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Watch: Houston Zoo releases Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into Gulf of Mexico - Chron.com

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 20:27

Chron.com

Watch: Houston Zoo releases Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into Gulf of Mexico
Chron.com
During a special Facebook Live event Thursday afternoon, staff of the Houston Zoo released nine endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles back into the wild. The release took place live at Stewart Beach Park on Seawall Boulevard on Galveston Island and was ...

Supermodel Bundchen launches fight to save sea turtles - Press Herald

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:11

Daily Journal

Supermodel Bundchen launches fight to save sea turtles
Press Herald
UNITED NATIONS — Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles. The United Nations said Wednesday that the Brazilian supermodel has been named a goodwill ambassador as part of an unprecedented global campaign to fight the illegal trafficking of wildlife ...
Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles as part of UN program targeting illegal wildlife traffickingDaily Journal
What's your spirit animal? Gisele Bundchen's is a sea turtleBoston Herald
Gisele Bundchen joins UN campaign to fight animal trafficking: 'I am a sea turtle'Fox News Latino
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Stetson Offers Special Sea Turtle Course for Graduate Students This Summer - Benzinga

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:11

Stetson Offers Special Sea Turtle Course for Graduate Students This Summer
Benzinga
Stetson University College of Law has been awarded a grant by the Sea Turtle Grants Program to offer a special course on Sea Turtle Law and Policy this summer on its Gulfport, Florida, campus for law students and graduate students who are pursuing ...

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Sea Turtle Mural Defaced Yet Again In Possible Tagger Turf War - SFist

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:03

SFGate

Sea Turtle Mural Defaced Yet Again In Possible Tagger Turf War
SFist
A Mission District mural of ten sea turtles was defaced for the second time this week, once again raising questions about the role street art plays in a neighborhood that is rapidly changing. Earlier this month the mural along the PG&E substation at ...
Anti-Gentrification Graffiti Paints Picture of Artists' Struggle for SpaceMission Local

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Editorial: Why so long to install turtle grates? - TCPalm

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:03

TCPalm

Editorial: Why so long to install turtle grates?
TCPalm
In a couple of years this grate, which will be attached to the end of an intake pipe, will help block sea turtles from being sucked into the pipe which leads to the Florida Power & Light Co. St. Lucie nuclear plant intake canal on A1A in Fort Pierce ...

Sea Turtle Rescuing: Why just one? - The Costa Rica News

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 11:40

The Costa Rica News

Sea Turtle Rescuing: Why just one?
The Costa Rica News
Sea turtles are one of the most ancient creatures on planet earth; in Stone Age they witnessed the extinction of the dinosaurs and the dawn of the human race. But the worldwide number of living sea turtles is decreasing. According to a statistic just ...

Could biodegradable six-pack rings save the sea turtles? - Christian Science Monitor

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 13:31

Nerdist

Could biodegradable six-pack rings save the sea turtles?
Christian Science Monitor
And it's everywhere: floating in the deep sea, buried in Arctic ice, and being ingested with deadly consequences for about 700 species of marine wildlife. In 2010 about 8 million tons of plastic trash ended up in the ocean from coastal countries, an ...
Brewery Creates Edible Beer Can Holders Safe For the SeaNerdist
Edible beer six-pack rings aim to help feed animals instead of hurting themKTRK-TV

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Save the sea Turtles - KFBB NewsChannel 5

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:34

Save the sea Turtles
KFBB NewsChannel 5
A Missoula based project is taking some lucky Great Falls High students to Costa Rica.... All to help the leather back sea turtle... Sophmore Gwyneth O'Valley is a member of the Ecology Project International Club and says she's counting down the days ...

Leatherback Turtle's Mouth - snopes.com

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 20:20

snopes.com

Leatherback Turtle's Mouth
snopes.com
Another adaptation that leatherbacks and a few other sea turtles have is called esophageal papillae. These prongs are made of cartilage and line the throat of the turtle, and basically grip on to the jellyfish that it's eating and ensures that it doesn ...

