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Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this researcher thinks she knows why - kcentv.com

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:33

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Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this researcher thinks she knows why
kcentv.com
Other sea turtle species nesting on Florida beaches aren't much different: Leatherbacks tend to be 80 percent to 85 percent female and green sea turtles from 90 percent to 95 percent female. "I can't say that our data represents what's going on at 100 ...

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Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this researcher thinks she knows why - WTSP 10 News

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:27

WTSP 10 News

Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this researcher thinks she knows why
WTSP 10 News
Other sea turtle species nesting on Florida beaches aren't much different: Leatherbacks tend to be 80 percent to 85 percent female and green sea turtles from 90 percent to 95 percent female. "I can't say that our data represents what's going on at 100 ...

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wbir.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ... - WBIR-TV

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:25

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wbir.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ...
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Not a single male loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found at test beaches on the state's Atlantic and Gulf coasts from 2015 through 2017, Wyneken said. And in the past 13 years, there have been seven years with no male loggerhead hatchlings. "That's ...

wcnc.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ... - WCNC

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:25

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wcnc.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ...
WCNC
Not a single male loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found at test beaches on the state's Atlantic and Gulf coasts from 2015 through 2017, Wyneken said. And in the past 13 years, there have been seven years with no male loggerhead hatchlings. "That's ...

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khou.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ... - KHOU

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 05:23

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khou.com | Almost all sea turtles born in Florida are female, and this ...
KHOU
Not a single male loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found at test beaches on the state's Atlantic and Gulf coasts from 2015 through 2017, Wyneken said. And in the past 13 years, there have been seven years with no male loggerhead hatchlings. "That's ...

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Meet the VC: Discussing sea turtles and OMO with Intudo Ventures - e27

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 02:00

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Meet the VC: Discussing sea turtles and OMO with Intudo Ventures
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In countries such as China, this phenomenon is known as “sea turtles.” How exactly does Intudo Ventures plan to attract and nurture these talents into working for its portfolio companies? Co-founder Eddy Chan is mostly based in Silicon Valley, and is ...

Someone to Know: Dr. Donna Shaver gets Lifetime Achievement Award - kiiitv.com

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 22:36

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Someone to Know: Dr. Donna Shaver gets Lifetime Achievement Award
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"The Kemps Ridley population was crashing. It got to a low point of only 702 nests worldwide in 1985. We have 353 located in Texas in 2017," Shaver said. Shaver hopes her legacy will inspire youth to make a difference -- especially young girls. "Times ...

Climate change phenomenon: Almost all sea turtles being born female, FAU researcher says - TCPalm

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 20:39

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Climate change phenomenon: Almost all sea turtles being born female, FAU researcher says
TCPalm
For more than a dozen years, the vast majority of sea turtles born on Florida beaches have been female, says Jeanette Wyneken, a biological sciences professor at Florida Atlantic University. Not a single male loggerhead sea turtle hatchling was found ...

More than 12.6 Million Sea Turtles Take to Sea - TravelPulse

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:38

TravelPulse

More than 12.6 Million Sea Turtles Take to Sea
TravelPulse
“The Sea Turtle Conservation Program of the Riviera Maya, headed up by Flora, Fauna y Cultura de México AC, environmental and social arm of Grupo Experiencias Xcaret, is recognized nationally and internationally for its uninterrupted work of 15 years ...

Trump Policies Are Even Affecting the Turtles on This Region - Maritime Herald

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:27

Maritime Herald

Trump Policies Are Even Affecting the Turtles on This Region
Maritime Herald
The white and soft sand of the Tamaulipas coast is preferred by Kemp's ridleys to spawn, so the spaces to receive and protect them are already being prepared. On the coast of this entity in northeastern Mexico is the sanctuary of this endangered ...

Stranded On Cape Cod - BU News Service

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:50

BU News Service

Stranded On Cape Cod
BU News Service
As tourists head home from their summer vacations in Cape Cod, the Kemp's Ridley sea turtles begin to do the same. But not all of them succeed and many end up stranded on the beaches of waterfront towns. When the water temperature drops in the fall and ...

