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Scientists, volunteers rescue about 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles - United States Geological Survey (press release)

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:45

KUT

Scientists, volunteers rescue about 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles
United States Geological Survey (press release)
When water temperatures drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius), cold-blooded sea turtles, like this Kemp's ridley, can become cold-stunned. They are unable to swim or even raise their heads out of the water to breathe, which can lead to ...
This Winter, Gulf Coast Scientists Are Rescuing More Cold-Stunned ...KUT

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Nine sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Brownsville Herald ... - Brownsville Herald

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:48

Brownsville Herald

Nine sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Brownsville Herald ...
Brownsville Herald
HARLINGEN — What rescue teams feared would be another major cold-stunned turtle event passed Thursday with just nine sea turtles brought into Sea Turtle Inc. for rehabilitation.

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Warmer weather is turning turtles on this South Florida beach female ... - Sun Sentinel

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:06

Sun Sentinel

Warmer weather is turning turtles on this South Florida beach female ...
Sun Sentinel
Thanks to warmer temperatures, nearly all of the baby sea turtles hatching on a South Florida beach are turning out female. The dominance of the female reptiles on Boca Raton's beaches appears to be the result of global warming, according to a Florida ...

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9 sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Valley Morning Star : News - Valley morning Star

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:15

Valley morning Star

9 sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Valley Morning Star : News
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — What rescue teams feared would be another major cold-stunned turtle event passed yesterday with just nine sea turtles brought into Sea Turtle Inc. for rehabilitation.
This Winter, Gulf Coast Scientists Are Rescuing More Cold-Stunned ...Texas Standard

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9 sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Valley Morning Star : Local ... - Valley morning Star

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:00

Valley morning Star

9 sea turtles brought in to rescue center - Valley Morning Star : Local ...
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — What rescue teams feared would be another major cold-stunned turtle event passed yesterday with just nine sea turtles brought into Sea Turtle Inc. for rehabilitation.

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Fishing Group Wants World's Largest Sea Turtle off Endangered ... - Newsweek

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:32

Newsweek

Fishing Group Wants World's Largest Sea Turtle off Endangered ...
Newsweek
Leatherback sea turtles have a storied history of clashing with people who fish, but because they are an endangered species, they have several legal protections. However, a New Jersey group of fishermen want the leatherbacks off the endangered species ...

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Duke, UNC researchers use drones to count sea turtles | The Herald ... - Durham Herald Sun

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:17

Durham Herald Sun

Duke, UNC researchers use drones to count sea turtles | The Herald ...
Durham Herald Sun
Scientists from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill used camera-equipped drones to count sea turtles.

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Drones help scientists monitor endangered sea turtles - Treehugger

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:49

Treehugger

Drones help scientists monitor endangered sea turtles
Treehugger
Researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina have begun using drones to count endangered sea turtles along the Costa Rican coast. Sea turtles populations have been difficult to estimate because the animals spend much of their ...

Gulf of Maine sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list - Bangor Daily News

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:10

Bangor Daily News

Gulf of Maine sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list
Bangor Daily News
Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals. An arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has received a petition from a ...
UPDATE: Massive turtle release postponed to SaturdayPort St. Joe Star

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Sea turtle teams on South Padre Island still waiting to deploy - Monitor

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:28

Monitor

Sea turtle teams on South Padre Island still waiting to deploy
Monitor
Just two weeks ago, 309 cold-stunned sea turtles were rescued by Sea Turtle Inc. and teams from Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Game Wardens and other volunteers along South Padre Island and Boca ...
Rescue teams continue to find cold-stunned sea turtles - KRISTV.comKRIS Corpus Christi News
Sea turtle teams still waiting to deploy - Brownsville Herald: ValleyBrownsville Herald

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Cold temperatures bring influx of cold-stunned sea turtles ... - Live 5 News

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:18

Cold temperatures bring influx of cold-stunned sea turtles ...
Live 5 News
Alongside this winter's abnormally frigid temperatures, the South Carolina Aquarium is seeing an influx of cold-stunned sea turtles.

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This Week In China Tech: More Crypto Crackdown And Rise Of Silicon Valley Sea Turtles - Forbes

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:17

Forbes

This Week In China Tech: More Crypto Crackdown And Rise Of Silicon Valley Sea Turtles
Forbes
Bay McLaughlin , Contributor I write about underreported tech stories out of China. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Shutterstock. China is a busy place, and its tech scene is no different. It can be hard keeping on top of its ...

Sea turtle teams still waiting to deploy - Valley Morning Star : Local ... - Valley morning Star

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:08

Valley morning Star

Sea turtle teams still waiting to deploy - Valley Morning Star : Local ...
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — After bracing for a major cold-stunned turtle event, staff and volunteers at Sea Turtle Inc. on South Padre Island were pleased yet puzzled when just three sea turtles were brought in yesterday.

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Reporter's Notebook: Waiting in the dark for sea turtles to nest | PBS ... - PBS NewsHour

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:02

PBS NewsHour

Reporter's Notebook: Waiting in the dark for sea turtles to nest | PBS ...
PBS NewsHour
The night sky above us was awash with shooting stars, so many that we stopped counting. I was stretched out on a remote Costa Rican beach next to my PBS NewsHour colleagues, head propped up on my backpack, listening as the waves crashed ashore and a ...

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Cold temperatures bring influx of cold-stun sea turtles - Live 5 News

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:41

Cold temperatures bring influx of cold-stun sea turtles
Live 5 News
Alongside this winter's abnormally frigid temperatures, the South Carolina Aquarium is seeing an influx of cold-stunned sea turtles. Typically, they are found in the New England area but sea turtles suffering from this hypothermic condition are now ...

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Meet Sweet Pea! She's the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center's new resident - Pensacola News Journal

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:13

Pensacola News Journal

Meet Sweet Pea! She's the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center's new resident
Pensacola News Journal
The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center will soon have a new resident sea turtle. Sweet Pea, a female juvenile green sea turtle, is scheduled to arrive at the center Thursday morning. The center will be closed Thursday through Monday to allow ...

Leatherback Sea Turtles' Endangered Status May Change After Petition - International Business Times

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:41

International Business Times

Leatherback Sea Turtles' Endangered Status May Change After Petition
International Business Times
A group of fishers has petitioned government agencies to remove the endangered status of leatherback sea turtles in the northern Atlantic. Although the creature has suffered population losses around the world, a fisher advocacy group is arguing that in ...

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Drones are a new tool for Duke, UNC scientists. And they found ... - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:52

Charlotte Observer

Drones are a new tool for Duke, UNC scientists. And they found ...
Charlotte Observer
Scientists from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill used camera-equipped drones to count sea turtles.

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Seven children die after eating poisonous sea turtle - Premium Times

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:59

Premium Times

Seven children die after eating poisonous sea turtle
Premium Times
Seven children died of food poisoning after eating sea turtle, officials in Madagascar said on Wednesday. The children, between a few months and 4 years old, were from the same family in the north of the island off the East African coast. “Seven ...
Food Poisoning Kills 8 Children In MadagascarRadioVop

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Winter Chill Having Strong Impact On Animals Like Sea Turtles & Iguanas - CBS Miami

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:30

CBS Miami

Winter Chill Having Strong Impact On Animals Like Sea Turtles & Iguanas
CBS Miami
CBS Miami's Michelle Miller reports on the amazing efforts of professionals and volunteers to keep reptiles safe in colder-than-usual water temps. Categories: News Local News WFORTV. More News. Winter Chill Having Strong Impact On Animals Like Sea ...

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