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Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach, help save sea turtles - TCPalm

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:49

TCPalm

Run 4 The Sea in Juno Beach, help save sea turtles
TCPalm
Participants in last year's Run 4 The Sea take part in a four-mile run for adults, supporting Loggerhead Marinelife Center's mission of sea turtle and ocean conservation. (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER) ...

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Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:24

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Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day
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On World Turtle Day, the NOAA Galveston Lab released sea turtles that have completed their rehabilitation at the NOAA Sea Turtle Hospital and the Moody Gardens Aquarium. Experts released 10 Kemp's ridleys, 1 large loggerhead, and 21 green sea turtles ...

Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day - KTRK-TV

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:21

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Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day
KTRK-TV
Rehabbed sea turtles released in Galveston on World Turtle Day. SHARE: share; tweet; share; email. The NOAA Galveston Lab will be releasing sea turtles that have completed their rehabilitation at the NOAA Sea Turtle Hospital and the Moody Gardens ...

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet - Phys.Org

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:40

Phys.Org

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet
Phys.Org
"A large proportion of the turtles sampled had supplemented plant material with animal material, likely jellyfish and ctenophores, when they were available." Mr Coffee said green turtles spent between six and 10 years at sea before arriving at near ...

China founds alliance to protect sea turtles - Xinhua

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:26

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China founds alliance to protect sea turtles
Xinhua
SANYA, May 23 (Xinhua) -- A national sea turtle protection alliance was officially established in Sanya City, south China's Hainan Province, on Wednesday. Initiated by the National Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Association under the Ministry of ...
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World Turtle Day: 2 out of these 5 species of sea turtles are critically endangered; pictures inside - Times Now

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:06

Times Now

World Turtle Day: 2 out of these 5 species of sea turtles are critically endangered; pictures inside
Times Now
Due to human activities, the survival of these ancient marine turtles is now in danger. On the World Turtle Day lets find a way to protect the endangered ones. + 2 more. NEXT PHOTO GALLERY. In pics: NASA Orbital ATK launch ...

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:18

UN Environment (press release)

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic
UN Environment (press release)
The Galapagos green turtle's favourite food is jellyfish, so wherever jellyfish are most abundant, turtles are bound to be close by. Unfortunately, plastic bags look like jellyfish when floating in the ocean, and if a turtle ingests a plastic bag, it ...

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic - UN Environment (press release)

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 05:18

UN Environment (press release)

Fatal attraction: Turtles and plastic
UN Environment (press release)
A turtle-friendly conservation project in the Galapagos islands is targeting plastic debris. The Galapagos green turtle's favourite food is jellyfish, so wherever jellyfish are most abundant, turtles are bound to be close by. Unfortunately, plastic ...

Sea Life Sydney makes big announcement for World Turtle day - Daily Telegraph

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:03

Daily Telegraph

Sea Life Sydney makes big announcement for World Turtle day
Daily Telegraph
It comes after a special arrival — for the first time in years, Sea Life Sydney has welcomed three turtles, Dave, Choung who are log head turtles and Myrtle, a green sea turtle. Sea Life Sydney's General Manager Richard Dilly said in celebration of ...
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WildAid launches sea turtle campaign in Hainan with actor Liu Ye - ecns

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 03:29

WildAid launches sea turtle campaign in Hainan with actor Liu Ye
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In a new effort to protect increasingly endangered sea turtles in a region that has long been a focal point of the sea turtle trade, multiple Chinese government agencies are partnering with WildAid celebrity ambassador Liu Ye to announce new measures ...

17 Surprisingly Cute Photos of Turtles - National Geographic Australia

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:52

National Geographic Australia

17 Surprisingly Cute Photos of Turtles
National Geographic Australia
Monday is World Turtle Day, a date that advocates for the protection and conservation of the world's hundreds of turtle species. Turtles are threatened by the illegal pet trade, habitat destruction, and global warming. According to the World Wildlife ...

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet - UQ News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 22:03

UQ News

Carnivore snacks debunk theory of turtles' strict herbivore diet
UQ News
A study has revealed the diet of green turtles is more complex than previously thought, providing insights which could influence conservation and management strategies. University of Queensland PhD student Owen Coffee said mature green turtles ...

Staten Island's turtles face habitat destruction and other dangers ... - SILive.com

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:51

SILive.com

Staten Island's turtles face habitat destruction and other dangers ...
SILive.com
For the 17th consecutive year, the American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit organization established for the protection of all species of turtles and tortoises, ...

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Leatherback nest found at Fort Fisher, first in NC since 2012 - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:40

WWAY NewsChannel 3

Leatherback nest found at Fort Fisher, first in NC since 2012
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Leatherback Sea Turtle Nest found at Fort Fisher on May 19, 2018. (Photo: Friends of Pleasure Island State Parks). PLEASURE ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — It's been six years since a leatherback sea turtle has nested along the North Carolina coast. Sea turtles ...

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Early Southwest Florida Settlers Feasted on Sea Turtles - Sarasota

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:58

Sarasota

Early Southwest Florida Settlers Feasted on Sea Turtles
Sarasota
Sea turtle nesting season began on May 1, and scientists are predicting a record number of endangered loggerhead and green sea turtles will clamber out of the Gulf of Mexico and lay their eggs on local beaches. Last year, Mote Marine Laboratory and ...

Scientists Take A Ride On The Pacific's 'Shark Highway' - NPR

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:46

NPR

Scientists Take A Ride On The Pacific's 'Shark Highway'
NPR
"Once [sharks] get outside the protected area, its fair game," he says. "And there's lots of high seas fishing for tuna. It's mostly long lines, and they catch a lot of sharks and a lot of turtles." Some hammerhead shark species are endangered and ...

Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks - Conservation International (blog)

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:28

Conservation International (blog)

Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks
Conservation International (blog)
Sea turtles don't care about maritime boundaries. Yet national borders affect them just the same. Sea turtles' nesting grounds and feeding grounds are typically in different parts of the ocean, in different countries — and subject to different ...

Turtle Talk - Palm Beach

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:55

Palm Beach

Turtle Talk
Palm Beach
Few creatures are as synonymous with Florida as sea turtles. Between March and October, more than 100,000 threatened and endangered turtles (primarily loggerheads, greens, and leatherbacks) nest on Floridian beaches, with the majority of that activity ...