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FAU study shows connection between climate change, sea turtle population rates - University Press

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:08

University Press

FAU study shows connection between climate change, sea turtle population rates
University Press
That's how biological sciences professor Jeanette Wyneken described what causes sea turtles to be male or female. Wyneken, along with a team of students, started researching three types of turtles — green, loggerhead, and leatherback — at the ...

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Climate Change Is Turning 99% of These Baby Sea Turtles Female - ScienceAlert

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:13

Climate Change Is Turning 99% of These Baby Sea Turtles Female
ScienceAlert
It will not be long, perhaps within a few decades to a century, until "there will not be enough males in sea turtle populations," he warned. The sex of a green sea turtle is a result of its environment. "They have temperature-dependent sex ...

ARK reopens in Port A, saves turtles - Corpus Christi Business News - Corpus Christi Business News

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 22:23

Corpus Christi Business News

ARK reopens in Port A, saves turtles - Corpus Christi Business News
Corpus Christi Business News
Nicole Pringle, volunteer coordinator at the Amos Rehabilitation Keep in Port Aransas, holds a cold-stunned green sea turtle while education specialist Amanda Taylor reads off the PIT tag identification number. A major cold-stun event occurred Jan. 2 ...

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More than 850 sea turtles now in rehab after cold stunning event - WJHG-TV

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:53

WJHG-TV

More than 850 sea turtles now in rehab after cold stunning event
WJHG-TV
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to officials with Gulf World Marine Institute, more than 850 cold stunned sea turtles from Bay and Gulf counties have been taken into rehab since last Tuesday. They say this is the second largest cold stunned ...
Gulf World rescues more than 850 cold stunned turtlesThe News Herald
Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into GulfCBS DFW
Cold-stunned turtles released after state hit with cold weatherKXXV News Channel 25

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Appalachian intern saves Ocean Isle Beach turtles - Appalachian State University

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:13

Appalachian State University

Appalachian intern saves Ocean Isle Beach turtles
Appalachian State University
BOONE, N.C.—Jordan Boles went to Ocean Isle Beach with a bicycle, a backpack and a dream to help save sea turtles as an intern with the Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization (OIBSTPO) in Brunswick County. Boles left the island at the end ...

Gulf World rescues more than 850 cold stunned turtles - The News Herald

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 20:01

The News Herald

Gulf World rescues more than 850 cold stunned turtles
The News Herald
Initial projections had estimated about 300 sea turtles would be affected by the cold weather. In reality, it's more than double that number. PANAMA CITY BEACH — Hundreds more sea turtles than initially expected have needed rescuing following last ...
Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into GulfCBS DFW
Cold-stunned turtles released after state hit with cold weatherKXXV News Channel 25

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More than 850 'cold stunned' sea turtles rescued (VIDEO, PHOTOS) - Destin Log

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:53

Destin Log

More than 850 'cold stunned' sea turtles rescued (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Destin Log
This is the second largest cold-stunning event in the Florida Panhandle since 2010, when approximately 1,800 sea turtles were rehabilitated. PANAMA CITY — More than 850 “cold stunned” sea turtles have been brought into Gulf World Marine Institute ...
Dozens of stunned sea turtles still being rescued from Florida coastABC Action News
More than 850 sea turtles now in rehab after cold stunning eventWJHG-TV
Gulf World rescues more than 850 cold stunned turtlesThe News Herald
U.S. News & World Report -Port isabel south padre -Corpus Christi Caller-Times
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Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:37

Chicago Tribune

Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female
Chicago Tribune
Heat up the eggs and only females are born. "That transitional range, from 100 percent males to 100 percent females, spans a very narrow band of only a couple of degrees," said NOAA marine biologist and study co-author Michael Jensen. Head toward the ...

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Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female - Washington Post

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:08

Washington Post

Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female
Washington Post
Green sea turtles do not develop into males or females due to sex chromosomes, like humans and most other mammals do. Instead, the temperature outside a turtle egg influences the sex of the growing embryo. And this unusual biological quirk, scientists ...
Climate Change Turned 99.8% of These Sea Turtle Babies into GirlsLive Science
99% of these sea turtles were born girls. Is global warming to blame?USA TODAY
Climate Change Turns One of Largest Sea Turtle Populations FemaleNews Deeply
The Guardian -New York Post -Nature
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Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female - The Guardian

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:00

The Guardian

Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female
The Guardian
Rising temperatures are turning almost all green sea turtles in a Great Barrier Reef population female, new research has found. The scientific paper warned the skewed ratio could threaten the population's future. Sea turtles are among species with ...
'Alarm bells ringing': Rising temperatures turn turtles all female, study findsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Great Barrier Reef: Green turtles face extinction as females outnumber malesCourier Mail

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Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into Gulf - CBS DFW

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:47

CBS DFW

Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into Gulf
CBS DFW
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Nearly 400 sea turtles found stunned by recent frigid weather along the Texas coast have been returned to the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports the warmed and rehabilitated ...

