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Photos: CROW rehabs sea turtles affected by red tide - Naples Daily News

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 16:38

Naples Daily News

Photos: CROW rehabs sea turtles affected by red tide
Naples Daily News
Members of Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) are treating sea turtles affected by red tide. The red tide attacks the turtle nervous system making it weak and more susceptible to drown or attack from a predator. The animals were treated ...

Sea turtle freed from lobster buoy line in Cape Cod Bay - The Boston Globe

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 13:24

The Boston Globe

Sea turtle freed from lobster buoy line in Cape Cod Bay
The Boston Globe
A 600-pound leatherback sea turtle was rescued on Wednesday in Cape Cod Bay after it got tangled in a lobster buoy line, officials said. Officers with the Massachusetts Environmental Police were on their way to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary ...

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Nine baby sea turtles rescued from hotel swimming pool and hot tub on Pensacola Beach - Pensacola News Journal

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:50

Pensacola News Journal

Nine baby sea turtles rescued from hotel swimming pool and hot tub on Pensacola Beach
Pensacola News Journal
Alabama visitors at the Pensacola Beach Days Inn paused their weekend getaway early Saturday morning to rescue baby sea turtle hatchlings that made it all the way from their nest on the beach to the hotel's outdoor pools and hot tub. Hoover, Alabama ...

Over 5000 baby sea turtles protected in Ayeyawady Region last year - Eleven Myanmar

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:36

Over 5000 baby sea turtles protected in Ayeyawady Region last year
Eleven Myanmar
Two sea turtle protection camps in Ayeyawady Region took measures to take care of 5,410 baby sea turtles and released them into the sea in 2017-2018 fiscal year. Thameehalkyun sea turtle camp on Haigyi island in Pathein District started sea turtle ...

Over 5000 baby sea turtles protected in Ayeyawady Region last year - Eleven Myanmar

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:36

Over 5000 baby sea turtles protected in Ayeyawady Region last year
Eleven Myanmar
Two sea turtle protection camps in Ayeyawady Region took measures to take care of 5,410 baby sea turtles and released them into the sea in 2017-2018 fiscal year. Thameehalkyun sea turtle camp on Haigyi island in Pathein District started sea turtle ...

2000 Chinese volunteers help save 18000 sea turtles in a year in Sri Lanka - MENAFN.COM

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 06:16

2000 Chinese volunteers help save 18000 sea turtles in a year in Sri Lanka
MENAFN.COM
The survival rate among baby turtles is extremely low. About 1000 turtle eggs are needed to hatch a turtle. In recent years, the survival of turtles has become more and more difficult. Entanglement in fishing nets, smuggling and mushrooming of beach ...

UF sea turtle research center collects 26 tons of debris from Florida Keys - The Independent Florida Alligator

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 03:03

The Independent Florida Alligator

UF sea turtle research center collects 26 tons of debris from Florida Keys
The Independent Florida Alligator
In the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the protected Marquesas Keys, fisherman Daniel Padron saw something disturbing. Dozens upon dozens of littered fishing traps, strewn across the wildlife refuge. In late June, a team of UF marine conservation ...

Sea turtles rehabilitated after red tide exposure - Naples Daily News

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 23:55

Naples Daily News

Sea turtles rehabilitated after red tide exposure
Naples Daily News
Activate your digital access. Sea turtles rehabilitated after red tide exposure. play. CLOSE. Once a sea turtle ingests the red tide, the toxin get into its nervous system which affects its movement and, in extreme cases, puts it into a coma. Wochit.

Pensacola Beach hotel guest releases wayward baby sea turtles into the ocean - Pensacola News Journal

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 21:23

Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola Beach hotel guest releases wayward baby sea turtles into the ocean
Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola Beach hotel guest releases wayward baby sea turtles into the ocean. CLOSE. Alabama residents visiting Pensacola Beach released nine baby sea turtles into the Gulf after finding them in their hotel pool and hot tub. Courtesy of Ashley Willett.

