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Captured sea turtles cause closure of gill net fishing - The Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 03:19

The Virginian-Pilot

Captured sea turtles cause closure of gill net fishing
The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center volunteer Glen Fields assists with the release of a rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtle Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Virginia Beach. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team released the last group of ...
North Carolina halts gill-net fishing in sounds after sea turtles are caughtThe Republic
North Carolina halts gill-net fishing after turtles caughtWCTI12.com

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Leatherback Sea Turtle Nests at Peak Numbers in Puerto Rico - Latin American Herald Tribune

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:07

Latin American Herald Tribune

Leatherback Sea Turtle Nests at Peak Numbers in Puerto Rico
Latin American Herald Tribune
SAN JUAN – The number of leatherback sea turtle nests spotted this year on San Juan's beaches is the highest on record, thanks to monitoring and conservation efforts by hundreds of residents and volunteers along the shores of Puerto Rico's capital. So ...

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Sea turtle release set for 9 am Friday in Buxton - The Outer Banks Voice

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 20:19

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Sea turtle release set for 9 am Friday in Buxton
The Outer Banks Voice
Park Service personnel will help the North Carolina Aquarium of Roanoke Island release the two sea turtles with at the Old Lighthouse site in Buxton. The turtles will hit the water at 9 a.m. so they don't get overheated. Raft is a loggerhead and Sandy ...
World's 'rarest' sea turtle nests along North Carolina coastCharlotte Sun Times
Turtle Twist: Amidst Kemp's ridley nesting season, loggerhead turtle found on ...Port isabel south padre

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Leatherback sea turtle nests at peak numbers in Puerto Rico - Fox News Latino

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:23

Leatherback sea turtle nests at peak numbers in Puerto Rico
Fox News Latino
The number of leatherback sea turtle nests spotted this year on San Juan's beaches is the highest on record, thanks to monitoring and conservation efforts by hundreds of residents and volunteers along the shores of Puerto Rico's capital. So far, 22 ...

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Captured sea turtles cause closure of gill net fishing - The Virginian-Pilot

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 15:15

The Virginian-Pilot

Captured sea turtles cause closure of gill net fishing
The Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center volunteer Glen Fields assists with the release of a rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtle Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Virginia Beach. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team released the last group of ...
Sea turtle release set for 9 am Friday in BuxtonThe Outer Banks Voice

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WEEKEND TIPOFF: Music on land, turtles at sea and BBQ - Hendersonville Lightning

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 14:19

WEEKEND TIPOFF: Music on land, turtles at sea and BBQ
Hendersonville Lightning
David Weintraub's sea turtle movie, “Call of the Ancient Mariner,” has its local premiere at the Unitarian Fellowship on Kanuga Road in Hendersonville at 7 p.m. Friday. Named “Best of the Festival” at the Charleston Film Festival, the documentary ...

Amazing Volunteers Save Nesting Sea Turtle and 71 Eggs From Poachers in ... - One Green Planet

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 11:41

One Green Planet

Amazing Volunteers Save Nesting Sea Turtle and 71 Eggs From Poachers in ...
One Green Planet
Operation Jairo, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's summer 2015 sea turtle defense campaign, takes place in three regions critical to nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings – southeastern Florida, Honduras, and Costa Rica. The aim of this campaign ...
Sea Shepherd's R/V Martin Sheen lands in Costa Rica for 4-month research ...The Tico Times

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'Rarest sea turtle' nests at Fort Fisher State Recreation area - WECT-TV6

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 09:17

'Rarest sea turtle' nests at Fort Fisher State Recreation area
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Kemp's ridley sea turtle heading back to ocean after nesting. (Source: Fort Fisher State Recreation Area). Kemp's ridleys are considered to be the rarest sea turtle in the world. (Source: Fort Fisher State Recreation Area). Last year only two Kemp's ...

Sea turtle presence closes NC waters to anchored gill nets - 13newsnow.com

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 02:45

Sea turtle presence closes NC waters to anchored gill nets
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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – Estuarine waters in the northeastern part of North Carolina will close to all anchored gill nets at 5 p.m. Friday due to interactions with sea turtles. Management Unit A under the state's Sea Turtle Incidental Take Permit will ...

Volunteers relocate Isle of Palms sea turtle's endangered eggs - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:53

Charleston Post Courier

Volunteers relocate Isle of Palms sea turtle's endangered eggs
Charleston Post Courier
It's looking like the banner year in the state that biologists anticipated for nesting by threatened or endangered sea turtles. Nearly 1,400 nests had been reported by Wednesday, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources website. That's on ...

