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Webcam lets observers watch live as sea turtle babies hatch - Orlando Sentinel

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 01:37

Webcam lets observers watch live as sea turtle babies hatch
Orlando Sentinel
Thanks to a live streaming, high-definition camera, observers were able to see about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch in the Keys and head for the ocean on Friday evening. The webcam has been focused on the nest in the Lower Keys for almost two ...

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Sea turtles nest numbers decline - The Topsail Advertiser

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:29

The Topsail Advertiser

Sea turtles nest numbers decline
The Topsail Advertiser
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic — a 58-percent drop from last year — it's not concerning, according to experts.

Police seize nearly 10000 sea turtle eggs from two men in one of the biggest ... - Inside Costa Rica

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:20

Inside Costa Rica

Police seize nearly 10000 sea turtle eggs from two men in one of the biggest ...
Inside Costa Rica
September 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Police seized 9,400 sea turtle eggs from two men traveling in a vehicle in Nicoya, Guanacaste. The seizure was made at a checkpoint after a short chase. Two suspects, identified by the last names Matarrita and ...

Police find 9400 sea turtle eggs in car trunk outside Nicoya - Tico Times

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:19

The Costa Rica News

Police find 9400 sea turtle eggs in car trunk outside Nicoya
Tico Times
The two suspects also were taken to the Santa Cruz flagrancy court. National Police spokesman Jesús Ureña said the eggs likely are from olive ridley sea turtles, which come ashore to nest this time of year. Ureña told The Tico Times the eggs probably ...
Authorities Find Over 9000 Poached Sea Turtle Eggs in GuanacasteThe Costa Rica News

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Lesser prairie chickens, sea turtles and blind salamanders — here to stay ... - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:31

Lesser prairie chickens, sea turtles and blind salamanders — here to stay ...
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
The pair of wild critters will share a special legal status, though, if the chicken is listed as an endangered species under the federal Endangered Species Act. The chicken has been listed as a threatened species since March, but its advocates feel its ...

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Salty Lady Hooks Sea Turtle While Fishing For Salmon - Bay Area Indymedia

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:17

Bay Area Indymedia

Salty Lady Hooks Sea Turtle While Fishing For Salmon
Bay Area Indymedia
A recreational fisher hoping to land a chinook salmon for dinner, instead hooked an endangered Pacific green sea turtle, (also called a black turtle), while fishing off the coast of San Francisco (near Buoy 1, just outside the Golden Gate). This is an ...

Sea turtles returned to ocean - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 22:34

Sea turtles returned to ocean
WWAY NewsChannel 3
SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) -- Topsail Island hosted a cheering crowd and some happy turtles! Hundreds of folks gathered this afternoon to see 8 sea turtles make their journey back to the ocean. "Absolutely ecstatic that we got a turtle going home," Dan ...

Number of sea turtle nests decreases - Jacksonville Daily News

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:33

Number of sea turtle nests decreases
Jacksonville Daily News
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic — a 58-percent drop from last year — it's not concerning, according to experts.

Number of sea turtle nests decreases - Jacksonville Daily News

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:33

Number of sea turtle nests decreases
Jacksonville Daily News
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic — a 58-percent drop from last year — it's not concerning, according to experts.

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Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big years - ABC NEWS 4

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 04:38

WXIA-TV

Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big years
ABC NEWS 4
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Researchers say loggerhead sea turtles laid eggs at a slower pace this summer on beaches in Georgia and the Carolinas, snapping a streak of several strong nesting seasons. Preliminary numbers show Georgia this year had 1,191 ...
Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014StarNewsOnline.com

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Hundreds of Baby Sea Turtles Released Into Wild - Military.com

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 04:18

Hundreds of Baby Sea Turtles Released Into Wild
Military.com
MIAMI -- More than 300 baby sea turtle hatchlings were released into the Atlantic Ocean by Coast Guardsmen from Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida and volunteers from the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Friday. The Coast Guard aided the volunteers by ...

Whitney Labs breaks ground on sea turtle hospital - Palm Coast Observer

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 22:57

Palm Coast Observer

Whitney Labs breaks ground on sea turtle hospital
Palm Coast Observer
This disease is increasingly impacting Florida sea turtles, especially green turtles, causing tumors that grow both externally and internally. Currently, the nearest hospital that treats FP long term is more than 200 miles. Once trained veterinarians ...

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Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014 - StarNewsOnline.com

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 21:38

WXIA-TV

Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014
StarNewsOnline.com
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic – a 58 percent drop from last year – it's not concerning, according to experts.
Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big yearsABC NEWS 4

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Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014 - StarNewsOnline.com

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 21:34

WXIA-TV

Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014
StarNewsOnline.com
The number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast plummeted this season following four years of steadily increasing numbers. Though the decrease was drastic – a 58 percent drop from last year – it's not concerning, according to experts.
Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big yearsGoErie.com

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Hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf - Phys.Org

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:40

Phys.Org

Hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf
Phys.Org
In this July 6, 2012 photograph released by the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies for editorial purposes, a satellite tagged Kemp's ridley sea turtle named Hugo is released, near Gulfport, Miss., into the Gulf of Mexico for the purpose of having its ...
Ten hooked sea turtles heading back to the GulfLongview News-Journal

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Why sea turtles are important: Q&A with Eve Haverfield - The News-Press

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 07:23

Palm Coast Observer

Why sea turtles are important: Q&A with Eve Haverfield
The News-Press
Established in 1989, the group is the Florida State-permitted monitoring organization for sea turtle activity for Bunche Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Big Hickory Island and Bonita Beach to the Lee-Collier county line. Daily patrols during the nesting ...
Whitney Labs breaks ground on sea turtle hospitalPalm Coast Observer

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Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big years - WXIA-TV

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 03:28

WXIA-TV

Slow nesting for sea turtles after 4 big years
WXIA-TV
Preliminary numbers show Georgia this year had 1,191 nests dug by the giant sea turtles, which are protected as a threatened species. That's just over half the 2,289 nests counted in 2013, the last of four-straight record nesting years in Georgia ...
Sea turtle nestings fall 58 percent in 2014StarNewsOnline.com

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Whitney Lab officials break ground for sea turtle hospital at Marineland - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 02:49

Whitney Lab officials break ground for sea turtle hospital at Marineland
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Florida has a critical need for more facilities for rehabilitating ailing sea turtles, said David Godfrey, executive director of the Gainesville-based Sea Turtle Conservancy. A new turtle rehab facility at the Brevard Zoo — which just released its ...

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Ten hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf - Longview News-Journal

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 02:32

Phys.Org

Ten hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf
Longview News-Journal
A satellite tagged Kemp's-ridley sea turtle named Hugo is released in July 2012 near Gulfport, Miss., into the Gulf of Mexico for the purpose of having its migration tracked. Ten other Kemp's-ridley turtles nursed back to health after swallowing ...
Hooked sea turtles heading back to the GulfNewsOK.com

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Hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf - 14 News WFIE Evansville

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 22:16

Phys.Org

Hooked sea turtles heading back to the Gulf
14 News WFIE Evansville
Ten young sea turtles are headed back into the Gulf of Mexico. All were nursed back to health after swallowing anglers' hooks. The animals released Saturday are among 213 endangered Kemp's-ridley turtles brought this year to the Institute of Marine ...
Ten hooked sea turtles heading back to the GulfLongview News-Journal

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