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Maine-based Coast Guard crew seizes 6 tons of cocaine, rescues 3 ... - Press Herald

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:41

Press Herald

Maine-based Coast Guard crew seizes 6 tons of cocaine, rescues 3 ...
Press Herald
A Maine-based Coast Guard cutter returned to Kittery Friday after seizing 12,000 pounds of cocaine and rescuing three sea turtles during an 80-day patrol in the ...
Maine-based Coast Guard rescues sea turtles, seizes 6 tons cocaineBangor Daily News
Maine Coast Guard Seizes $200 Million Of Cocaine, Saves Sea TurtlesCBS DC

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Maine-based crew seizes $200 million worth of cocaine, saves sea turtles - WMTW Portland

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:12

WMTW Portland

Maine-based crew seizes $200 million worth of cocaine, saves sea turtles
WMTW Portland
A Maine-based Coast Guard crew has returned home to Kittery after seizing more than $200 million worth of cocaine and rescuing several sea turtles. The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery on Friday after a 80-day patrol in the ...

China Lures More 'Sea Turtles' Home to Work - Caixin Global

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:59

Caixin Global

China Lures More 'Sea Turtles' Home to Work
Caixin Global
An increasing number of China's brightest overseas talents are being lured back home, a new survey shows — more evidence that the “brain drain” phenomenon of well-educated Chinese leaving the country to seek better opportunities is being reversed.

He buys 32000 paper straws, visits 50 restaurants, to keep turtles safe - Sun Sentinel

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:35

Sun Sentinel

He buys 32000 paper straws, visits 50 restaurants, to keep turtles safe
Sun Sentinel
David Anderson, sea turtle conservation coordinator at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, said that plastics are the biggest threat to hatchlings. Straws usually don't impale noses like the one in the video, but they break up into tiny bits that ...

Sea turtle advocates plead for clean beaches - Fox 4

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:49

Fox 4

Sea turtle advocates plead for clean beaches
Fox 4
NAPLES, Fla. - Sea turtle nesting season began in May, and the latest count by Collier County shows about eighty fewer nests on the county's beaches than this time last year. But local wildlife experts expect those numbers to rise quickly over the next ...

Protecting sea turtles by minimizing human impact - WJHG-TV

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:55

WJHG-TV

Protecting sea turtles by minimizing human impact
WJHG-TV
From fishing line to plastic bags and even sand castles, Florida's sea turtles are vulnerable to the human impact. "Loose plastic bags in the water unfortunately for turtles resemble jellyfish and so oftentimes they don't know any better and so they ...

First Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling release of the year - KIIITV.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:45

KIIITV.com

First Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling release of the year
KIIITV.com
The Padre Island National Seashore is getting ready to host their first public Kemp's Ridley sea turtle release on Friday morning. The hatchlings will be released around 6:45 a.m. Friday. However, park rangers want to make sure you remember to call the ...

Hope for world's sea turtles - University of Florida

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:22

University of Florida

Hope for world's sea turtles
University of Florida
The University of Florida's world-renowned sea turtle expert Archie Carr paved the way for sea turtle conservation. For over 30 years, his students have carried on his legacy at UF's Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research. Now, as sea turtles face ...
About the Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird MonitoringAnna Maria Island Turtle Watch
AMI Sea Turtle lighting - Anna Maria Island Turtle WatchAnna Maria Island Turtle Watch

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Photos: Conservancy Unveils Baby Sea Turtle As New Ambassador - Naples Daily News

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:50

Naples Daily News

Photos: Conservancy Unveils Baby Sea Turtle As New Ambassador
Naples Daily News
Katie Ferron, from right, helps Barbara Chur measure Nin, an eight-month-old baby loggerhead sea turtle, during a meet-and-greet with the media at the Nature Center within the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Barbara Chur is ...