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Volunteers relocate Isle of Palms sea turtle's endangered eggs - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 21:17

Charleston Post Courier

Volunteers relocate Isle of Palms sea turtle's endangered eggs
Charleston Post Courier
It's looking like the banner year in the state that biologists anticipated for nesting by threatened or endangered sea turtles. Nearly 1,400 nests had been reported by Wednesday, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources website. That's on ...
The Changing Carolina Coast: An Iconic Creature Faces An Uncertain FutureWUNC

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Kind Scientists Free Sea Turtle From a Massive Fishing Net (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:21

One Green Planet

Kind Scientists Free Sea Turtle From a Massive Fishing Net (VIDEO)
One Green Planet
In this video, a group of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) come to the rescue of a sea turtle who is entangled in a fishing net. One of the many forms of trash we leave behind in the oceans, fishing nets that ...

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Governor Scott Releases Endangered Sea Turtles In Key Biscayne - WGCU News

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 12:55

WGCU News

Governor Scott Releases Endangered Sea Turtles In Key Biscayne
WGCU News
Rick Scott was in South Florida Monday to help release three endangered sea turtles into the ocean. The loggerhead turtles had been rehabilitated by the Miami Seaquarium and were released at Bill Baggs State Park in Key Biscayne. Andrew Hertz ...

Coast Guard Rescues Sea Turtles Tangled in Pollution - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 01:22

Baltimore Sun

Coast Guard Rescues Sea Turtles Tangled in Pollution
Baltimore Sun
Coast Guard Rescues Sea Turtles Tangled in Pollution. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard thought they were responding to a call about a suspicious object floating in the water in a well-known drug transit zone. But they were surprised to find two sea ...
Coast Guard Rescue Sea Turtles Tangled in DebrisInside Edition
Coast Guardsmen rescue sea turtles in drug zoneMilitary Times
US Coast Guard rescues turtles in drug transit zone searchWashington Post

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Coast Guard Drug Mission Turns Into Heartwarming Sea Turtle Rescue - Huffington Post

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 22:54

Huffington Post

Coast Guard Drug Mission Turns Into Heartwarming Sea Turtle Rescue
Huffington Post
Much to their surprise, they instead encountered a pair of distressed turtles who were entangled in fishing line and floating in plastic material. "There was no question what we had to do. And no one spoke a word," Petty Officer 2nd Class Hylan ...
U.S. Coast Guard saves sea turtles tangled in trashMother Nature Network (blog)
Coast Guard Rescue Sea Turtles Tangled in DebrisInside Edition
Coast Guardsmen rescue sea turtles in drug zoneMilitary Times
Task & Purpose -KING5.com -Baltimore Sun
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3 sea turtles released off SC coast (+ video) - The State

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 21:52

The State

3 sea turtles released off SC coast (+ video)
The State
3 sea turtles released off SC coast (+ video). Buck, McAdoo and Bohicket were released Tuesday, World Oceans Day, at the Isle of Palms County Park near Charleston. The three sea turtles had been treated at the SC Aquarium. | PROVIDED PHOTO South ...
SC Aquarium releases 3 rehabilitated sea turtlesWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Photos: Sea turtles set free - The State

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 21:37

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Photos: Sea turtles set free
The State
Buck, McAdoo and Bohicket were released Tuesday, World Oceans Day, at the Isle of Palms County Park near Charleston. The three sea turtles had been treated at the SC Aquarium. | PROVIDED PHOTO South Carolina Aquarium. Buck, McAdoo and ...
SC Aquarium releases 3 rehabilitated sea turtlesWMBF

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Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law - KSLA-TV

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 20:35

Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law
KSLA-TV
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials should soon be able to enforce federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for sea turtles. With a 99-0 vote Tuesday, the House gave final passage to a bill that will remove Louisiana ...

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Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law - WRAL.com

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 20:34

Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law
WRAL.com
BATON ROUGE, La. — State wildlife officials should soon be able to enforce federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for sea turtles. With a 99-0 vote Tuesday, the House gave final passage to a bill that will remove Louisiana's ...

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Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law - Washington Times

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 20:26

Lawmakers vote to let state agents enforce sea turtle law
Washington Times
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State wildlife officials should soon be able to enforce federal laws that require shrimp nets to include escape hatches for sea turtles. With a 99-0 vote Tuesday, the House gave final passage to a bill that will remove Louisiana ...

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