Could biodegradeable six-pack rings save the sea turtles? - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:44

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Could biodegradeable six-pack rings save the sea turtles?
Christian Science Monitor
And it's everywhere: floating in the deep sea, buried in Arctic ice, and being ingested with deadly consequences for about 700 species of marine wildlife. In 2010 about 8 million tons of plastic trash ended up in the ocean from coastal countries, an ...
Edible beer six-pack rings aim to help feed animals instead of hurting themKABC-TV
Florida brewery unveils edible six-pack rings in hopes of saving marine life (w/video)Tampabay.com
Brewery Creates Edible Beer Can Holders Safe For the SeaNerdist
Australian Geographic -Morning News USA
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Five sea turtles released in Sharjah to mark World Turtle Day - The National

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:31

The National

Five sea turtles released in Sharjah to mark World Turtle Day
The National
SHARJAH // Five endangered turtles were released into the Arabian Gulf on World Turtle Day on Monday after being nursed back to health by marine biologists at Sharjah Aquarium. The four adult hawksbill turtles and a green turtle were returned to the ...
Sharjah Environment and Protected Areas Authority releases green sea turtlesGulf Today

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Baby turtles save energy by working together to dig themselves out the nest - ZME Science

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:50

ZME Science

Baby turtles save energy by working together to dig themselves out the nest
ZME Science
Every summer, turtle hatchlings have to quickly dig up the sand of their nests and start a perilous journey towards the sea. This delicate process is very energy consuming, but there's power in numbers. A study found baby turtles will help each other ...

For baby sea turtles, it helps to have a lot of siblings - Science News (blog)

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:40

Science News (blog)

For baby sea turtles, it helps to have a lot of siblings
Science News (blog)
Sea turtles do not have an easy start to life. After hatching, they have to break out of their shell, dig their way out from beneath the sand, then make a mad dash across the beach to the water where they may or may not find food and safety ...

More sea turtles nests, when beaches are clean - Fox 4

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:01

Fox 4

More sea turtles nests, when beaches are clean
Fox 4
A recent study finds more sea turtles survive -- when beaches are cleared of debris. Sea turtles spend most of their lives in the ocean, but rely on sandy beaches to reproduce. A University of Florida study monitored a stretch of gulf coast shoreline ...

Sea turtle nesting season underway - WTSP.com

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:26

WTSP.com

Sea turtle nesting season underway
WTSP.com
In 2009, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologists were worried about loggerhead sea turtle numbers. But in just two years, their numbers, predicted by the upshot in nests, started to rebound to historic numbers, said marine turtle ...

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Sea turtle tagged off Nantucket found in Puerto Rico - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:22

Nantucket Island Inquirer

Sea turtle tagged off Nantucket found in Puerto Rico
Nantucket Island Inquirer
Maeby, a tagged 700-pound leatherback sea turtle, is released off the back of a lobster boat in Nantucket Sound in the summer of 2012. Last week, Maeby – named after a fictional character in the TV show, "Arrested Development" – became the first New ...

Students spot season's first Kemp's ridley sea turtle nest - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 22:13

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Students spot season's first Kemp's ridley sea turtle nest
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
“But that's only a small portion of what it will take to help the Kemp's ridley sea turtles recover from the impacts of the (Deepwater Horizon) oil spill and other threats,” Steinhaus said. The amount received by Texas A&M was not immediately available ...
Sexy riddles of the ridleysMarco Island Sun Times

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Light pollution can can harm sea turtles, other wildlife - Delmarva Daily Times

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 11:09

Delmarva Daily Times

Light pollution can can harm sea turtles, other wildlife
Delmarva Daily Times
There are many different types of pollution. Most people are aware of certain types of pollution, such as trash pollution which can be seen on land and in the coastal bays in the form of plastics, soda cans and more. Nutrient pollution, also known as ...

Sea turtle nesting season underway - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 21:40

Tallahassee.com

Sea turtle nesting season underway
Tallahassee.com
Sea turtles are starting to nest along Gulf Coast beaches. With more loggerhead sea turtle nests counted during last year's season – from May to October – there is a growing likelihood of running into one on the sugar sands. In 2009, Florida Fish and ...
Debris-free beaches aid sea turtle nestingSummit County Citizens Voice

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Photos: Sea turtles - Tallahassee.com

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 20:52

Tallahassee.com

Photos: Sea turtles
Tallahassee.com
Photos: Sea turtles. Spot, a Kemp's ridley sea turtle recovering from pneumonia, is fed a crab at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea, Fla., on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Loading… Post to Facebook. Photos: Sea turtles Spot, a Kemp's ridley sea ...
Debris-free beaches aid sea turtle nestingSummit County Citizens Voice

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