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VIDEO: Sea turtles released back into the wild in Galveston - KPRC Click2Houston

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 19:50

KPRC Click2Houston

VIDEO: Sea turtles released back into the wild in Galveston
KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - Several sea turtles were released back into their natural habitats by the Houston Zoo in Galveston Wednesday. The zoo and its wild conservation partners at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the sea turtles at ...
Sea turtles released into the wild after months of rehabilitationKHOU.com
Houston Zoo releases Sea turtles into Gulf of Mexico after months of rehabilitationCW39

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First sea turtle nest of season spotted at Gulf Islands National Seashore - Pensacola News Journal

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:28

Navarre Press

First sea turtle nest of season spotted at Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola News Journal
The first sea turtle nest of the 2018 season has been located by biologists at Gulf Islands National Seashore. The nest was found early Wednesday when biologists identified the nest of a loggerhead sea turtle, according to a news release from Gulf ...
Gulf Islands' first sea turtle nest spottedNavarre Press

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It's World Turtle Day! Watch This 'Breakfast Club' of Rescued Baby Sea Turtles Get Released - PEOPLE.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:27

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It's World Turtle Day! Watch This 'Breakfast Club' of Rescued Baby Sea Turtles Get Released
PEOPLE.com
May 23 is World Turtle Day and PEOPLE is honoring the conservation efforts made on behalf of these beloved reptiles in a half-shell with a video and heartwarming photos of a recent sea turtle release in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Making the event even ...
Sea Life Park releases two green sea turtles in celebration of world turtle dayKHON2
First sea turtle nest of season spotted at Gulf Islands National SeashorePensacola News Journal
Shell-ebrate World Turtle Day With These 7 Unique Travel ExperiencesGlobal Animal
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Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that feed sea turtles rather than kill them - NOLA.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:30

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Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that feed sea turtles rather than kill them
NOLA.com
You've probably seen the heart-wrenching photos of the damage plastic six-pack rings can do to marine life. They tangle the wings of sea birds, choke seals and warp the shells of growing sea turtles. A Florida brewery has a solution: six-pack rings ...

4 Adorable Baby Turtles Celebrating Their First World Turtle Day - PEOPLE.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:46

PEOPLE.com

4 Adorable Baby Turtles Celebrating Their First World Turtle Day
PEOPLE.com
May 23 is World Turtle Day, a holiday created for an important cause. Turtles and tortoises across the world are threatened by habitat loss, plastic in the ocean and poaching. World Turtle Day wants to shed a light on these issues and how they affect ...
Cyclothon in Odisha on World Turtle DayOdisha Television Ltd.

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Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach, help save sea turtles - TCPalm

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:49

TCPalm

Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach, help save sea turtles
TCPalm
Participants in last year's Run 4 The Sea take part in a four-mile run for adults, supporting Loggerhead Marinelife Center's mission of sea turtle and ocean conservation. (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER) ...

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Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:24

KTRK-TV

Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day
KTRK-TV
On World Turtle Day, the NOAA Galveston Lab released sea turtles that have completed their rehabilitation at the NOAA Sea Turtle Hospital and the Moody Gardens Aquarium. Experts released 10 Kemp's ridleys, 1 large loggerhead, and 21 green sea turtles ...

Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:21

KTRK-TV

Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day
KTRK-TV
Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day. SHARE: share; tweet; share; email. The NOAA Galveston Lab will be releasing sea turtles that have completed their rehabilitation at the NOAA Sea Turtle Hospital and the Moody Gardens ...

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet - Phys.Org

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:40

Phys.Org

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet
Phys.Org
"A large proportion of the turtles sampled had supplemented plant material with animal material, likely jellyfish and ctenophores, when they were available." Mr Coffee said green turtles spent between six and 10 years at sea before arriving at near ...

China founds alliance to protect sea turtles - Xinhua

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:26

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China founds alliance to protect sea turtles
Xinhua
SANYA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- A national sea turtle protection alliance was officially established in Sanya City, south China's Hainan Province, on Wednesday. Initiated by the National Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Association under the Ministry of ...
World Turtle Day: 5 places to swim with awesome sea turtlesTV3.ie
World Turtle Day 2018: 3 things to know about the shelled speciesFox News
Sea turtle campaign launched by Chinese actor Liu YeGBTIMES
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World Turtle Day: 2 out of these 5 species of sea turtles are critically endangered; pictures inside - Times Now

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:06

Times Now

World Turtle Day: 2 out of these 5 species of sea turtles are critically endangered; pictures inside
Times Now
Due to human activities, the survival of these ancient marine turtles is now in danger. On the World Turtle Day lets find a way to protect the endangered ones. + 2 more. NEXT PHOTO GALLERY. In pics: NASA Orbital ATK launch ...

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:18

UN Environment (press release)

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic
UN Environment (press release)
The Galapagos green turtle's favourite food is jellyfish, so wherever jellyfish are most abundant, turtles are bound to be close by. Unfortunately, plastic bags look like jellyfish when floating in the ocean, and if a turtle ingests a plastic bag, it ...

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:18

UN Environment (press release)

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic
UN Environment (press release)
A turtle-friendly conservation project in the Galapagos islands is targeting plastic debris. The Galapagos green turtle's favourite food is jellyfish, so wherever jellyfish are most abundant, turtles are bound to be close by. Unfortunately, plastic ...

Sea Life Sydney makes big announcement for World Turtle day - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:03

Daily Telegraph

Sea Life Sydney makes big announcement for World Turtle day
Daily Telegraph
It comes after a special arrival — for the first time in years, Sea Life Sydney has welcomed three turtles, Dave, Choung who are log head turtles and Myrtle, a green sea turtle. Sea Life Sydney's General Manager Richard Dilly said in celebration of ...
World Turtle Day 2018: Twitterati Highlights the Preservation of the Amphibian SpeciesLatestLY

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WildAid launches sea turtle campaign in Hainan with actor Liu Ye - ecns

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 03:29

WildAid launches sea turtle campaign in Hainan with actor Liu Ye
ecns
In a new effort to protect increasingly endangered sea turtles in a region that has long been a focal point of the sea turtle trade, multiple Chinese government agencies are partnering with WildAid celebrity ambassador Liu Ye to announce new measures ...

17 Surprisingly Cute Photos of Turtles - National Geographic Australia

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:52

National Geographic Australia

17 Surprisingly Cute Photos of Turtles
National Geographic Australia
Monday is World Turtle Day, a date that advocates for the protection and conservation of the world's hundreds of turtle species. Turtles are threatened by the illegal pet trade, habitat destruction, and global warming. According to the World Wildlife ...

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet - UQ News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 22:03

UQ News

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet
UQ News
A study has revealed the diet of green turtles is more complex than previously thought, providing insights which could influence conservation and management strategies. University of Queensland PhD student Owen Coffee said mature green turtles ...

Staten Island's turtles face habitat destruction and other dangers ... - SILive.com

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:51

SILive.com

Staten Island's turtles face habitat destruction and other dangers ...
SILive.com
For the 17th consecutive year, the American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit organization established for the protection of all species of turtles and tortoises, ...

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