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South Carolina Aquarium doing last injured sea turtle release of the year Wednesday - Charleston Post Courier

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:38

Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina Aquarium doing last injured sea turtle release of the year Wednesday
Charleston Post Courier
A young loggerhead and two young Kemp's ridley sea turtles will head back to sea Wednesday from Folly Beach County Park. The sea turtles, rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium after being found sick or fish-hooked, will be the last public beach ...

She Recorded That Heartbreaking Turtle Video. Here's What She Wants Companies Like Starbucks to Know About ... - TIME

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 18:57

TIME

She Recorded That Heartbreaking Turtle Video. Here's What She Wants Companies Like Starbucks to Know About ...
TIME
When marine biologist Christine Figgener filmed her team removing a plastic straw stuck in a sea turtle's nose in August 2015, she says she had no idea how much it would resonate with the world. She also had no idea nearly three years later, the video ...
Straw Wars: The Fight to Rid the Oceans of Discarded PlasticNational Geographic
Bans on Plastic Straws Are Growing. But Is the Travel Industry Doing Enough?New York Times
The Be Straw Free Campaign (U.S. National Park Service)National Park Service
Reason -Fox News
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VI Sea Turtle Festival 2018 at Playa Platanitos - Vallarta Daily

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:33

Vallarta Daily

VI Sea Turtle Festival 2018 at Playa Platanitos
Vallarta Daily
Playa Platanitos, the coastal town of the Riviera Nayarit, is preparing for its flagship event: The VI Sea Turtle Festival 2018, which has as main objectives to promote the care and preservation of the environment as it relates to the Sea Turtles. The ...

Sea turtles data needed for research purposes - Fiji Times

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:31

Fiji Times

Sea turtles data needed for research purposes
Fiji Times
CONSERVATION organisations that presented at the Fiji National Sea Turtle Conservation Workshop today agreed that the data collected from the monitoring of sea turtles needed to be saved and shared among respective organisations for research ...

Sea turtle hatchlings found in Northern Guam - Pacific News Center

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:54

Pacific News Center

Sea turtle hatchlings found in Northern Guam
Pacific News Center
Guam – A video of a sighting of baby turtles making their way to the waters of Northern Guam is bringing excitement to residents on island. A family was excited to find turtle hatchlings on a private beach property in Northern Guam. Their video was ...

These Simple LED Lights Dramatically Reduce Fishing-Related Deaths for Sea Turtles and Birds - Good News Network

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:59

Good News Network

These Simple LED Lights Dramatically Reduce Fishing-Related Deaths for Sea Turtles and Birds
Good News Network
Illuminating fishing nets with low-cost lights could reduce the impact that they have on seabirds and marine-dwellers by more than 85%, new research has shown. A team of international researchers has shown the number of birds caught in gillnets can be ...

Climate change is turning sea turtle eggs female. What about alligators? - Miami Herald

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:55

Miami Herald

Climate change is turning sea turtle eggs female. What about alligators?
Miami Herald
In the Pacific Ocean's most important sea turtle nesting area, females outnumber males 116 to 1, National Geographic reported. More and more South Florida sea turtles are born female too, said Florida Atlantic University Professor Jeanette Wyneken.

Six Senses Laamu is Helping Save Sea Turtles - TravelPulse

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:27

TravelPulse

Six Senses Laamu is Helping Save Sea Turtles
TravelPulse
Fishing nets that have been lost, abandoned or discarded at sea are known as ghost nets and every year they're responsible for killing millions of marine animals. Around 640,000 tons of ghost gear ends up in the ocean annually, accounting for about 10 ...

Endangered Sea Turtle Trapped in a Beach Chair Dies After Washing up on Alabama Shore - Newsweek

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:50

Newsweek

Endangered Sea Turtle Trapped in a Beach Chair Dies After Washing up on Alabama Shore
Newsweek
An endangered sea turtle has died after being found washed up on an Alabama beach with a beach chair tied around its neck. The animal was an adult female Kemp's ridley, the rarest species of sea turtle in the world, Fox10TV.com reported. On Saturday ...
New net could make it easier to rescue sea turtlesWKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Turtle found dead with beach chair around neckWKRG News 5
Fort Morgan Share the Beach - Home | FacebookFacebook
FOX10 News -US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Threatened loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs on Fenwick Island - Delaware First Media

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:01

Delaware First Media

Threatened loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs on Fenwick Island
Delaware First Media
The loggerhead sea turtle has been listed as a federally threatened species in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean since 1978. And it's the only sea turtle to lay eggs in Delaware in the past seven years. The last one was a green turtle. But the nest was laid ...

