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Rare Hybrid Sea Turtle Discovered In Florida - Brevard Times

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 15:25

Brevard Times

Rare Hybrid Sea Turtle Discovered In Florida
Brevard Times
PORT CANAVERAL, Florida - Researchers with the University of Central Florida Marine Turtle Research Group suspect that they have discovered a rare hybrid sea turtle as a result of inter-species mating between a green sea turtle and a loggerhead sea ...

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The Laws That Saved Florida's Sea Turtles - Pacific Standard

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 14:08

Pacific Standard

The Laws That Saved Florida's Sea Turtles
Pacific Standard
It was part of a larger effort to protect endangered sea turtles, which refuse to nest on beaches that are too well-lit at night, and whose hatchlings get confused and can't find the ocean if there are too many human-made lamps onshore. Now, a new ...

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Sea turtle strandings have increased in Pacific Northwest - KING5.com

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:15

KING5.com

Sea turtle strandings have increased in Pacific Northwest
KING5.com
SEATTLE -- When an olive ridley sea turtle first arrived at the Seattle Aquarium in December, he couldn't even move. "He had some wounds on his neck. He also had some wounds on the back of his body," explained veterinarian Lesanna Lahner. The turtle's ...

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Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles - ActionNewsJax.com

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 23:12

ActionNewsJax.com

Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles
ActionNewsJax.com
The key to helping the endangered sea turtle population in Florida may be the right lighting. In a new study by University of Central Florida biology professor John Weishampel, he found that bright lights “can deter a female from returning to her ...

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Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles - KOKI FOX 23

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 23:03

KOKI FOX 23

Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles
KOKI FOX 23
The key to helping the endangered sea turtle population in Florida may be the right lighting. In a new study by University of Central Florida biology professor John Weishampel, he found that bright lights “can deter a female from returning to her ...

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Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles - WFTV Orlando

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 23:02

WFTV Orlando

Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles
WFTV Orlando
The key to helping the endangered sea turtle population in Florida may be the right lighting. In a new study by University of Central Florida biology professor John Weishampel, he found that bright lights “can deter a female from returning to her ...

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After rehab, young green sea turtles hit the waves again in Ponce Inlet - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 21:39

After rehab, young green sea turtles hit the waves again in Ponce Inlet
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Shannon Barnousky, a turtle rehabilitation assistant with Volusia County's Marine Science Center, helped return three green sea turtles to the ocean on Tuesday, much to the delight of a small crowd of beachgoers. Photo provided by Michael Brothers, ...

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Coast Guard flies sea turtles to Florida - Fox5NY

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 20:44

Fox5NY

Coast Guard flies sea turtles to Florida
Fox5NY
(FOX 5 NY) - The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of the New England Aquarium and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, saved five endangered sea turtles that were stunned by the cold. The Coast Guard flew the loggerhead turtles aboard an ...

Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles - Palm Beach Post

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 19:44

Palm Beach Post

Study: Mood lighting helping to save endangered sea turtles
Palm Beach Post
Sea turtle populations are doing pretty well in Florida, and it may be due in part to our coastal management (of light pollution),” Weishampel told TakePart. “It shows we affect turtles' nesting, but at the same time, we've been successful at reducing ...

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Barnacle-covered sea turtles washed up on UAE beaches - The National

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:25

The National

Barnacle-covered sea turtles washed up on UAE beaches
The National
DUBAI // More than 100 young sea turtles have been handed over to a rehabilitation project in the past three months after being washed up on beaches across the UAE. Beachgoers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been sending the turtles, many of which are ...

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In seaside village, turtles VIP visitors - Inquirer.net

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:01

Inquirer.net

In seaside village, turtles VIP visitors
Inquirer.net
A STATUE of a sea turtle was sent as a gift by a Korean sculptor to the village of Dalumpinas Oeste in La Union's San Fernando City, which has served as birthing home for the sea creatures for years now. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO. SAN FERNANDO CITY—It ...

Sea turtles washing up on UAE beaches handed to rehabilitation project - The National

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:51

The National

Sea turtles washing up on UAE beaches handed to rehabilitation project
The National
DUBAI// More than 100 young sea turtles have been handed over to a rehabilitation project in the last three months after washing up on beaches across the UAE. Beachgoers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have been sending the turtles, many of whom are only a ...

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Environment: Less light pollution along Florida beaches is good news for sea turtles - Summit County Citizens Voice

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:34

Summit County Citizens Voice

Environment: Less light pollution along Florida beaches is good news for sea turtles
Summit County Citizens Voice
Coastal development may still be running rampant in Florida, but there are some signs that a concerted effort to protect sea turtles from at least some of the impacts is paying off. A study that started as a high school science project suggests that a ...

Hanover teen travels to Costa Rica to protect sea turtles - Wicked Local Hanover

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:44

Wicked Local Hanover

Hanover teen travels to Costa Rica to protect sea turtles
Wicked Local Hanover
Amanda Gilmour stood on the beach, surrounded by thousands of sea turtles, as they buried their eggs. She helped them along, burying any eggs that got dug up by other turtles nesting in the same area, and moving branches out of the creatures' way.

Rare Sea Turtle 'Cold-Stunned This Time off British Columbia - Nature World News

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:34

Nature World News

Rare Sea Turtle 'Cold-Stunned This Time off British Columbia
Nature World News
The Vancouver Aquarium, in Vancouver, Canada, recently took in a hypothermic green sea turtle, which had evidently followed warm currents out of its usual southerly range and become cold-stunned by suddenly chilling water temperatures, ending up on a ...

Coast Guard Flies Sea Turtles to Miami - CapeCod.com News

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:30

CapeCod.com News

Coast Guard Flies Sea Turtles to Miami
CapeCod.com News
SANDWICH – An Air Station Cape Cod Coast Guard crew flew five cold-stunned Loggerhead turtles to Miami on Wednesday. The Coast Guard worked in partnership with the New England Aquarium and NOAA to ensure the sea turtles were safely transported ...

Sukamade beach home for thousands of sea turtles - ANTARA

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 14:07

ANTARA

Sukamade beach home for thousands of sea turtles
ANTARA
Thousands of sea turtles came to the Sukamade Beach which is located in Sorangan Village, Pseanggaran Subdistrict of Banyuwangi District due to its white and delicate sand and the abundant algae, sea turtles favourite meals, in its water, Puroso said.

Beautiful Video: First Ever “Glowing Sea” Turtle Found - Collective Evolution

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:07

Beautiful Video: First Ever “Glowing SeaTurtle Found
Collective Evolution
This is pretty shocking considering that the ocean makes up 70 percent of the earth's surface and scientists estimate we still only know about a tenth of the marine life on Earth — which, in my mind, leaves a lot of room for sea monsters and giant ...

Beautiful Video: First Ever “Glowing Sea” Turtle Found - Collective Evolution

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:07

Beautiful Video: First Ever “Glowing SeaTurtle Found
Collective Evolution
This is pretty shocking considering that the ocean makes up 70 percent of the earth's surface and scientists estimate we still only know about a tenth of the marine life on Earth — which, in my mind, leaves a lot of room for sea monsters and giant ...

How Mood Lighting Is Saving Florida's Endangered Sea Turtles - TakePart

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 16:13

TakePart

How Mood Lighting Is Saving Florida's Endangered Sea Turtles
TakePart
Sea turtles are faithful—to their nesting beaches, that is. Females of all seven sea turtle species return to the same beach time and again to nest, coming ashore at night to lay their eggs before returning to the ocean. But scientists have found the ...