Haven Register
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four sea turtles are being returned to the Atlantic Ocean after being treated at the South Carolina Aquarium. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported three loggerhead turtles and one Kemp's ridley turtle will be released ...

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4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean - Connecticut Post - CT Post

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:09

Island Packet (blog)

4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean - Connecticut Post
CT Post
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four sea turtles are being returned to the Atlantic Ocean after being treated at the South Carolina Aquarium. The Post and Courier ...
These turtles were injured on Hilton Head. Now they are headed back to the ocean.Island Packet (blog)
Watch this baby sea turtle scurrying to the sea in Garden CityMyrtle Beach Sun News

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4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean - Seattle Times

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:08

Island Packet (blog)

4 sea turtles to return to South Carolina's ocean
Seattle Times
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four sea turtles are being returned to the Atlantic Ocean after being treated at the South Carolina Aquarium. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported three loggerhead turtles and one Kemp's ridley turtle will be released ...
These turtles were injured on Hilton Head. Now they are headed back to the ocean.Island Packet (blog)
Watch this baby sea turtle scurrying to the sea in Garden CityMyrtle Beach Sun News

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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 ...