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99% of These Sea Turtles Are Turning Female—Here's Why - National Geographic

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:09

National Geographic

99% of These Sea Turtles Are Turning Female—Here's Why
National Geographic
Eastern Australia's green sea turtles, which can reach 500 pounds with heart-shaped shells that spread 4 feet or more in diameter, primarily nest in just two places—a collection of islands near Brisbane along the southern Great Barrier Reef, and a ...
Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles femaleWashington Post
Climate Change Turned 99.8% of These Sea Turtle Babies into GirlsLive Science
Climate Change Is Turning Green Sea Turtles Female. That's a ProblemSmithsonian
New York Post -The Guardian -Nature -The Guardian
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Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female - Washington Post

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:08

Washington Post

Climate change is turning 99 percent of these baby sea turtles female
Washington Post
Green sea turtles do not develop into males or females due to sex chromosomes, like humans and most other mammals do. Instead, the temperature outside a turtle egg influences the sex of the growing embryo. And this unusual biological quirk, scientists ...
Climate Change Turned 99.8% of These Sea Turtle Babies into GirlsLive Science
Climate Change Is Turning Green Sea Turtles Female. That's a ProblemSmithsonian
Warming ocean water is turning 99 percent of these sea turtles ...Science News
New York Post -The Guardian -Nature -The Guardian
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Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female - The Guardian

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:00

The Guardian

Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female
The Guardian
Rising temperatures are turning almost all green sea turtles in a Great Barrier Reef population female, new research has found. The scientific paper warned the skewed ratio could threaten the population's future. Sea turtles are among species with ...
'Alarm bells ringing': Rising temperatures turn turtles all female, study findsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Great Barrier Reef: Green turtles face extinction as females outnumber malesCourier Mail

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Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into Gulf - CBS DFW

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:47

CBS DFW

Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles In Texas Released Into Gulf
CBS DFW
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Nearly 400 sea turtles found stunned by recent frigid weather along the Texas coast have been returned to the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports the warmed and rehabilitated ...

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395 cold-stunned sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:03

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

395 cold-stunned sea turtles released back into Gulf of Mexico
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
People gathered Sunday along Malaquite Beach at Padre Island National Seashore to watch as 395 green sea turtles were released back into the Gulf of Mexico. The sea turtles had been rehabilitated by Texas Sea Life Center, Texas State Aquarium and ...
Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from coldBrownsville Herald
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea TurtlesWKRG
Valley morning Star
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Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 22:50

Port isabel south padre

Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf
U.S. News & World Report
Nearly 400 Cold-Stunned Turtles in Texas Released Into Gulf. Nearly 400 sea turtles found stunned by recent frigid weather along the Texas coast have been returned to the Gulf of Mexico near Corpus Christi. Jan. 7, 2018, at 5:41 p.m.. Nearly 400 Cold ...
Over 170 'stunned' sea turtles rescued from frigid watersPort isabel south padre

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Nearly 400 cold-stunned turtles in Texas released into Gulf - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:59

Houston Chronicle

Nearly 400 cold-stunned turtles in Texas released into Gulf
Houston Chronicle
Padre Island National Seashore's Tom Backof releases a rehabilitated sea turtle into the Gulf of Mexico during a turtle release at Padre Island National Seashore in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. ... more. Photo: Courtney Sacco, AP. Image ...

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'Cold-stunned' sea turtles suffering from hypothermia amid frigid temperatures - WSB Atlanta

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 13:59

WSB Atlanta

'Cold-stunned' sea turtles suffering from hypothermia amid frigid temperatures
WSB Atlanta
The recent freezing weather across most of the country has wreaked havoc on wildlife, including sea turtles along Texas' Gulf Coast. According to Texas Monthly, the turtles have been suffering from hypothermia, leading them to float near the surface of ...

Baby sea turtles keep going despite disorienting light from towns - The Columbus Dispatch

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:10

Brownsville Herald

Baby sea turtles keep going despite disorienting light from towns
The Columbus Dispatch
When baby sea turtles hatch on a beach at night, their instinct is to head to the sea. The beach slopes down, which is one directional clue they follow. Another is light: The horizon over the sea is brighter than the horizon over land. But lights from ...
Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from coldBrownsville Herald
It's So Cold, Sea Turtles Are Freezing in the WaterThe Weather Channel
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
WKRG -Valley morning Star
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Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles - WKRG

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 05:03

WKRG

Gulf World Rehabilitating More Than 200 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles
WKRG
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – The Panhandle has seen some unusually cold temperatures this week, causing the St. Joe Bay to reach temperatures below 50 degrees. Which Gulf World's Senior Veterinarian, Julie Cavin, said can be too cold for many sea turtle ...

