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Are we headed for a world without turtles? - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 15:02

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Are we headed for a world without turtles?
Mother Nature Network (blog)
About 61 percent of all modern turtle species are either threatened with extinction or already extinct, according to new research published in the journal BioScience. Turtles are among the most threatened animal groups on Earth, the study's authors ...

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How much plastic does it take to kill a sea turtle? - Mashable

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:30

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How much plastic does it take to kill a sea turtle?
Mashable
A study published in the journal Nature Thursday found that sea turtles have a 50 percent higher chance of mortality once they've ingested 14 pieces of plastic. This means that researchers would expect 50 percent of sea turtles who have eaten this ...
Sea Turtles Can Die From Eating Just One Piece of PlasticCare2.com
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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Participants of Vineyard Fishing Derby Asked to Keep Eyes Open for Sea Turtles - CapeCod.com News

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 09:59

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Participants of Vineyard Fishing Derby Asked to Keep Eyes Open for Sea Turtles
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MARTHA'S VINEYARD – With the Martha's Vineyard Fishing Derby in full swing until October 13, Mass Audubon and derby organizers are asking anglers to watch out and steer clear of sea turtles. “We're urging boaters to be very vigilant to watch ahead of ...

Just A Few Pieces Of Plastic Can Kill A Turtle, Study Finds - I4U News

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:40

I4U News

Just A Few Pieces Of Plastic Can Kill A Turtle, Study Finds
I4U News
Hundreds of turtles die every year after swallowing plastic pieces in oceans and on beaches. When turtles ingest plastic, it blocks their intestinal tract, leading to starvation and eventually death. Equally of concern is that the problem of plastic ...

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Single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles - The Nation

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 23:18

The Nation

Single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles
The Nation
The authors of this study estimate that around half of all the sea turtles on the planet have ingested plastic - this rises to 90% among juvenile green sea turtles off the coast of Brazil. To determine how this exposure was impacting the species, the ...
Just a Few Pieces of Plastic can Kill a Turtle, Study Finds - I4U NewsI4U News
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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Four rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday at Park West - Pensacola News Journal

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:45

Pensacola News Journal

Four rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Monday at Park West
Pensacola News Journal
Four rehabilitated sea turtles will be released back into the Gulf of Mexico Monday at Park West off of Fort Pickens Road and the public is welcome to share the excitement. The Gulfarium's C.A.R.E Center is conducting the release at 10 a.m. Monday ...

Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtles - ZME Science

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:04

ZME Science

Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtles
ZME Science
Scientists estimate that more than half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic debris in some proportion. The rubbish, which was once in the hand of a human before it made its way into the world's oceans, comes in all shapes and sizes, from microscopic ...
Tagging and tracking the Tour de TurtlesMongabay.com
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Hurricane ... - Fox 8 - fox8.com

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:07

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Hurricane ... - Fox 8
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Inside the closed South Carolina Aquarium Thursday, volunteers were hard at work taking steps to ensure the animals that call the aquarium home will be safe ...

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Sea turtles can die from eating just one piece of plastic - Treehugger

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:24

Treehugger

Sea turtles can die from eating just one piece of plastic
Treehugger
Scientists have finally measured just how bad ocean plastic pollution is for these majestic animals. Sea turtles have been around since the time of dinosaurs, dating back 110 million years. They are one of the most ancient creatures on Earth, but in ...
Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtlesZME Science
Every piece of plastic in the ocean can potentially kill a turtle, finds new studyInternational Business Times, India Edition
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Florence - CNN

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:35

CNN

'Ride-out team' cares for aquarium animals during Florence
CNN
"We are here until the storm ends, and the reason we're here is to take care of all the animals in the aquarium," said Willow Melamet, sea turtle care manager at the aquarium. She is one of 12 volunteer staff members on the team that will ride out the ...

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For sea turtles, just one plastic piece can cause 20 per cent deaths - The Borneo Post

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:44

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For sea turtles, just one plastic piece can cause 20 per cent deaths
The Borneo Post
LONDON: Consuming just one piece of plastic waste could significantly increase the risk of death for a sea turtle, according to a study on link between sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion. According to Xinhua news agency, researchers ...
Majority of world's turtles have eaten plastic: Australian studyXinhua
Sea turtles can die from swallowing plastic, reveals studyDaily News & Analysis
'A single fragment of plastic' can homicide sea turtles, says seeNewsline
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Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic - Daily Advertiser

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:43

Daily Advertiser

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic
Daily Advertiser
More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts. More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts as millions of tonnes of rubbish continues to be dumped into oceans each year ...

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic - The Border Mail

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:43

The Border Mail

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic
The Border Mail
More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts. More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts as millions of tonnes of rubbish continues to be dumped into oceans each year ...

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic - Cootamundra Herald

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:43

Cootamundra Herald

Half of all sea turtles have eaten plastic
Cootamundra Herald
More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts. More than half of the world's sea turtles are thought to have plastic in their guts as millions of tonnes of rubbish continues to be dumped into oceans each year ...

Sea Turtle Inc. to create aquatic murals on tanks - Valley morning Star

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:18

Valley morning Star

Sea Turtle Inc. to create aquatic murals on tanks
Valley morning Star
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Beginning on Wednesday, local artists will begin creating an aquatic mural series for Sea Turtle Inc.'s new educational complex. The murals will be painted on the sea turtle tanks that house the nonprofit's non-releasable sea ...

'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study - BBC News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:16

BBC News

'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study
BBC News
A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can be deadly for sea turtles. Researchers found there was a one in five chance of death for a turtle who consumed just one item - rising to 50% for 14 pieces. The team found that ...
Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtlesZME Science
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study - BBC News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:14

BBC News

'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study
BBC News
A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can be deadly for sea turtles. Researchers found there was a one in five chance of death for a turtle who consumed just one item - rising to 50% for 14 pieces. The team found that ...

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'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study - BBC News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:14

BBC News

'A single piece of plastic' can kill sea turtles, says study
BBC News
A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can be deadly for sea turtles. Researchers found there was a one in five chance of death for a turtle who consumed just one item - rising to 50% for 14 pieces. The team found that ...
This Is How Much Plastic It Takes To Kill A Sea Turtleten daily

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Some NC Coastal Residents Taking Florence In Stride - WUNC

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:20

WUNC

Some NC Coastal Residents Taking Florence In Stride
WUNC
The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City, North Carolina, has 23 recuperating turtles right now. Surf City is about 30 miles northeast of Wilmington and sits right around the bull's eye of Hurricane Florence's expected ...