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Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats - Reuters

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 13:24

Reuters

Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats
Reuters
Already beguiled by the 4 km (2.5 mile) stretch of sand, which forms a natural barrier between the Mediterranean Sea and the reed-lined freshwater inlets of the Dalyan river, she set up home there in the 1980s and soon fell in love with the turtles.

Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats - The Wider Image

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:49

The Wider Image

Saving Turkey's turtles from builders and boats
The Wider Image
Already beguiled by the 4 km (2.5 mile) stretch of sand, which forms a natural barrier between the Mediterranean Sea and the reed-lined freshwater inlets of the Dalyan river, she set up home there in the 1980s and soon fell in love with the turtles.

Sea Turtles on Anna Maria Island, FL Have Stories To Tell! (and Lessons To Teach!) - The Sarasota Post

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 05:01

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Sea Turtles on Anna Maria Island, FL Have Stories To Tell! (and Lessons To Teach!)
The Sarasota Post
Imagine coming back to an island 30-45 years after first rising above the sand and seeing the changes that have occurred over time. Listen to the sea turtle and she, (yes she), will tell you. After decades of research, cooperative efforts and listening ...

Sea Turtles on Anna Maria Island, FL Have Stories To Tell! (and Lessons To Teach!) - The Sarasota Post

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 05:01

The Sarasota Post

Sea Turtles on Anna Maria Island, FL Have Stories To Tell! (and Lessons To Teach!)
The Sarasota Post
Imagine coming back to an island 30-45 years after first rising above the sand and seeing the changes that have occurred over time. Listen to the sea turtle and she, (yes she), will tell you. After decades of research, cooperative efforts and listening ...

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VIDEO: Sea Turtles Draw a Crowd at Virginia Beach Release - Chesapeake Bay Magazine

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:40

Chesapeake Bay Magazine

VIDEO: Sea Turtles Draw a Crowd at Virginia Beach Release
Chesapeake Bay Magazine
It's usually festivals and concerts that attract big crowds to the Virginia Beach oceanfront, but five sea turtles were responsible for the massive gathering of onlookers on Friday, excited to watch the animals' release. The Kemp's ridley and ...

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SC Aquarium treats 31 sea turtles in a busy season for strandings - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:05

Charleston Post Courier

SC Aquarium treats 31 sea turtles in a busy season for strandings
Charleston Post Courier
By the middle of August, 31 turtles had been sent to the aquarium after being stranded on South Carolina's shores or in the waters nearby, according to Willow Melamet, the manager of the aquarium's Sea Turtle Care Center. In all of 2017, there were 44 ...

SC Aquarium treats 31 sea turtles in a busy season for strandings - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:05

Charleston Post Courier

SC Aquarium treats 31 sea turtles in a busy season for strandings
Charleston Post Courier
By the middle of August, 31 turtles had been sent to the aquarium after being stranded on South Carolina's shores or in the waters nearby, according to Willow Melamet, the manager of the aquarium's Sea Turtle Care Center. In all of 2017, there were 44 ...
VIDEO: Sea Turtles Draw a Crowd at Virginia Beach ReleaseChesapeake Bay Magazine

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Tracking marine migrations across geopolitical boundaries aids ... - UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:57

UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Tracking marine migrations across geopolitical boundaries aids ...
UC Santa Cruz (press release)
By tracking migratory marine species, scientists reveal movements through different countries' waters and in the open ocean beyond areas of national ...

Leatherback Sea Turtle (image) - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:04

EurekAlert (press release)

Leatherback Sea Turtle (image)
EurekAlert (press release)
Leatherback sea turtles, a critically endangered species, may visit over 30 countries during their migrations. Credit. Alex Eilers. Usage Restrictions. For use only with news coverage of this research. Share. Print E-Mail. Disclaimer: AAAS and ...

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands - Walton Sun

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 19:49

Walton Sun

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands
Walton Sun
DESTIN — Johnny Springfield laid down on his belly in the sand in front of Silver Shells Condominiums and started digging a hole in the beach. After a few minutes, he pulled out what can only be described as a deflated, leathery ping pong ball and sat ...