Following cold snap, local nonprofit rehabilitates stunned sea turtles - KGBT-TV

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 20:08

KGBT-TV

Following cold snap, local nonprofit rehabilitates stunned sea turtles
KGBT-TV
Upon arrival, the sea turtles are placed in empty tanks until they can reach a normal body temperature. Once they begin to move around, they are put into pools of shallow water until they have more movement. The hypothermic shock can be deadly for the ...
Cold temperatures 'stun' sea turtles on Padre IslandKENS 5 TV

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Watch Baby Sea Turtle Run on Tiny Treadmill for FAU Research ... - The Boca Raton Tribune

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 17:38

The Boca Raton Tribune

Watch Baby Sea Turtle Run on Tiny Treadmill for FAU Research ...
The Boca Raton Tribune
In an effort to conserve endangered sea turtles, researchers from Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Science conducted the first study on disorientation by examining the physiological effects of extended crawling and swimming ...

Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from cold - Brownsville Herald

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 04:12

Brownsville Herald

Teams rescue hundreds of sea turtles from cold
Brownsville Herald
When water temperatures drop below 50 degrees, sea turtles enter a state in which they appear comatose, because reptiles cannot control their own body temperatures. Most of these cold-stunned turtles are juvenile green sea turtles and are found in the ...
It's So Cold, Sea Turtles Are Freezing in the Water | The Weather ...The Weather Channel
After freezing temps, efforts underway to save sea turtles on Texas coastKHOU
Animal Rescue: Teams save hundreds of sea turtles from coldValley morning Star
CBS DFW -Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
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Coast Guard helps stunned turtles get back to sea - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 03:36

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Coast Guard helps stunned turtles get back to sea
KRIS Corpus Christi News
“We just word today from NOAA that there's some water temperatures just offshore approaching 60 degrees, which is a good temperature,” said Tom Schmid, President/CEO of the Texas State Aquarium. These endangered green sea turtles, stunned by the recent ...

Plastic Waste is a Threat to Sea Turtles - Clean Malaysia

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 01:41

Clean Malaysia

Plastic Waste is a Threat to Sea Turtles
Clean Malaysia
Turtles can also get entangled in larger pieces of plastic waste, including discarded fishing nets, and drown or slowly die in other ways. Needless to say, most sea turtles, elusive and shy creatures as they are, never receive medical care if they are ...

Over 170 'stunned' sea turtles rescued from frigid waters - Port isabel south padre

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 00:08

Port isabel south padre

Over 170 'stunned' sea turtles rescued from frigid waters
Port isabel south padre
Several local agencies sprang into action this week as temperatures began to drop. Staff and volunteers from Sea Turtle Inc. (STI), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and even local residents, all pitched in as over 170 cold-stunned Atlantic green ...

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Texas Game Wardens Release Sea Turtles Back Into The Gulf Of Mexico - CBS DFW

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 22:31

CBS DFW

Texas Game Wardens Release Sea Turtles Back Into The Gulf Of Mexico
CBS DFW
CALHOUN COUNTY (CBSDFW) – Texas Game Wardens released sea turtles back into the Gulf of Mexico Friday after cold temperatures left them stunned. Photos of lifeless sea turtles near the Texas shoreline appeared on social media over the past week thanks ...

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Sea turtles population decreasing - Fiji Times Online - Fiji Times

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 21:09

Sea turtles population decreasing - Fiji Times Online
Fiji Times
CONSERVATION of sea turtles will continue as their breeding population continues to drop, confirms the Fisheries Ministry. Despite the ending of the moratorium on sea turtles this year, Fiji will continue conserving turtles under the Fiji Sea Turtles ...

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PINS to release cold-stunned sea turtles, public invited - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 19:55

KRIS Corpus Christi News

PINS to release cold-stunned sea turtles, public invited
KRIS Corpus Christi News
Cold weather this week led to many cold-stunned sea turtles being rescued in the waters of the Coastal Bend. On Sunday, about 100 of these turtles will be released back into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico from the Padre Island National Seashore ...