Cold-stunned green sea turtles released into surf near Corpus Christi after treatment - mySanAntonio.com

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:24

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Cold-stunned green sea turtles released into surf near Corpus Christi after treatment
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Dr. Donna Shaver, chief of the Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery at the Padre Island National Seashore, carries one of 12 green sea turtles that were released back into the surf Friday. They were ... more. Photo: Terry Scott Bertling /San ...

HELPING THESE LITTLE TURTLES MAKE IT TO THE OCEAN STARTS NOW - myrtlebeachsc.com

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 22:58

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HELPING THESE LITTLE TURTLES MAKE IT TO THE OCEAN STARTS NOW
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Every day a baby sea turtle is born. In fact, they hatch all year-long, but mostly in the summer. Over the next few months, as thousands of locals and tourists will hit the beach, hundreds of these little hatchlings will break free from the nest to ...

Turtle population making comeback through work of Marion residents - Sippican Week

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 08:29

Sippican Week

Turtle population making comeback through work of Marion residents
Sippican Week
Marion — Most of the gardens in Marion are tended to by the Marion Garden Group. One, however, calls for a different type of expertise. TheTurtle Garden” is located at The Cove on Hammetts Creek, off Point Road. The garden was created four years ago ...

Help nesting sea turtles by keeping beaches dark at night - KeysNews.com

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 05:57

Help nesting sea turtles by keeping beaches dark at night
KeysNews.com
Photo provided by FWC A nesting loggerhead sea turtle needs darkness during the season. Keeping beaches dark at night and free of obstacles will help sea turtles during their nesting season, which began in Florida on March 1 and lasts through the end ...

Cold stunned sea turtles released at Padre Island National Seashore - kiiitv.com

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 21:19

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Cold stunned sea turtles released at Padre Island National Seashore
kiiitv.com
Park rangers with the Padre Island National Seashore teamed up Friday morning with the Texas State Aquarium to release 12 rehabilitated green sea turtles into the ocean. The turtles were rescued during the last cold-stunning event earlier this year ...

Fort Lauderdale brewery LauderAle raises a pint for sea turtles - SouthFlorida.com

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 19:20

SouthFlorida.com

Fort Lauderdale brewery LauderAle raises a pint for sea turtles
SouthFlorida.com
By day, Miranda Fuller marches up the coastlines of Broward County, monitoring sea-turtle tracks and excavating hatchling nests with the county's Sea Turtle Conservation Program. By night, the 27-year-old is a full-time bartender at Fort Lauderdale ...

Sea turtle nesting starts in South Florida - Beaches Leader

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 14:34

Beaches Leader

Sea turtle nesting starts in South Florida
Beaches Leader
Sea turtle nesting starts in South Florida. Fri, 03/09/2018 - 8:58am Beaches1. Now through the end of October, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking Floridians to help nesting sea turtles by keeping beaches dark and free ...

There are dozens of sea snake species in the Indian and Pacific oceans, but none in the Atlantic or Caribbean. Why? - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:33

San Francisco Chronicle

There are dozens of sea snake species in the Indian and Pacific oceans, but none in the Atlantic or Caribbean. Why?
San Francisco Chronicle
Sea snakes are found only in the Indian and Pacific oceans. For many years, herpetologists and biologists like me have pondered why there are no sea snakes in the Atlantic Ocean or the Caribbean Sea. With colleagues at the University of Florida and ...

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This Young Diver Has A Gift For Connecting With Sea Turtles - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:58

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

This Young Diver Has A Gift For Connecting With Sea Turtles
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Everyone loves sea turtles and the lucky few actually get to see one in the wild. But what if you could swim beside one and understand how it feels to truly connect with one of the ocean's most beautiful creatures? Imagine how it would feel if the ...