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands - Destin Log

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 19:48

Destin Log

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands
Destin Log
DESTIN — Johnny Springfield laid down on his belly in the sand in front of Silver Shells Condominiums and started digging a hole in the beach. After a few minutes, he pulled out what can only be described as a deflated, leathery ping pong ball and sat ...

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 19:41

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Local volunteers taking sea turtle protection into their own hands
The Northwest Florida Daily News
DESTIN — Johnny Springfield laid down on his belly in the sand in front of Silver Shells Condominiums and started digging a hole in the beach. After a few minutes, he pulled out what can only be described as a deflated, leathery ping pong ball and sat ...

Two microchipped sea turtles released in sea - The Asian Age - The Asian Age

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 00:17

The Asian Age

Two microchipped sea turtles released in sea - The Asian Age
The Asian Age
Mumbai: In a first of its kind initiative in Maharashtra, two Olive Ridley turtles — that were being treated in sea turtle transit centre at Dahanu — were released in ...
Microchips put on rescued Olive Ridley Turtles near Mumbai ...Hindustan Times

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Virginia Beach: Five sea turtles released into the Atlantic - RochesterFirst

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:23

RochesterFirst

Virginia Beach: Five sea turtles released into the Atlantic
RochesterFirst
VIRGINIA BEACH, V.A. (WAVY-TV) - Freedom! After a long road to recovery, the Virginia Beach Aquarium & Marine Science Center released five rehabilitated sea turtles back into the Atlantic. The release of Captain, Honeysuckle, Poppy, Drake and Wisteria ...

VIDEO: Five sea turtles released in Virginia Beach - WWBT NBC12 News

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 20:42

VIDEO: Five sea turtles released in Virginia Beach
WWBT NBC12 News
In a Facebook post, Virginia Aquarium described the turtles' various injuries as a fractured cranium, a fish hook in the esophagus, a partial fish hook lodged in the throat and potential shark bite. The aquarium also said Drake's heartbeat was so weak ...

Asia is Key Battleground in Fight Against Trafficking of Endangered Turtles - Radio Free Asia

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 18:36

Asia is Key Battleground in Fight Against Trafficking of Endangered Turtles
Radio Free Asia
Although it's not widely known, turtles have become one of the most heavily trafficked animals among Asia's endangered species. According to the Swiss-based World Wildlife Fund (WWF), six of the world's seven endangered or critically endangered marine ...

Asia is Key Battleground in Fight Against Trafficking of Endangered Turtles - Radio Free Asia

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 18:36

Asia is Key Battleground in Fight Against Trafficking of Endangered Turtles
Radio Free Asia
Although it's not widely known, turtles have become one of the most heavily trafficked animals among Asia's endangered species. According to the Swiss-based World Wildlife Fund (WWF), six of the world's seven endangered or critically endangered marine ...

Virginia Aquarium releases five rehabilitated sea turtles - Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 17:07

Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Aquarium releases five rehabilitated sea turtles
Virginian-Pilot
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center's Stranding Response Program released four Kemp's ridley sea turtles and one loggerhead sea turtle during an event that was open to the public at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday, ...

Large crowd watches as Virginia Aquarium releases five sea turtles - Southside Daily

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 16:00

Southside Daily

Large crowd watches as Virginia Aquarium releases five sea turtles
Southside Daily
VIRGINIA BEACH — In front of a large crowd gathered Friday morning on the Oceanfront the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and its Stranding Response Team released five rehabilitated turtles back into the Atlantic Ocean. Four of the five ...

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Virginia Aquarium to release five sea turtles in Va. Beach - WAVY-TV

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:29

WAVY-TV

Virginia Aquarium to release five sea turtles in Va. Beach
WAVY-TV
The release of Captain, Honeysuckle, Poppy, Drake and Wisteria is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday at Neptune's Park, and is open to the public. The five turtles were in rehabilitation for various reasons including getting caught in fishing lines, trauma ...
Large crowd watches as Virginia Aquarium releases five sea turtlesSouthside Daily

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