Threatened loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs on Fenwick - Delaware First Media

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:01

Delaware First Media

Threatened loggerhead sea turtle lays eggs on Fenwick
Delaware First Media
The loggerhead sea turtle has been listed as a federally threatened species in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean since 1978. And it's the only sea turtle to lay eggs in Delaware in the past seven years. The last one was a green turtle. But the nest was laid ...

Here is why Daufuskie Island residents are mad about people driving on beach - Island Packet

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:07

Island Packet

Here is why Daufuskie Island residents are mad about people driving on beach
Island Packet
“There has been a sharp escalation in beach violations by island visitors that have endangered the loggerhead turtle nesting areas,” Smith said Sunday. Driving on the beach is prohibited. Concerns about the violations are resulting in the council ...

New net could make it easier to rescue sea turtles - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:02

Kansas City Star

New net could make it easier to rescue sea turtles
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
NAVARRE, Fla. - The rescues of two sea turtles within the last month on Florida's Panhandle might lead to a new and improved device to bring the animals to land after they get hooked on a fisherman's line. The Pensacola News-Journal reports the Navarre ...
Turtle found dead with beach chair around neckWKRG News 5
Fort Morgan Share the Beach - Home | FacebookFacebook
Kemp's Ridley sea turtle Fact Sheet| U S Fish & Wildlife Service's North Florida ESO JacksonvilleUS Fish and Wildlife Service

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SEAFDEC, PENRO Guimaras release healed sea turtles - thedailyguardian.net

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:30

thedailyguardian.net

SEAFDEC, PENRO Guimaras release healed sea turtles
thedailyguardian.net
AFTER a much-needed rest, three green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) were finally released back to the sea in the island-province of Guimaras Island on July 11, 2018 at SEAFDEC Igang Marine Station in Nueva Valencia town. The turtles were released back ...

New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues - WRAL.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:05

WRAL.com

New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues
WRAL.com
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. — The rescues of two sea turtles within the last month on Florida's Panhandle might lead to a new and improved device to bring the animals to land after they get hooked on a fisherman's line. The News-Journal reports the Navarre ...
Sea turtle watch groups warn about deadly man-made holes and sand castles along beachFirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

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New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues - Bradenton Herald

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:05

New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues
Bradenton Herald
The rescues of two sea turtles within the last month on Florida's Panhandle might lead to a new and improved device to bring the animals to land after they get hooked on a fisherman's line. The News-Journal reports the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle ...

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New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues - Miami Herald

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:05

New, bigger nets could help with sea turtle rescues
Miami Herald
The rescues of two sea turtles within the last month on Florida's Panhandle might lead to a new and improved device to bring the animals to land after they get hooked on a fisherman's line. The News-Journal reports the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle ...

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Sea turtle watch groups warn about deadly man-made holes and sand castles along beach - FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 02:54

FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Sea turtle watch groups warn about deadly man-made holes and sand castles along beach
FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Sea turtles are already at risk, and without even realizing it, thousands of beachgoers are making it even harder for them to survive. Every time someone digs a hole in the sand and doesn't fill it in or builds a sand castle and ...

Padre Island National Seashore celebrates Kemp's ridley sea turtles at Ridley Rendezvous - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 20:49

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Padre Island National Seashore celebrates Kemp's ridley sea turtles at Ridley Rendezvous
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Watching Kemp's ridley sea turtles hatch in the early morning hours is probably one of the main reasons to go to the Padre Island National Seashore. That's why the national park service hosted its first Ridley Rendezvous Saturday. More than 100 ...

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SC DNR: keep artificial lights off the beach to protect Sea Turtles - Abccolumbia.com

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 15:20

Abccolumbia.com

SC DNR: keep artificial lights off the beach to protect Sea Turtles
Abccolumbia.com
According to a release from SC DNR, beginning in May of each year, four sea turtle species come ashore to lay eggs on South Carolina beaches. After two months of incubation, young turtles emerge from their ping pong ball-sized eggs and quickly crawl ...