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WATCH: A student from Phillipsburg aids ocean research in Belize - lehighvalleylive.com

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:40

lehighvalleylive.com

WATCH: A student from Phillipsburg aids ocean research in Belize
lehighvalleylive.com
At the Purnell School in Pottersville, Gallant and the others chose the trip to Central America among other options, such as theater production or marketing class, offered in the school's "educational immersion program" during spring break. The chance ...

Turtle released into ocean Tuesday morning - WPBF West Palm Beach

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:49

WPBF West Palm Beach

Turtle released into ocean Tuesday morning
WPBF West Palm Beach
The Loggerhead Marinelife Center of Juno Beach said goodbye to one of their beloved sea turtles, now healthy enough to return to the ocean. Advertisement. The turtle named Solana weighs more than 100 pounds and still isn't fully grown. +Download WPBF ...

Free money for turtle-friendly lights - WEAR

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 16:52

WEAR

Free money for turtle-friendly lights
WEAR
Excessive lights, and certain colors of lights, will confuse sea turtles coming ashore to nest. Lights can also disorient hatchlings trying to find their way to the Gulf of Mexico. Escambia County's Natural Resources Management office will reimburse ...

Florida zoo uses honey to treat damaged sea turtle shells - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:24

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Florida zoo uses honey to treat damaged sea turtle shells
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
MELBOURNE, Fla. (FOX 13) - Honey is more than delicious, it can be used as medicine, says one Florida zoo. The Brevard Zoo has been using it to treat sea turtles with fresh, open wounds like ones caused by boats or predators. Officials said when raw ...

How The New England Aquarium Seeks To Urge Visitors To Act On Climate Change - WBUR

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:53

WBUR

How The New England Aquarium Seeks To Urge Visitors To Act On Climate Change
WBUR
Sandbags hold back water at the entrance to the Aquarium MBTA station during the March 2 nor'easter. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR). The focus was evident on a recent weekday morning, as children and their parents ringed the top of the NEAQ's giant ocean tank ...

Pemba the turtle's journey continues to astound - Independent Online

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:30

Independent Online

Pemba the turtle's journey continues to astound
Independent Online
Pemba was under constant veterinary supervision and was treated with antibiotics for the fracture to her shell as well as a suspected lung tear. Numerous attempts at removing large volumes of air from the turtle's coelomic cavity proved unsuccessful ...

How Honey Is Helping Zookeepers Treat Injured Sea Turtles - WSLS 10

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 21:42

WSLS 10

How Honey Is Helping Zookeepers Treat Injured Sea Turtles
WSLS 10
The Brevard Zoo takes in turtles that have been harmed and applies honey to their injuries. "We regularly take in turtles that have been struck by boats or propellers or attacked by predators, which can lead to some pretty serious injuries," said ...

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Zoo Uses Honey From Bees to Treat Injured Sea Turtles - The Epoch Times

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 21:10

Zoo Uses Honey From Bees to Treat Injured Sea Turtles
The Epoch Times
A zoo in Melbourne, Florida, is using honey from bees to help other animals at the zoo. In a video posted to their Facebook page, the Brevard Zoo explains how the honey is being used to treat injured sea turtles. According to the video, five sea ...

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Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live specimens - Science Daily

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 20:30

Science Daily

Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live specimens
Science Daily
In collaboration with the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) of Juno Beach, Florida, Inwater Research Group of Jensen Beach, Florida, and Jeanette Wyneken of Florida Atlantic University, Digital Life's photographer Christine Shepard captured ...

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Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live ... - Phys.Org

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 16:24

Phys.Org

Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live ...
Phys.Org
The Digital Life team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, creators of an online catalog of high-resolution, full-color 3D models of living organisms, announce today that they have released two new, online full-color animated models of a ...

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Digital Life Team Creates Animated 3D Models of Sea Turtles from Live Specimens - UMass News and Media Relations

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 16:05

UMass News and Media Relations

Digital Life Team Creates Animated 3D Models of Sea Turtles from Live Specimens
UMass News and Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass. – The Digital Life team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, creators of an online catalog of high-resolution, full-color 3D models of living organisms, announce today that they have released two new, online full-color animated ...

Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:59

EurekAlert (press release)

Digital life team creates animated 3-D models of sea turtles from live ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The Digital Life team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, creators of an online catalog of high-resolution, full-color 3-D models of living organisms, announce today that they have released two new, online full-color animated models of a ...

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Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds - HuffPost South Africa (blog)

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:54

HuffPost South Africa (blog)

Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds
HuffPost South Africa (blog)
So besides really endearing us to turtles, why is this finding interesting? For one thing, turtles are solitary animals that never even meet their parents, so they aren't learning this behaviour from other turtles, the way some animals learn skills ...

Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds - HuffPost South Africa

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 07:54

HuffPost South Africa

Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds
HuffPost South Africa
So besides really endearing us to sea turtles, why is this finding interesting? For one thing, sea turtles are solitary animals that never even meet their parents, so they aren't learning this behavior from other turtles, the way some animals learn ...

Massive Arrival of Olive Ridley Sea Turtles to Ostional, Costa Rica ... - The Costa Rica Star

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 18:55

The Costa Rica Star

Massive Arrival of Olive Ridley Sea Turtles to Ostional, Costa Rica ...
The Costa Rica Star
On March 28 the official arrival (arribada) of Olive Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) began at the area known as Main Nesting Beach in Playa Ostional, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The National System of Areas of Conservation is taking control and ...

Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds - HuffPost

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 16:17

HuffPost

Sea Turtles Use Their Flippers Like Clunky, Adorable Arms To Obtain Food, Study Finds
HuffPost
Researchers have made a fascinating and honestly pretty cute finding about sea turtles: Some are using their flippers not just for swimming, but also to help forage for food or capture prey, like big awkward arms. “Sea turtles' limbs have evolved ...
Rescued sea turtles released back into the ocean at MarinelandSt. Augustine Record
Massive Arrival of Olive Ridley Sea Turtles to Ostional, Costa Rica ConcludedThe Costa Rica Star

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Rescued sea turtles released back into the ocean at Marineland - St. Augustine Record

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:33

St. Augustine Record

Rescued sea turtles released back into the ocean at Marineland
St. Augustine Record
MARINELAND -- With a little help from their “friends,” a group of green sea turtles made a short trip back to the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday. The sea creatures, part of a group of 20 cold-stunned turtles rescued by Marineland Dolphin Adventure over the ...

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Patients Piling Up: Four sea turtles admitted to CROW within last few ... - Island Reporter

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:18

Island Reporter

Patients Piling Up: Four sea turtles admitted to CROW within last few ...
Island Reporter
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is currently treating four sea turtles — of three different species — that were admitted in the last...

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Patients Piling Up: Four sea turtles admitted to CROW within last few ... - Island Reporter

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 00:18

Island Reporter

Patients Piling Up: Four sea turtles admitted to CROW within last few ...
Island Reporter
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is currently treating four sea turtles — of three different species — that were admitted in the last...

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What 3 feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles - Davis Enterprise

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 18:25

Davis Enterprise

What 3 feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles
Davis Enterprise
Ninety percent of the world's coastal freshwater turtle species are expected to be affected by sea level rise by 2100, according to a study from UC Davis. The study, published in an “early view” online this week in the journal Biological Reviews, is ...