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Wedding crashers: Hatching sea turtles interrupt couple's wedding shoot - The News Herald

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 22:20

The News Herald

Wedding crashers: Hatching sea turtles interrupt couple's wedding shoot
The News Herald
Dozens of little dark specks emerging from the sand and crawling toward the beach. Kasi Aldridge thought it was crabs at first, but then realized they were coming from a section of sand blocked off for a sea turtle nest. “We started yelling, 'Turtles ...

Nest rescue in Flagler Beach attracts sea turtle fans - St. Augustine Record

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 18:13

St. Augustine Record

Nest rescue in Flagler Beach attracts sea turtle fans
St. Augustine Record
Kathleen Mather has a soft spot for one of Florida's most beloved creatures, so when the time came to evaluate and clear out her adopted turtle nest in Flagler Beach, she was more than willing to share the love. Putting the word out as “Turtle Tracks ...

Animal response team remove hook stuck in sea turtle's neck - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News Now, Local Programming - K5

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 03:49

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Animal response team remove hook stuck in sea turtle's neck - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News Now, Local Programming
K5
A young sea turtle is doing fine after officials removed a hook stuck in its neck. The injured turtle had been reported several times in the weeks leading up to the rescue. Officials searched for it with no luck — until the Hawaii Marine Animal ...

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Animal response team remove hook stuck in sea turtle's neck ... - Hawaii News Now

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 03:46

Hawaii News Now

Animal response team remove hook stuck in sea turtle's neck ...
Hawaii News Now
A young sea turtle is swimming happy after officials removed a hook stuck in its neck.

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In third Edisto turtle nest disruption this year, volunteers suspect humans are digging - Charleston Post Courier

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 18:21

Charleston Post Courier

In third Edisto turtle nest disruption this year, volunteers suspect humans are digging
Charleston Post Courier
Disturbing a protected sea turtle nest is a federal crime that carries fines in the tens of thousands of dollars. Digging into the loggerhead, leatherback or green turtle nests laid on South Carolina's beaches isn't the only kind of prohibited ...

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Majority of Guyana's small-scale fishermen do not use turtle excluders - SeafoodSource (blog)

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:23

SeafoodSource (blog)

Majority of Guyana's small-scale fishermen do not use turtle excluders
SeafoodSource (blog)
Among the poster presentations at the recently concluded Latin America and Caribbean Congress for Conservation Biology was one examining the issue of incidental capture of sea turtles by fishing gear in Guyana. The presentation focused on 14 main ...

The 2018 Buck Island Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Started - Saint Croix Source

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 04:59

Saint Croix Source

The 2018 Buck Island Sea Turtle Nesting Season Has Started
Saint Croix Source
The National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 31st year of research on the sea turtles nesting at Buck Island Reef National Monument. NPS along with its partner agencies — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USVI DPNR Division of Fish and Wildlife (VICZM ...

Sea turtle enthusiast help protect endangered species - WJHG-TV

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:33

WJHG-TV

Sea turtle enthusiast help protect endangered species
WJHG-TV
"So a lot of sea turtles' lives are a mystery to us, so we have a very, very short period of time where we can study them on land," Panama City Beach Turtle Watch Volunteer Jenn Sims said. "Sea turtles are just really interesting. They've got this ...

How banning plastic straws could impact the disabled - Catholic News Agency

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:31

Catholic News Agency

How banning plastic straws could impact the disabled
Catholic News Agency
Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2018 / 04:21 pm (CNA).- Sea turtles often sleep wedged beneath boulders on the ocean floor, or tucked below protruding ridges in coral reefs. They live, quite literally, under rocks. This means that sea turtles likely haven't ...