'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle - KTVB.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:32

KTVB.com

'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle
KTVB.com
ANNA MARIA, Fla. – Anna Maria Island Turtle Watching volunteers rescued a pregnant Loggerhead sea turtle stuck in the middle of the road. AMITW executive director Suzi Fox said she wasn't sure how the turtle – which weighs about 300 pounds – got there ...

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'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle - WFAA.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:09

WFAA.com

'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle
WFAA.com
ANNA MARIA, Fla. – Anna Maria Island Turtle Watching volunteers rescued a pregnant Loggerhead sea turtle stuck in the middle of the road. AMITW executive director Suzi Fox said she wasn't sure how the turtle – which weighs about 300 pounds – got there ...

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'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle - WHAS11.com

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:11

WHAS11.com

'You're pregnant, you're big and you're lost' | Volunteers rescue 300-pound sea turtle
WHAS11.com
ANNA MARIA, Fla. – Anna Maria Island Turtle Watching volunteers rescued a pregnant Loggerhead sea turtle stuck in the middle of the road. AMITW executive director Suzi Fox said she wasn't sure how the turtle – which weighs about 300 pounds – got there ...

Letter: Ocean's drowning in plastic–California needs polystyrene ban - The Mercury News

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:51

The Mercury News

Letter: Ocean's drowning in plastic–California needs polystyrene ban
The Mercury News
All this plastic injures and kills marine animals including birds and sea turtles.

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Replacing the plastic, honoring the turtles - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 06:14

Port St. Joe Star

Replacing the plastic, honoring the turtles
Port St. Joe Star
That is the mission behind an effort to see the plastic straw go bye-bye to benefit the environment and to do so while assisting the Florida Coastal Conservancy's efforts to create a Sea Turtle Center. Several local establishments have already ...

Seawall construction continues, with conditions - St. Augustine Record

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 06:08

St. Augustine Record

Seawall construction continues, with conditions
St. Augustine Record
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission appears to have reversed its previous position not to allow emergency coastal armoring in northern St. Johns County past May 31, which was already a month into sea turtle nesting season. In a letter ...

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World sea turtle day with Ellie Goulding - UN Environment (press release)

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:31

UN Environment (press release)

World sea turtle day with Ellie Goulding
UN Environment (press release)
UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, Ellie Goulding, visited Kenya to learn more about the devastating impacts of plastic pollution and illegal wildlife trade on seven endangered species of sea turtles. She re-released Hawksbill, the most threatened of ...

World sea turtle day with Ellie Goulding - UN Environment (press release)

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:31

UN Environment (press release)

World sea turtle day with Ellie Goulding
UN Environment (press release)
UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador, Ellie Goulding, visited Kenya to learn more about the devastating impacts of plastic pollution and illegal wildlife trade on seven endangered species of sea turtles. She re-released Hawksbill, the most threatened of ...

Padre Island National Seashore plans first public sea turtle release of the season - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:39

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Padre Island National Seashore plans first public sea turtle release of the season
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The first public sea turtle release of the year is set for this Friday. The release is scheduled at 6:45 a.m. in front of the Malaquite Beach Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore. The public releases depend on when the eggs hatch and when ...

Olive ridley sea turtles released in Davao City - Manila Bulletin

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:01

Manila Bulletin

Olive ridley sea turtles released in Davao City
Manila Bulletin
Davao City – Volunteers from Barangay Bucana, formally known only as Barangay 76A here, rejoiced with the hatching of 79 olive ridley sea turtle hatchlings Mondaymorning. Journalists and civilians witnessed the release of the tiny turtles at the shore ...

A young Dutch inventor wants to clean plastic from the ocean. Can he do it? - NBCNews.com

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:38

NBCNews.com

A young Dutch inventor wants to clean plastic from the ocean. Can he do it?
NBCNews.com
Viral videos show whales ensnared and sea turtles choking. Studies find some 70 percent of seabirds have ingested the waste. And a photo recently revealed that plastic has found its way to even the deepest reaches of the ocean. Straws, forks, shopping ...