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Marin group backs gill net regulations - Marin Independent Journal

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 00:10

Marin group backs gill net regulations
Marin Independent Journal
A Marin-based environmental group is backing state legislation to rid ocean waters of drift gill nets that they say accidentally injure or kill marine mammals. The drift net fishery for swordfish in California consists of roughly 20 fishing vessels ...

"Turtle Man" catches attention for sea-themed sculptures - WTSP.com

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:44

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"Turtle Man" catches attention for sea-themed sculptures
WTSP.com
Recently, he added a mermaid design behind the turtle. It was inspired by his granddaughter. The sculptures catch the attention of the passersby. “Every day,” said Nancy. “Someone might have a story for us, actually.” Peggy Henline lives in Denver but ...

Sea turtles use magnetic fields to find their way home - E&E News

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:30

E&E News

Sea turtles use magnetic fields to find their way home
E&E News
Sea turtles find their way back to where they were born using the planet's magnetic fields, according to new research. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews.net and ...

Migrating turtles use the Earth's magnetic field to find home - Earth.com

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:16

Earth.com

Migrating turtles use the Earth's magnetic field to find home
Earth.com
“Magnetic fields are the strongest predictor of genetic similarity among nesting loggerhead sea turtles, regardless of the geographic proximity or environmental traits of nesting beaches,” wrote the study authors. Study co-author Kenneth Lohmann ...

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Hot Ticket: Help save a sea turtle by "adopting" one from Loggerhead Marinelife Center - wflx

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:04

Hot Ticket: Help save a sea turtle by "adopting" one from Loggerhead Marinelife Center
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Juno Beach, Fla. - Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a nonprofit sea turtle hospital in Juno Beach. Loggerhead's mission is to promote the conservation of ocean ecosystems with a focus on threatened or endangered sea turtles. You can support Loggerhead ...

NEST encouraging OBX restaurants to switch to paper straws - The Outer Banks Voice

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 12:38

NEST encouraging OBX restaurants to switch to paper straws
The Outer Banks Voice
The Network for Endangered and Threatened Sea Turtles is encouraging restaurants on the Outer Banks to provide straws only on request and if that request is made, offer paper straws as an alternative to plastic straws. Over 500 million plastic straws ...

Punk, butt-breathing turtle joins endangered species club - AsiaOne

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 00:14

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Punk, butt-breathing turtle joins endangered species club
AsiaOne
"They have specialised organs in their cloaca which process oxygen from the surrounding water." But perhaps the computer screen-sized turtle's most distinguishing feature is the bright green, spiky mohawks sprouting on the heads of some. This is not ...
Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals is added to endangered listThe Standard
Punk, butt-breathing turtle joins unlucky clubJakarta Post

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A New Study Shows Sea Turtles Use The Earth's Magnetic Fields To Find The Beach Where They Were Born - The Inquisitr

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:08

The Inquisitr

A New Study Shows Sea Turtles Use The Earth's Magnetic Fields To Find The Beach Where They Were Born
The Inquisitr
When it comes to the factor of genetic similarities among loggerhead sea turtles, magnetic fields happen to be the main predictor of this similarity, despite what could be extreme distances or differences in the beaches that these turtles were born on ...

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Earth's Magnetic Field Reunites Turtles With Similar Genetic Composition - Tech Times

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:58

Tech Times

Earth's Magnetic Field Reunites Turtles With Similar Genetic Composition
Tech Times
A new study finds that loggerhead sea turtles that nest on beaches with similar magnetic fields are also genetically similar to one another. Researchers have previously observed that loggerhead turtles return as adults to nest on the same beaches where ...
Researchers Discover Interesting Facts Between Sea Turtle Nesting and Magnetic FieldsDaily Enterpriser

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Researchers Discover Interesting Facts Between Sea Turtle Nesting ... - Daily Enterpriser

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:46

Daily Enterpriser

Researchers Discover Interesting Facts Between Sea Turtle Nesting ...
Daily Enterpriser
Loggerhead sea turtles that nest on beaches with comparable electromagnetic fields are genetically just like one another, inning accordance with a brand-new research study. ” Loggerhead sea turtles are interesting animals that start their lives by ...

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BZS Lecture: The Roots Of Turtle Project - Bernews - Bernews

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:01

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BZS Lecture: The Roots Of Turtle Project - Bernews
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The Bermuda Zoological Society will be hosting a lecture entitled “Reflection on a Half Century of Sea Turtle Conservation: The Roots of the Bermuda Turtle Project” on Thursday, April 26th. The event poster says, “David Godfrey is Executive Director of ...

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Plastic straws hurt sea turtles and maybe even humans, environmental groups say. - Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 15:03

Virginian-Pilot

Plastic straws hurt sea turtles and maybe even humans, environmental groups say.
Virginian-Pilot
And for this Earth Day, the folks at Keep It Beachy Clean have made straws their top focus. They are planning a one-day campaign to reduce plastic straw waste and pollution at the beach. “We are going to ask people to skip the straw,” Trapani said ...

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Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says - kplr11.com

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:52

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Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says
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An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles. The Mary River turtle, native to Queensland, Australia, has the ...
Australian 'genital-breathing' turtle faces extinction, group saysCNN
Species | EDGE of ExistenceEDGE of Existence
Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered listThe Guardian
EDGE of Existence -EDGE of Existence -CNN
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Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says - FOX 61

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:36

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Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says
FOX 61
QUEENSLAND, Australia -- An Australian river turtle with a distinctive green punk-rock hairstyle, two spikes under its chin and the ability to breathe through its genitals is on a new list of endangered reptiles. The Mary River turtle, native to ...

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These sea turtles use magnetic fields like GPS - Futurity: Research News

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:29

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These sea turtles use magnetic fields like GPS
Futurity: Research News
Loggerhead sea turtles that nest on beaches with similar magnetic fields are genetically similar to one another, according to a new study. “Loggerhead sea turtles are fascinating creatures that begin their lives by migrating alone across the Atlantic ...
Sea Turtles Use Magnetic Fields to Find Their Birthplace Beach ...New York Times
Local Magnetic Fields Confuse Sea Turtles Heading HomeNOVA Next
Sea turtles use magnetic fields like GPSPress Herald
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando -Seattle Times -ZME Science
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Study: Sea turtle genes show navigation by magnetic fields - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:11

Study: Sea turtle genes show navigation by magnetic fields
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Research at the University of North Carolina shows genetic evidence supporting how loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth's magnetic fields to navigate back to the beaches where they were hatched. A study published Thursday in ...

Study: Sea turtle genes show navigation by magnetic fields - Seattle Times

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 13:55

Study: Sea turtle genes show navigation by magnetic fields
Seattle Times
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Research at the University of North Carolina shows genetic evidence supporting how loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth's magnetic fields to navigate back to the beaches where they were hatched. A study published Thursday in ...

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