Brevard Zoo Turns To Tech To Keep Tabs On Turtles - WMFE

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 13:35

WMFE

Brevard Zoo Turns To Tech To Keep Tabs On Turtles
WMFE
The Brevard Zoo is working with engineers to develop technology to help keep tabs on sea turtles. Researchers hope the technology can fill in some of what they don't know about turtles. Brevard Zoo has been running a sea turtle hospital since 2014.

How "sea turtles" are making China a hotbed of biotech innovation - Economic Times

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:36

Economic Times

How "sea turtles" are making China a hotbed of biotech innovation
Economic Times
As Indian pharmaceutical majors come to terms with an unprecedented downturn in sales of generic drugs in the key US market, China has entered the brave world of innovative medicines. The rewards are pouring in: The heightened interest from top drug ...

Photos: CROW rehabs sea turtles affected by red tide - Naples Daily News

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:35

Naples Daily News

Photos: CROW rehabs sea turtles affected by red tide
Naples Daily News
Staff at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel Island are treating sea turtles affected by red tide. The red tide attacks the turtle nervous system, making it weak and more susceptible to drowning or attack from a predator. The ...

Name given to sea turtle hatchling found in trash can on Tybee Island - WJCL News

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 17:16

WJCL News

Name given to sea turtle hatchling found in trash can on Tybee Island
WJCL News
The Tybee Island Marine Science Center made the announcement Monday after asking the public to weigh in.

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Nine rehabilitated sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 15:30

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Nine rehabilitated sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Nine rescued sea turtles were returned to their natural habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas State Aquarium's Wildlife Rescue Center partnered with the Padre Island Seashore Division of Sea Turtle Science & Recovery and the Texas Parks & Wildlife ...

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Group screens and cleans sand near Oregon's Haystack Rock ... - Longview Daily News

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 07:31

Longview Daily News

Group screens and cleans sand near Oregon's Haystack Rock ...
Longview Daily News
CANNON BEACH — How do you clean all the sand on a beach? A group of volunteers didn't do it grain by grain, but took on the task screen by.

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Found in a Tybee trash can, turtle hatchling now has her own name - Savannah Morning News

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 22:20

Savannah Morning News

Found in a Tybee trash can, turtle hatchling now has her own name
Savannah Morning News
A sea turtle hatchling discovered in the waste basket of a Tybee hotel room has a new name befitting its story and its mission. Call her Admiral. “Admiral is pretty perfect in our opinion for the name because it was found at Admiral hotel,” said ...

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Rescue van lowers emergency response time for sick, injured... - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 21:31

Rescue van lowers emergency response time for sick, injured...
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Though military vessels, tugboats and cruise ships are populating Brevard County's waters, it's some large marine life rescuers were paying most attention to ...

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Port Canaveral expands sea turtle rescue efforts - Florida Today

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:57

Florida Today

Port Canaveral expands sea turtle rescue efforts
Florida Today
PORT CANAVERAL Injured sea turtles, and other wildlife, at Port Canaveral will have a much quicker way to get medical care. The Canaveral Port Authority has teamed with the Sea Turtle Preservation Society to keep a marked Chevy Silverado stationed at ...
Rescue van lowers emergency response time for sick, injured sea turtles at Port CanaveralWKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

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Does This Video Show an Abnormally Large Leatherback Turtle? - Snopes.com

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:44

Snopes.com

Does This Video Show an Abnormally Large Leatherback Turtle?
Snopes.com
Leatherback sea turtles are the largest turtles on earth, growing to upwards of 7 feet in length and one ton in weight. The largest leatherback ever recorded was just shy of 10 feet long and weighed more than 2,000 pounds (although some debate still ...

Spectacular Footage of Newly Born Sea Turtles Rushing to the Water in Greece's Mykonos (video) - Greek Reporter

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:34

Spectacular Footage of Newly Born Sea Turtles Rushing to the Water in Greece's Mykonos (video)
Greek Reporter
Bathers and volunteers gathered at a beach in Greece's Mykonos to assist new born sea turtles reach the sea in their first and most important journey in their life. The footage by Mykonos TV, shows dozens of little caretta-caretta turtles (known also ...