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Digital Life Team Creates Animated 3D Models of Sea Turtles From ... - InJupiter Magazine (press release)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:02

InJupiter Magazine (press release)

Digital Life Team Creates Animated 3D Models of Sea Turtles From ...
InJupiter Magazine (press release)
The Digital Life team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announced the release of online full-color animated models of both a loggerhead and a green sea turtle through a collaboration with sea turtle rescue and research institutions.

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Extensive seagrass meadows discovered in Indian Ocean through satellite tracking of green turtles - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:36

EurekAlert (press release)

Extensive seagrass meadows discovered in Indian Ocean through satellite tracking of green turtles
EurekAlert (press release)
Research led by Swansea University's Bioscience department has discovered for the first time extensive deep-water seagrass meadows in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean through satellite tracking the movement of green sea turtles. A new study by ...

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Extensive seagrass meadows discovered in Indian Ocean through satellite tracking of green turtles - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:36

EurekAlert (press release)

Extensive seagrass meadows discovered in Indian Ocean through satellite tracking of green turtles
EurekAlert (press release)
Research led by Swansea University's Bioscience department has discovered for the first time extensive deep-water seagrass meadows in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean through satellite tracking the movement of green sea turtles. A new study by ...

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Cayo Largo del Sur: Does it have Cuba's best beaches? - CNN

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:36

CNN

Cayo Largo del Sur: Does it have Cuba's best beaches?
CNN
The island sits to the south of the Bay of Pigs, the site of the disastrous CIA-backed invasion of Cuba in 1961. Today, thanks to the area's pristine coral reefs, Cayo Largo is one of the island's premier diving locations. The local dive shop organizes ...

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CROW releases sea turtle treated for red tide poisoning - Sanibel Captiva Islander

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:26

Sanibel Captiva Islander

CROW releases sea turtle treated for red tide poisoning
Sanibel Captiva Islander
One patient treated by the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife got to return home today. At about 9 a.m., CROW staff released an adult female Kemp's ridley sea turtle back into the ocean from the Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel. The turtle was ...
CROW releases sea turtle treated for red tide poisoning ...Sanibel-Captiva Islander
Sea turtle that spent two years at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to ...WTAE Pittsburgh

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Sea turtle that spent two years at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to be released - WTAE Pittsburgh

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:23

WTAE Pittsburgh

Sea turtle that spent two years at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium to be released
WTAE Pittsburgh
A sea turtle that spent two years at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will soon be released back into the ocean. When Harbor arrived at the zoo, he had a severed spine, shattered pelvis, and no movement in his back flippers. Advertisement. He was ...

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Rescued sea turtles make pit stop in Pender - StarNewsOnline.com

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:11

StarNewsOnline.com

Rescued sea turtles make pit stop in Pender
StarNewsOnline.com
PENDER COUNTY -- Helping sea turtles in trouble is nothing new for the staff of the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City. So when volunteers transporting some rescued turtles from the Northeast to Florida needed a ...

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Caught on video: Man trying to remove hook from turtle | Hawaii - KHON2

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:43

KHON2

Caught on video: Man trying to remove hook from turtle | Hawaii
KHON2
HONOLULU (KHON2) - Video of a man trying to unhook a Hawaiian sea turtle is making the rounds on social media. The person who shot it said it happened at Kailua Beach. NOAA officials told us even if the rule is to stay at least 10 feet away from sea ...

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Hatchery project to save sea turtles in Cu Lao Cham - News ... - VietNamNet Bridge

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:56

VietNamNet Bridge

Hatchery project to save sea turtles in Cu Lao Cham - News ...
VietNamNet Bridge
A marine project is underway in the central province of Quang Nam to save sea turtles as part of a local effort to protect the biodiversity in Cu Lao Cham (Cham Island) Marine Protected Area (MPA).
Hatchery project to save sea turtles in Cu Lao Cham | Vietnam+ ...http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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A dozen cold-stunned sea turtles make 'pit stop' in Pender Count ... - WECT-TV6

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:22

A dozen cold-stunned sea turtles make 'pit stop' in Pender Count ...
WECT-TV6
Over a dozen cold-stunned sea turtles are making a quick pit stop at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital in Surf City before heading south for warmer waters.

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Students create endangered marine animal projects - Independent Tribune

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 19:15

Independent Tribune

Students create endangered marine animal projects
Independent Tribune
CONCORD- Weddington Hills Elementary School students revealed their projects about endangered marine animals throughout the school on Thursday, March 15. The halls and walls were adorned with approximately 220 recycled plastic jellyfish, 41 paper Mache ...

Turtles make pit stop in Surf City before being released in Florida - WWAY NewsChannel 3

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:02

WWAY NewsChannel 3

Turtles make pit stop in Surf City before being released in Florida
WWAY NewsChannel 3
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City is hosting a few extra guests this afternoon. The turtle hospital says 13 tanks were ready for once cold stunned sea turtles in transit from New ...

Shell Game Brownsville native lands internship at Sea Turtle Inc. - Brownsville Herald

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:11

Brownsville Herald

Shell Game Brownsville native lands internship at Sea Turtle Inc.
Brownsville Herald
As the only local among Sea Turtle Inc.'s 2018 crop of interns, Brownsville native Javier Parra serves as an unofficial guide to his colleagues, who come from places like Colorado, Michigan and Puerto Rico. And though they're of different ages and ...

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Shell game: Brownsville native lands internship at Sea Turtle Inc. - Valley morning Star

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 03:08

Valley morning Star

Shell game: Brownsville native lands internship at Sea Turtle Inc.
Valley morning Star
Last month the crew released 10 Atlantic green sea turtles that had washed up on the beach during the last freeze. It was STI's first release of the season. Internships start in late March and end in early August, coinciding with the close of the ...

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Researchers say 2018 sea turtle nesting season could be record-breaking - Wink News

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 20:34

Wink News

Researchers say 2018 sea turtle nesting season could be record-breaking
Wink News
Mote Marine Laboratory says it is preparing for a record-breaking sea turtle nesting season in 2018. Sea turtle nesting season officially starts May 1, but Mote says turtles could come onto beaches to lay their eggs as early as the end of April ...

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East Timor Has Some of the World's Richest Reefs. Can It Profit Safely? - New York Times

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 15:36

New York Times

East Timor Has Some of the World's Richest Reefs. Can It Profit Safely?
New York Times
COM, East Timor — On a rainy spring morning, Fizzy Moslim strapped on her weathered-chrome oxygen tank and slipped into the warm water. Few visitors make it out to the sleepy fishing village of Com, a backbreaking seven-hour drive from the capital ...

Mote Marine staff prepares for 2018 sea turtle nesting season - WWSB ABC 7

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 17:40

WWSB ABC 7

Mote Marine staff prepares for 2018 sea turtle nesting season
WWSB ABC 7
"We want to try to keep the beach turtle friendly but not impede the people's ability to enjoy it," said Melissa Bernhard, Senior Biologist for Mote's Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program. Mote can't prevent the inevitable, like the above ...