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Sea turtle release set for Tuesday - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 20:31

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Sea turtle release set for Tuesday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The release may be canceled if the turtles become active and must be released at night. Prospective visitors are asked to call the Hatchling Hotline at 361-949-7163, or check the Padre Island NS Division of Sea Turtle Science & Recovery Facebook page ...
On the Road: Topsail Island sea turtle hospital & walking group care for ...WNCT

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Rare Leatherback Turtles Hatch in Lauderdale-By-the-Sea (VIDEO) - New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:17

New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Rare Leatherback Turtles Hatch in Lauderdale-By-the-Sea (VIDEO)
New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Each of the world's seven species of sea turtles are classified as either threatened or endangered, but the leatherbacks are "critically endangered." Three species make nests in Broward — loggerheads ("threatened"), green sea turtles ("endangered ...

St Maarten group says sea turtles, raccoons offered for illegal sale on online ... - Fox News

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 17:55

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St Maarten group says sea turtles, raccoons offered for illegal sale on online ...
Fox News
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – A conservation group in St. Maarten says a local Internet marketplace has illegally offered endangered sea turtle hatchlings. The Nature Foundation nonprofit says a "growing number of wild animals" are being advertised on ...
Conservationists: St Maarten site offers illegal sea turtlesNewsOK.com

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Conservationists: St Maarten site offers illegal sea turtles - NewsOK.com

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 17:47

Conservationists: St Maarten site offers illegal sea turtles
NewsOK.com
The group says it managed to intervene in the sea turtle sales over the weekend before the protected creatures were harmed. It wasn't immediately clear if police made any arrests. The conservation group distributed screenshots of what appear to be ...

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Conservationists: St Maarten Site Offers Illegal Sea Turtles - ABC News

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 17:32

Conservationists: St Maarten Site Offers Illegal Sea Turtles
ABC News
A conservation group in St. Maarten says a local Internet marketplace has illegally offered endangered sea turtle hatchlings. The Nature Foundation nonprofit says a "growing number of wild animals" are being advertised on local online sites. The group ...

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Speak out on sea turtles - Pacific Daily News

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 13:24

Pacific Daily News

Speak out on sea turtles
Pacific Daily News
A public hearing to discuss a proposal to list the green sea turtle found in this region of the Pacific as an endangered species will be held Wednesday at the University of Guam in Mangilao. The proposal seeks to list “Haggan Bed'di” — the turtles ...

Kemp's ridley sea turtles to be released Sunday - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Sun, 07/12/2015 - 02:58

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Kemp's ridley sea turtles to be released Sunday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Officials urge visitors to call the Hatchling Hotline before coming to the release, to make sure the release is still happening. The hotline can be reached at 361-949-7163 or check the Facebook page "Padre Island NS Division of Sea Turtle Science ...
Taking a bite out of her fears. Will Jingles swim with the sharks?ABC Action News

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Concern over creatures on Kuchinoerabu / Erabu fruit bats, sea turtles and ... - The Japan News

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 18:00

The Japan News

Concern over creatures on Kuchinoerabu / Erabu fruit bats, sea turtles and ...
The Japan News
The island is part of the Yakushima National Park and a treasure house of animals and plants such as Erabu fruit bats, sea turtles and an orchid species called Takatsururan (Galeola altissima). While residents of the island, where an evacuation order ...

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Be mindful: Nesting season for local sea turtles is here - Monitor

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 14:18

Monitor

Be mindful: Nesting season for local sea turtles is here
Monitor
In preparation for this year's nesting season, volunteer patrollers for Sea Turtle Inc. received their Sea Turtle Patrol Orientation Briefing from the Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery of the Padre Island National Seashore and from Sea Turtle ...
Man convicted in 2013 of sea turtle egg theft arrested againBrunswick News
Brunswick man accused second time of poaching sea turtle eggsFlorida Times-Union

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Maimed sea turtle treated in Phuket - Phuket Gazette

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 04:49

Phuket Gazette

Maimed sea turtle treated in Phuket
Phuket Gazette
“We believe that the turtle lost its limbs when it was caught in a fishing net or sea rubbish – like so many turtles we are taking care of,” Rachawadee Jantra of the (PMBC) told the Phuket Gazette. “Injuries like this really can be from anything that ...

