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Sea turtle rescued from crab trap - WTSP.com

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 17:19

WTSP.com

Sea turtle rescued from crab trap
WTSP.com
A sea turtle is back to swimming through the Gulf after two employees of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office cut it free from a crab trap and spear gun tether. Deputy McBride and Detective Carey got the big thanks for the rescue. Loading... Several sea ...

WDFW asking for comments on Sea Turtles - KXRO Newsradio

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:32

KXRO Newsradio

WDFW asking for comments on Sea Turtles
KXRO Newsradio
WDFW – State wildlife managers are seeking public comments on the protective status of three species of sea turtles that are on Washington's list of endangered, threatened, and sensitive species. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) ...

Over 900 young sea turtles released back into sea - VietNamNet Bridge

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 09:14

VietNamNet Bridge

Over 900 young sea turtles released back into sea
VietNamNet Bridge
According to Pham Anh Dung, deputy head of the conservation division of Nui Chua National Park, the sea turtles always come to lay eggs in the months from June to October, after they cross the ocean. During the 2008-2015 period, the members of the Bai ...

Baby turtles face rough seas - News-Journal - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 22:42

Baby turtles face rough seas - News-Journal
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The summer of 2016 proved a banner year for nesting sea turtles on Florida's east coast beaches, but the fall has been rough on many of the newest hatchlings ...

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Rare sea turtle found in Wales, thousands of kilometres from its natural habitat - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 21:59

Globalnews.ca

Rare sea turtle found in Wales, thousands of kilometres from its natural habitat
Globalnews.ca
An extremely rare sea turtle has been discovered on a beach in North Wales, thousands of kilometres from its usual home – the coasts of Mexico and the southern United States. The turtle, believed to be female and of either the Olive Ridley or the Kemps ...
Rare sea turtle washed up on Anglesey 'lucky to be alive'BBC News

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How do you operate on an armor-plated animal? - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 19:03

The Northwest Florida Daily News

How do you operate on an armor-plated animal?
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Dr. Rebecca Wells displays some of the fishing hooks that she removed from Meeko, a young adult loggerhead sea turtle being rehabilitated at the Gulfarium's sea turtle C.A.R.E. Center. Wells performed the surgery on Meeko in late October and hopes the ...

Rare sea turtle washed up on Anglesey 'lucky to be alive' - BBC News

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 18:41

BBC News

Rare sea turtle washed up on Anglesey 'lucky to be alive'
BBC News
A rare tropical turtle remains in a serious condition and is "lucky to be alive" after being washed on to an Anglesey beach. The animal could be an Olive ridley turtle - the first ever to be seen in the UK. It was discovered at Tan-y-Foel on Saturday ...
Rare sea turtle found in Wales, thousands of kilometres from its natural habitatGlobalnews.ca

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Beachfront lights confuse majority of sea turtle hatchlings | WEAR - WEAR

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:34

WEAR

Beachfront lights confuse majority of sea turtle hatchlings | WEAR
WEAR
The majority of sea turtle hatchlings in Panama City Beach, Florida are reportedly heading in the wrong direction. Instead of making their way to the Gulf of ...

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Column: Madame sea turtle - Stillwater Gazette

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 14:31

Stillwater Gazette

Column: Madame sea turtle
Stillwater Gazette
This Tuesday, my 9-year-old daughter cast her presidential vote for a sea turtle. She named her candidate “Hillary” because she was raised with an ear for subtlety. “She is the most qualified candidate because sea turtles live to be over 100-years-old ...

Move to save Singapore's endangered sea turtles - News @ AsiaOne - AsiaOne

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 07:03

AsiaOne

Move to save Singapore's endangered sea turtles - News @ AsiaOne
AsiaOne
The gentle sea turtle has long fuelled the imagination, and Singaporeans flock to turtle sanctuaries elsewhere to catch sight of them. But sea turtles also live and ...

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Move to save Singapore's endangered sea turtles, Environment ... - The Straits Times

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 21:02

The Straits Times

Move to save Singapore's endangered sea turtles, Environment ...
The Straits Times
The gentle sea turtle has long fuelled the imagination, and Singaporeans flock to turtle sanctuaries elsewhere to catch sight of them.. Read more at ...

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Record sea turtle nesting still going strong | Longboat Key News - Longboat Key News

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 19:29

Record sea turtle nesting still going strong | Longboat Key News
Longboat Key News
Although the official sea turtle nesting season is from May 1- Oct. 31, some Mote Marine Laboratory-monitored beaches from Longboat Key through Venice still ...
PCB still confusing for turtle hatchlings - Panama City News HeraldThe News Herald

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Turtles born in beach resort released to their habitat - Inquirer.net

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 16:21

Turtles born in beach resort released to their habitat
Inquirer.net
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT— Beach goers on Saturday released 96 olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatchlings into the Subic Bay area, a known nestling haven for marine turtles (“pawikan”). Ameth de la Llana, head of the ecology department of ...

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary to Hold Sea Turtle Open House - CapeCod.com News

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 10:14

CapeCod.com News

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary to Hold Sea Turtle Open House
CapeCod.com News
WELLFLEET – Sea turtle stranding season is underway on Cape Cod and the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will hold a Sea Turtle Open House Thanksgiving Weekend. Attendees will find out why hundreds of sea turtles strand on the Cape's ...

HMAS Glenelg Saves Sea Turtles - MarineLink - MarineLink

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 03:40

MarineLink

HMAS Glenelg Saves Sea Turtles - MarineLink
MarineLink
A quiet watch was the expectation for Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate James Cole in patrol boat HMAS Glenelg, but what he…

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HMAS Glenelg Saves Sea Turtles - MarineLink - MarineLink

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 03:16

MarineLink

HMAS Glenelg Saves Sea Turtles - MarineLink
MarineLink
A quiet watch was the expectation for Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate James Cole in patrol boat HMAS Glenelg, but what he…

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Protecting the turtles in Baja California Sur - The Denver Post

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 02:43

The Denver Post

Protecting the turtles in Baja California Sur
The Denver Post
According to the National Wildlife Federation, olive ridley sea turtles are protected by various international treaties and agreements as well as the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The World Wildlife Fund classifies them as “vulnerable”: While they are ...

Moreton Bay a potential new sea turtle nesting spot as things heat up - Brisbane Times

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 12:01

Brisbane Times

Moreton Bay a potential new sea turtle nesting spot as things heat up
Brisbane Times
Moreton Bay has the potential to be a new nesting ground for sea turtles as ecosystems get warmer up north.

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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests four people for trapping sea turtles illegally - Colombo Page

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 06:31

* Sri Lanka Navy arrests four people for trapping sea turtles illegally
Colombo Page
Nov 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy personnel have arrested four people for illegally trapping sea turtles and possessing the turtle meat. Naval personnel attached to SLNS Welusumana located in Mandathivu in the Northern Naval Command found turtle meat ...

Two sea turtles rehabbing at CROW doing well - The News-Press - The News-Press

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 01:34

The News-Press

Two sea turtles rehabbing at CROW doing well - The News-Press
The News-Press
Two sea turtles, a green and a loggerhead, are being treated for the effects of red tide at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel. Both turtles were ...

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