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Survival Trait Evolution Shown in 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle - Technology Networks

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:26

Technology Networks

Survival Trait Evolution Shown in 54 Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle
Technology Networks
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling. The work adds to the ...
54-Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Hatchling Reveals Ancient Sun ProtectionSci-News.com
Ancient sea turtle reveals pigment-based survival trait at least 54 million years oldUPI.com
An exceptionally preserved sea turtle reveals ancient sun protection ...HeritageDaily
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Masterchef technique found to be a lifesaver for endangered sea turtle eggs - Phys.Org

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:05

Phys.Org

Masterchef technique found to be a lifesaver for endangered sea turtle eggs
Phys.Org
Sea turtles are charismatic species and a focus of major conservation efforts around the world. "They spend most of their life at sea but return to land to lay eggs, so conservation is often concentrated on protecting clutches of eggs from poachers ...

54-Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Hatchling Reveals Ancient Sun Protection - Sci-News.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:47

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54-Million-Year-Old Sea Turtle Hatchling Reveals Ancient Sun Protection
Sci-News.com
An international team of paleontologists from the United States, Sweden, and Japan has retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a hatchling of Tasbacka danica, a species of sea turtle that lived during the Eocene epoch ...
Keratin, proteins from 54 million-year-old sea turtle show survival ...Phys.Org
An exceptionally preserved sea turtle reveals ancient sun protection ...HeritageDaily
Ancient sea turtle reveals pigment-based survival trait at least 54 million years oldUPI.com
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An exceptionally preserved sea turtle reveals ancient sun protection ... - HeritageDaily

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:15

HeritageDaily

An exceptionally preserved sea turtle reveals ancient sun protection ...
HeritageDaily
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered well-preserved pigments and other biomolecules in a 54 million-year-old baby sea turtle.

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Students adopt sea turtle nests - Union Daily Times

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:14

Union Daily Times

Students adopt sea turtle nests
Union Daily Times
In the course of their studies the students learned that the loggerhead sea turtle is an endangered species and they decided to do their part to help save the animals. The turtles are in danger of losing their nesting areas to development and so the ...

Sea turtle season approaches the finish line - The Anna Maria Islander

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:01

Sea turtle season approaches the finish line
The Anna Maria Islander
Another successful sea turtle season on Anna Maria Island is less than two weeks from ending. According to Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, more than 25,000 hatchlings have emerged from nests on island beaches and trekked to ...

Fla. sea turtle nests ravaged by hurricane - The Columbus Dispatch

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:46

The Columbus Dispatch

Fla. sea turtle nests ravaged by hurricane
The Columbus Dispatch
Hurricane Irma swept away a large number of sea turtle nests as it tore across Florida last month. This year was developing into a very encouraging year for the endangered leatherback turtles, the threatened loggerheads and green turtles, but the ...

Sea Turtle Association extends gratitude to community - Boca Beacon

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:29

Boca Beacon

Sea Turtle Association extends gratitude to community
Boca Beacon
As we wind down the fifth sea turtle nesting season since the inception of the Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association, we want to extend our gratitude to our community and volunteers. We are thankful to live in an area that champions our efforts and takes ...

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island - Bluffton Today

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:30

Bluffton Today

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island
Bluffton Today
Sept. 30 was an exciting day on Tybee Island. From the north end to the south, good things were happening. At 1 p.m., near the pavilion, to the cheers of hundreds of people, the Burton 4-H Center released Zoe, their 5-year-old loggerhead sea turtle.

Tragedy on the Beaches: Irma Sweeps Away Many Florida Sea Turtle Nests - Sunshine State News

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:38

Sunshine State News

Tragedy on the Beaches: Irma Sweeps Away Many Florida Sea Turtle Nests
Sunshine State News
Everybody knows Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida's human population, but it didn't spare one of the state's most precious natural treasures, either. The merciless storm swept away an untold number of sea turtle nests. Until Irma came along ...

Scientists hatch sea turtles on Cham Island - VietNamNet Bridge

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 01:48

VietNamNet Bridge

Scientists hatch sea turtles on Cham Island
VietNamNet Bridge
In early September 2017, hundreds of turtles successfully hatched in Cu Lao Cham began their lives in Cu Lao Cham biosphere reserve. The turtles were created from the eggs brought from the Con Dao National Park. The 100 percent hatchery rate can show ...

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Sea turtle population threatened after hurricane - KeysNews.com

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 04:39

Sea turtle population threatened after hurricane
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CHUCK WICKENHOFER/Free Press This hatchling, named 'Irma,' is one of several rescued after the hurricane hit. The chief concern of those dedicated to protecting sea turtles has shifted from rescue to preservation and restoration of breeding beaches, ...

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Sea turtle population threatened after hurricane – Keys News - KeysNews.com

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 04:39

Sea turtle population threatened after hurricane – Keys News
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CHUCK WICKENHOFER/Free Press This hatchling, named 'Irma,' is one of several rescued after the hurricane hit. The chief concern of those dedicated to ...

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FEATURE: Sea turtles find human friends at Hainan centre - Eleven Myanmar

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:21

FEATURE: Sea turtles find human friends at Hainan centre
Eleven Myanmar
HAIKOU, China (China Daily/ANN) - Pang Pang, a green sea turtle 71 centimetres long that was washed ashore more than a year ago and sent by fishermen to Haikou, Hainan province, for rehabilitation, will soon leave its human friends behind and return to ...

For the “Luckiest Unlucky Sea Turtle,” the journey home is just beginning - Moultrie News

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:23

Moultrie News

For the “Luckiest Unlucky Sea Turtle,” the journey home is just beginning
Moultrie News
A 55-pound Kemp's ridley sea turtle rehabilitated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center (STCC) following the detrimental effects of human interaction is playing a critical role for science and education. “Peach” was released Monday ...
Turtle That Swallowed Fishing Line Released In OceanCBS Miami

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Sea Turtles Are Making a Cautious Comeback - TravelPulse

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:49

TravelPulse

Sea Turtles Are Making a Cautious Comeback
TravelPulse
PHOTO: Sea turtles are making a small comeback according to a new study. (photo via Flickr/Jared). Years of global conservation efforts could be paying off as turtles appear to be making something of a comeback. A study of seven different types of sea ...

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island - Savannah Morning News

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:59

Savannah Morning News

Looking for Pearls: Sea turtles and sand fences; joy and effort on Tybee Island
Savannah Morning News
Saturday, Sept. 30, was an exciting day on Tybee Island. From the north end to the south, good things were happening. At 1 p.m., near the pavilion, to the cheers of hundreds of people, the Burton 4-H Center released Zoe, their 5-year-old loggerhead sea ...

Florida Students develop device to relocate sea turtle nests during ... - TCPalm

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:18

TCPalm

Florida Students develop device to relocate sea turtle nests during ...
TCPalm
A group of Florida students teamed up with a Jensen Beach nonprofit to create the Sea Turtle Accessible Relocator.
Storms wipe out sea turtle nests | Firstcoastnews.comFirst Coast News

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