Dozens of sick sea turtles after red tide hits Siesta Key - ABC Action News

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:04

ABC Action News

Dozens of sick sea turtles after red tide hits Siesta Key
ABC Action News
Scientists with Mote Marine said they are rescuing sick sea turtles. They've rescued about 50 so far. "They are uncoordinated and disoriented when they come in,” said scientist Gretchen Lovewell. Lovewell said the turtles recover quickly. "With good ...
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Sea turtle found stranded on Oregon coast released off coast of San Diego - KATU

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 18:32

KATU

Sea turtle found stranded on Oregon coast released off coast of San Diego
KATU
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A sea turtle found stranded on the Oregon Coast is back in its natural habitat off the coast of San Diego. The olive ridley sea turtle named Coral was found stranded on a beach near Salishan in October 2017. Experts say olive ridley ...

Sea turtle found stranded on Oregon coast released off coast of San Diego - KATU

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:37

KATU

Sea turtle found stranded on Oregon coast released off coast of San Diego
KATU
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A sea turtle found stranded on the Oregon Coast is back in its natural habitat off the coast of San Diego. The olive ridley sea turtle named Coral was found stranded on a beach near Salishan in October 2017. Experts say olive ridley ...

Watch: Loggerhead turtle triumphantly returns to the sea - WTVD-TV

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:18

WTVD-TV

Watch: Loggerhead turtle triumphantly returns to the sea
WTVD-TV
A crowd of volunteers and supporters gathered to celebrate an endangered sea turtle's triumphant return to the wild on August 1 after three months of rehabilitation. Cedar, a 108-pound young male loggerhead sea turtle, was found anemic and underweight ...

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First sea turtle nest of the season hatches on Pensacola Beach - Gulf Breeze News

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:11

First sea turtle nest of the season hatches on Pensacola Beach
Gulf Breeze News
Thursday's full moon provided optimal lighting conditions for the new turtles as they made their way to the Gulf of Mexico. The first nest was a Kemp's Ridley, the most endangered species of sea turtle in the world, and the second nest was a loggerhead ...

Gilbreth column: Getting a look at a true success story for sea turtles - Charleston Post Courier

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:04

Charleston Post Courier

Gilbreth column: Getting a look at a true success story for sea turtles
Charleston Post Courier
It was good exercise and blood lustfully fun, until we matured a little and finally realized that it wasn't, yet little did we know at the time that we might have quite unintentionally been making minor contributions to the welfare of the dwindling sea ...

Vietnam enhances protection of rare sea turtles - Borneo Bulletin Online

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:28

Borneo Bulletin Online

Vietnam enhances protection of rare sea turtles
Borneo Bulletin Online
HANOI (Bernama) – Rare Vietnamese marine turtles are critically threatened due to illegal hunting, despite the animals having the highest level of legal protection, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported, citing Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV).

Sea turtle rescued in Northwest released into wild - KING5.com

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 05:54

KING5.com

Sea turtle rescued in Northwest released into wild
KING5.com
An olive ridley sea turtle rescued nearly one year ago was finally released into the wild after 10 months of rehabilitation. On Wednesday, about 10 miles off the coast of San Diego, Emily Carroll from SeaWorld San Diego's animal rescue team and Amy ...

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People possibly poaching sea turtle nests in Kure Beach - Spectrum News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:37

Spectrum News

People possibly poaching sea turtle nests in Kure Beach
Spectrum News
The problem is the Loggerhead sea turtles are threatened and volunteers with the project say only 1 in 2,000 make it. The good news is there are about ten nests each season, May through August, that are laid in Kure and Carolina Beaches. Messing with a ...

People possibly poaching sea turtle nests in Kure Beach - Spectrum News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:37

Spectrum News

People possibly poaching sea turtle nests in Kure Beach
Spectrum News
The problem is the Loggerhead sea turtles are threatened and volunteers with the project say only 1 in 2,000 make it. The good news is there are about ten nests each season, May through August, that are laid in Kure and Carolina Beaches. Messing with a ...

Sea Oats Beach is booming with turtle hatchlings - KeysNews.com

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:07

KeysNews.com

Sea Oats Beach is booming with turtle hatchlings
KeysNews.com
“This year was predicted to be a low year” based on the high-to-low cycle, Place said, “but so far 2018 numbers are matching last year. That suggests conservation efforts from the last few years could be working and sea turtle populations are rebounding.”.
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