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395 cold-stunned sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:03

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

395 cold-stunned sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
People gathered Sunday along Malaquite Beach at Padre Island National Seashore to watch as 395 green sea turtles were released back into the Gulf of Mexico. The sea turtles had been rehabilitated by Texas Sea Life Center, Texas State Aquarium and ...
Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from coldBrownsville Herald
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea TurtlesWKRG
Valley morning Star
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Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:50

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Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf
U.S. News & World Report
Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf. Nearly 400 sea turtles found stunned by recent frigid weather along the Texas coast have been returned to the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi. Jan. 7, 2018, at 5:41 p.m.. Nearly 400 Cold ...
Over 170 'stunned' sea turtles rescued from frigid watersPort isabel south padre

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Nearly 400 cold-stunned turtles in Texas released into Gulf - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:59

Houston Chronicle

Nearly 400 cold-stunned turtles in Texas released into Gulf
Houston Chronicle
Padre Island National Seashore's Tom Backof releases a rehabilitated sea turtle into the Gulf of Mexico during a turtle release at Padre Island National Seashore in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. ... more. Photo: Courtney Sacco, AP. Image ...

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'Cold-stunned' sea turtles suffering from hypothermia amid frigid temperatures - WSB Atlanta

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 13:59

WSB Atlanta

'Cold-stunned' sea turtles suffering from hypothermia amid frigid temperatures
WSB Atlanta
The recent freezing weather across most of the country has wreaked havoc on wildlife, including sea turtles along Texas' Gulf Coast. According to Texas Monthly, the turtles have been suffering from hypothermia, leading them to float near the surface of ...

Baby sea turtles keep going despite disorienting light from towns - The Columbus Dispatch

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:10

Brownsville Herald

Baby sea turtles keep going despite disorienting light from towns
The Columbus Dispatch
When baby sea turtles hatch on a beach at night, their instinct is to head to the sea. The beach slopes down, which is one directional clue they follow. Another is light: The horizon over the sea is brighter than the horizon over land. But lights from ...
Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from coldBrownsville Herald
It's So Cold, Sea Turtles Are Freezing in the WaterThe Weather Channel
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
WKRG -Valley morning Star
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Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles - WKRG

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 05:03

WKRG

Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles
WKRG
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – The Panhandle has seen some unusually cold temperatures this week, causing the St. Joe Bay to reach temperatures below 50 degrees. Which Gulf World's Senior Veterinarian, Julie Cavin, said can be too cold for many sea turtle ...

Following cold snap, local nonprofit rehabilitates stunned sea turtles - KGBT-TV

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 20:08

KGBT-TV

Following cold snap, local nonprofit rehabilitates stunned sea turtles
KGBT-TV
Upon arrival, the sea turtles are placed in empty tanks until they can reach a normal body temperature. Once they begin to move around, they are put into pools of shallow water until they have more movement. The hypothermic shock can be deadly for the ...
Cold temperatures 'stun' sea turtles on Padre IslandKENS 5 TV

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Watch Baby Sea Turtle Run on Tiny Treadmill for FAU Research ... - The Boca Raton Tribune

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 17:38

The Boca Raton Tribune

Watch Baby Sea Turtle Run on Tiny Treadmill for FAU Research ...
The Boca Raton Tribune
In an effort to conserve endangered sea turtles, researchers from Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conducted the first study on disorientation by examining the physiological effects of extended crawling and swimming ...

Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from cold - Brownsville Herald

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 04:12

Brownsville Herald

Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from cold
Brownsville Herald
When water temperatures drop below 50 degrees, sea turtles enter a state in which they appear comatose, because reptiles cannot control their own body temperatures. Most of these cold-stunned turtles are juvenile green sea turtles and are found in the ...
It's So Cold, Sea Turtles Are Freezing in the Water | The Weather ...The Weather Channel
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
Animal Rescue: Teams save hundreds of sea turtles from coldValley morning Star
CBS DFW -Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
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