Sea turtle nesting up along Atlantic beaches - St. Augustine Record

Sat, 07/11/2015 - 03:48

WJXT Jacksonville

Sea turtle nesting up along Atlantic beaches
St. Augustine Record
DAYTONA BEACH — Sea turtle nesting is up along the beaches of Volusia and Flagler counties and those who monitor them are also dealing with a rising number of challenges with beachgoers. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports more than 1,500 ...
Turtle Nesting Up in Volusia, Flagler CountiesThe Ledger

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Brunswick man accused second time of poaching sea turtle eggs - Florida Times-Union

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:13

Florida Times-Union

Brunswick man accused second time of poaching sea turtle eggs
Florida Times-Union
A Brunswick man who spent six months in federal prison for taking endangered sea turtle eggs from Sapelo Island is in jail again, this time on state charges for the same type of offense. Lewis Jackson Sr., 61, is in the McIntosh County Jail charged ...
Man convicted in 2013 of sea turtle egg theft arrested againBrunswick News

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NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Releases 11 Sea Turtles into the Wild - TWC News

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 20:03

TWC News

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Releases 11 Sea Turtles into the Wild
TWC News
PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C. -- On Friday, people had the unique opportunity to ride out and witness sea turtles being released back into their natural habitat. Staff with the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores help release the turtles into the ...

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Louisiana Enforces Turtle-Escape Device for Shrimp Nets - Nature World News

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 18:00

Nature World News

Louisiana Enforces Turtle-Escape Device for Shrimp Nets
Nature World News
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal this week signed legislation into law that repeals a 1987 state ban on the enforcement of a federal statute to require shrimp boats to equip their nets with devices that allow sea turtles to escape drowning. (Photo ...

Officials: Sea turtle nesting season off to good start along Volusia, Flagler ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 17:11

Officials: Sea turtle nesting season off to good start along Volusia, Flagler ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Sea turtle nesting is up along the beaches of Volusia and Flagler counties and those who monitor them are also dealing with a rising number of challenges with beachgoers. The Daytona Beach News-Journal ...

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Sea turtle nesting up along Atlantic beaches - WJXT Jacksonville

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 15:22

WJXT Jacksonville

Sea turtle nesting up along Atlantic beaches
WJXT Jacksonville
Sea turtle nesting is up along the beaches of Volusia and Flagler counties and those who monitor them are also dealing with a rising number of challenges with beachgoers. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports more than 1,500 sea turtle nests have ...
Turtle Nesting Up in Volusia, Flagler CountiesThe Ledger

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Man convicted in 2013 of sea turtle egg theft arrested again - Brunswick News

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 04:04

Man convicted in 2013 of sea turtle egg theft arrested again
Brunswick News
Lewis Jackson Sr., 61, was in the McIntosh County Detention Center Thursday after being arrested Wednesday by rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for allegedly trying to take 67 loggerhead sea turtle eggs off of Sapelo Island.

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Sea turtle found in strange waters - the Chickahominy River - The Daily Progress

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 01:10

The Daily Progress

Sea turtle found in strange waters - the Chickahominy River
The Daily Progress
Researchers looking for snapping turtles in the fresh-water Chickahominy River in Charles City County made a strange catch - a green sea turtle. The green sea turtle, a tropical species, is uncommon in Virginia's salty waters and almost unheard of in ...

Sea turtle egg drop on Florida's beaches - Washington Post

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:54

Sea turtle egg drop on Florida's beaches
Washington Post
At 10:03 p.m., the walkie-talkie crackled with an important update. “Two turtles are past the high-tide line,” a scout reported from Juno Beach. The presenters at Loggerhead Marinelife Center copied that and then forged ahead with their talk on sea ...
Five healthy sea turtles head home to cheers in Juno BeachMyPalmBeachPost (subscription)
Rehabilitated turtles hit the surf off Juno BeachWPBF West Palm Beach

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Sea turtle egg drop on Florida's beaches - Washington Post

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 22:54

Sea turtle egg drop on Florida's beaches
Washington Post
At 10:03 p.m., the walkie-talkie crackled with an important update. “Two turtles are past the high-tide line,” a scout reported from Juno Beach. The presenters at Loggerhead Marinelife Center copied that and then forged ahead with their talk on sea ...
Five healthy sea turtles head home to cheers in Juno BeachMyPalmBeachPost (subscription)
Rehabilitated turtles hit the surf off Juno BeachWPBF West Palm Beach

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