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Atlantic Beach moves forward with first sea turtle lighting ordinance - Florida Times-Union

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 18:46

Florida Times-Union

Atlantic Beach moves forward with first sea turtle lighting ordinance
Florida Times-Union
(Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press). The Atlantic Beach City Commission directed city staff to draft a sea turtle lighting ordinance after discussion on publishing the days and times of sea turtle hatchings at its commission meeting Monday. Discussion both ...

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opened at Turtle Back Zoo - TAPinto.net

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:01

TAPinto.net

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opened at Turtle Back Zoo
TAPinto.net
WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, February 10t Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. The County is partnering with the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery to ...

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo - TAPinto.net

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 19:07

TAPinto.net

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo
TAPinto.net
WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, Feb. 10, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo. Essex County is partnering with the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery to operate ...

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo ... - TAPinto.net

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:20

TAPinto.net

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo ...
TAPinto.net
WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, Feb. 10, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex ...

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Texas State Aquarium Released Eight Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtles Back Into the Wild - EIN News (press release)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:19

Texas State Aquarium Released Eight Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtles Back Into the Wild
EIN News (press release)
/EINPresswire.com/ -- CORPUS CHRISTI, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - On Saturday, February 11, the Texas State Aquarium's Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital released eight rehabilitated green sea turtles back into their natural ...

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Texas State Aquarium Released Eight Rehabilitated Green Sea ... - Marketwired (press release)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 15:49

Texas State Aquarium Released Eight Rehabilitated Green Sea ...
Marketwired (press release)
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX--(Marketwired - February 15, 2017) - On Saturday, February 11, the Texas State Aquarium's Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation ...

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Sea Turtles Are in Much Worse Shape Than Previously Thought - The Atlantic

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:00

Sea Turtles Are in Much Worse Shape Than Previously Thought
The Atlantic
Sea turtles are enigmatic animals, and for much of their lives, their whereabouts are a mystery. This means that if you want to count the world's population, an underwater census is a non-starter. The best approach is to wait till they come ashore to ...

Sea Turtles Are in Worse Shape Than Previously Thought - The ... - The Atlantic

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:00

The Atlantic

Sea Turtles Are in Worse Shape Than Previously Thought - The ...
The Atlantic
A commonly used counting method might have overestimated their numbers by a factor of two.

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Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo - TAPinto.net

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 04:07

TAPinto.net

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opens at Turtle Back Zoo
TAPinto.net
WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, Feb. 10, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo. Essex County is partnering with the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery to operate ...

Photo Perfectly Highlights How Plastics Pose a Huge Threat to Sea Turtles - ATTN

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 01:00

ATTN

Photo Perfectly Highlights How Plastics Pose a Huge Threat to Sea Turtles
ATTN
The photo features two bottles: one contains plastic bags (left) and the other contains jellyfish (right), which is a common meal for sea turtles. Half of the sea turtles in the world have consumed plastic, according to a 2015 study published in the ...

Fishing regulators look to reduce tangled turtles - SouthCoastToday.com

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 18:56

Fishing regulators look to reduce tangled turtles
SouthCoastToday.com
Fishermen are busy with other such fisheries as lobster or sea bass. It's just enough additional time for the sea turtles to tire and drown. "We think by having this (August) closure we would really get at these entanglements," Burke said. Leatherbacks ...

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UK aquarium asks for lettuce donations to help their sea turtles - FreshPlaza

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 13:27

UK aquarium asks for lettuce donations to help their sea turtles
FreshPlaza
Sea Life has announced in a press release that it is also suffering because the lettuce shortage in the UK. The company has eight aquariums in the UK with 12 green turtles which live on the scarce vegetables. They are calling on visitors to spare ...

Charter captain assists in sea turtle rescue, rehab, release - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 08:10

The Anna Maria Islander

Charter captain assists in sea turtle rescue, rehab, release
The Anna Maria Islander
Capt. David White of Cortez had seen sea turtles in the water before. “I see a lot of them out there, but this sea turtle was acting funny — he was bobbing up and down and obviously having buoyancy issues. So I called Mote to see what I should do ...

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opened at Turtle Back Zoo ... - TAPinto.net

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:11

TAPinto.net

Sea Turtle Recovery Center Officially Opened at Turtle Back Zoo ...
TAPinto.net
WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, February 10t Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex ...

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Mystic Aquarium releases sea turtle after year-long rehabilitation - theday.com

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:58

Mystic Aquarium releases sea turtle after year-long rehabilitation
theday.com
Mystic _ Mystic Aquarium announced Monday that a juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtle it had nursed back to health after it was rescued off Block Island on New Year's Eve 2015, has been released in Georgia. The aquarium's Animal Rescue Team worked with ...

Rare loggerhead sea turtle washes up on Oregon Coast - KCBY.com 11

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 00:31

KCBY.com 11

Rare loggerhead sea turtle washes up on Oregon Coast
KCBY.com 11
NEWPORT, Ore. - A loggerhead sea turtle found on an Oregon beach Saturday morning died from its injuries, the Oregon Coast Aquarium said Monday. Seaside Aquarium staff recovered the animal from Crescent Beach in Ecola State Park. The animal ...

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Sea turtles face rising threat - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:56

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Sea turtles face rising threat
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Only two months in, and 2017 is shaping up to be the busiest year on record for Coastal Bend sea turtle advocates and veterinarians who perform surgeries on FP-afflicted turtles. At $200 per turtle, these nonprofit and unfunded facilities rely on ...

Endangered sea turtle found stranded on Oregon beach dies ... - OregonLive.com

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:12

OregonLive.com

Endangered sea turtle found stranded on Oregon beach dies ...
OregonLive.com
An endangered loggerhead sea turtle died at the Oregon Coast Aquarium after it was found stranded on a beach over the weekend. (Courtesy/Oregon Coast ...
Sea Turtle Stranded Along Oregon Coast DiesKUOW News and Information

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Journey to the Sea: Turtles Unite the Choroni + Chuao Hope Spot - National Geographic

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 17:07

National Geographic

Journey to the Sea: Turtles Unite the Choroni + Chuao Hope Spot
National Geographic
February marks the beginning of sea turtle nesting season on the Venezuelan coastline. For anyone who has witnessed sea turtle hatchlings find their way to the ocean, you know these little marine creatures are up to an enormous challenge. Not only do ...

Sea turtle is rescued in Cannon Beach - Local News - The Daily ... - Daily Astorian

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 14:53

Daily Astorian

Sea turtle is rescued in Cannon Beach - Local News - The Daily ...
Daily Astorian
Seaside Aquarium's Tiffany Boothe helped rescue a loggerhead turtle after it washed near shore in Cannon Beach. This loggerhead turtle washed ashore in ...

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