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Kukui the turtle returns to ocean at Ponce Inlet - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:54

Daytona Beach News-Journal

Kukui the turtle returns to ocean at Ponce Inlet
Daytona Beach News-Journal
A sea turtle stranded on New Smyrna Beach in June returned to the ocean Tuesday morning. The loggerhead sea turtle was found by beachgoers on June 22 and rescued by the New Smyrna Beach Marine Turtle Conservancy and taken to the Volusia ...

Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach - CNBC

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:12

CNBC

Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach
CNBC
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmental authorities in Mexico say they have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and ...

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IN PICTURES: Aquarium of the Pacific releases Jelly the sea turtle ... - Long Beach Post

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:34

Long Beach Post

IN PICTURES: Aquarium of the Pacific releases Jelly the sea turtle ...
Long Beach Post
Aquarium of the Pacific employees released Jelly the sea turtle back into the ocean at Seal Beach on Tuesday. The aquarium veterinary and animal husbandry ...

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Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach - KVOA Tucson News

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:27

Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach
KVOA Tucson News
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmental authorities have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and an artificial lake on ...

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Conservation groups work to counteract impacts to sea turtles 1 year after Hurricane Maria's devastating blow - AccuWeather.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:36

AccuWeather.com

Conservation groups work to counteract impacts to sea turtles 1 year after Hurricane Maria's devastating blow
AccuWeather.com
The tinglar, or tinglado, turtle is one of the most remarkable species of sea turtles that visit the coasts of the island of Puerto Rico. It has a leatherback carapace formed by thin plates, can weight up to 1,000 pounds and can reach a size of up to 3 ...

Conservation groups work to counteract impacts to sea turtles 1 year after Hurricane Maria's devastating blow - AccuWeather.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:36

AccuWeather.com

Conservation groups work to counteract impacts to sea turtles 1 year after Hurricane Maria's devastating blow
AccuWeather.com
The tinglar, or tinglado, turtle is one of the most remarkable species of sea turtles that visit the coasts of the island of Puerto Rico. It has a leatherback carapace formed by thin plates, can weight up to 1,000 pounds and can reach a size of up to 3 ...

Micronizing Plastics Threaten Sea Turtle Populations - Laboratory Equipment

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:38

Laboratory Equipment

Micronizing Plastics Threaten Sea Turtle Populations
Laboratory Equipment
Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and nutritional deficiencies, according to new research from Loggerhead Marinelife Center ...

Hungry sea turtle shares meal with angelfish - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:47

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Hungry sea turtle shares meal with angelfish
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A hungry sea turtle contentedly munches away on coral and sponges far below the waves in the Cayman Islands. It's a beautiful sight as he slowly tears off pieces and chews them. But for another hungry reef creature, it's an opportunity that is too good ...

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life cycle - Science Daily

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:22

Science Daily

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life cycle
Science Daily
The researchers collected 96 post-hatchling sea turtles that had washed back onto the beaches along a stretch of Florida's coastline between Vero Beach and Lake Worth. The area is just south of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, named for the ...

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Gulfarium releases four sea turtles at Pensacola Beach as crowd watches - Pensacola News Journal

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:41

Pensacola News Journal

Gulfarium releases four sea turtles at Pensacola Beach as crowd watches
Pensacola News Journal
Avery Phillips, 12, of Canton, Georgia, snaps a photo of Ghostrider, a Loggerhead sea turtle, while waiting for the Gulfarium to release four turtles at Park West in Pensacola Beach on Monday, September 17, 2018.

In Rare Video, Young Orcas Learn to Hunt Sea Turtles - National Geographic

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:40

In Rare Video, Young Orcas Learn to Hunt Sea Turtles
National Geographic
The eldest orca began using the front of its head, known as the rostrum, to violently spin a turtle. Meanwhile, one of the juveniles grabbed a second turtle by the fin and dragged it below the surface. The orcas toyed with these creatures for half an ...

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life cycle - Phys.Org

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:32

Phys.Org

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life cycle
Phys.Org
Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and nutritional deficiencies, according to new research from Loggerhead Marinelife Center ...

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Micronizing Ocean Plastics Threaten Sea Turtle Populations, Ocean ... - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:34

Micronizing Ocean Plastics Threaten Sea Turtle Populations, Ocean ...
Newswise (press release)
Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and ...

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Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:59

EurekAlert (press release)

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and ...

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Venice Police rescue more than a dozen baby sea turtles from parking lot - WTSP.com

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:39

WTSP.com

Venice Police rescue more than a dozen baby sea turtles from parking lot
WTSP.com
VENICE, Fla. -- They're probably the tiniest trespassers the Venice Police Department will ever have to deal with. Officers rescued more than a dozen baby turtles from a parking lot near the beach this weekend. They said they rounded up all the babies ...

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Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ... - UGA Today

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:30

UGA Today

Micronizing ocean plastics threaten sea turtle populations, ocean life ...
UGA Today
This loggerhead post-hatchling was rehabilitated and released by the Loggerhead Marlinelife Center. The vial contains plastic that was excreted by the sea ...

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Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw - Popular Science

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:12

Popular Science

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw
Popular Science
At 10:00 p.m. on May 5, a team of people quietly approached a leatherback lying in the sand on the Florida beach. Working quickly while the female sea turtle laid her eggs, they drilled two small holes in the back of her shell. Through the holes they ...

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw - Popular Science

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:01

Popular Science

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw
Popular Science
At 10:00 p.m. on May 5, a team of people quietly approached a leatherback lying in the sand on the Florida beach. Working quickly while the female sea turtle laid her eggs, they drilled two small holes in the back of her shell. Through the holes they ...

Turtles are disappearing – and that could spell disaster - Cosmos

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 01:48

Cosmos

Turtles are disappearing – and that could spell disaster
Cosmos
These slow, gentle creatures have inhabited the Earth and its oceans for more than two million years. They've outlived the dinosaurs. But turtles have met their match in modern humans – and a comprehensive review of the global situation reveals this ...

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Plastic Puts Turtles at Risk - Bloomberg

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:50

Bloomberg

Plastic Puts Turtles at Risk
Bloomberg
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