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Hurricane Florence: North Carolina aquariums forced to abandon sea creatures under evacuation orders - The Independent

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:02

The Independent

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina aquariums forced to abandon sea creatures under evacuation orders
The Independent
From turtles to fish, the denizens of North Carolina's three major aquariums will be facing Hurricane Florence alone after their handlers were forced to leave under mandatory evacuation orders. Florence, a Category 2 hurricane on the five-step Saffir ...
At North Carolina aquariums, creatures to ride out storm aloneReuters
Corrected: At North Carolina aquariums, creatures to ride out storm aloneFirstpost
UPDATE 1-At North Carolina aquariums, creatures to ride out storm aloneReuters Africa

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Some NC Coastal Residents Taking Florence In Stride - WUNC

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:11

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 ...

Tagging and tracking the Tour de Turtles - Mongabay.com

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:51

Mongabay.com

Tagging and tracking the Tour de Turtles
Mongabay.com
Last year, a loggerhead named Eliza Ann took the crown. This year, Lucaya, the speedy leatherback, has pulled ahead to take an early lead. Every summer, a handful of sea turtles take to the water to compete in the Sea Turtle Conservancy's, Tour de ...
A quantitative analysis linking sea turtle mortality and plastic debris ingestion | Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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Lights lead to loss of SSI sea turtle nest - Brunswick News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 04:04

Brunswick News

Lights lead to loss of SSI sea turtle nest
Brunswick News
Tuesday, members of the St. Simons Island Sea Turtle Project discovered one of the eight nests on the island — No. 7 — hatched overnight, but many hatchlings from the “robust, otherwise successful hatch” crawled away from the ocean and instead died ...

Injured turtle treated and released into the sea - Cyprus Mail - Cyprus Mail

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:17

Injured turtle treated and released into the sea - Cyprus Mail
Cyprus Mail
A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) that was found injured in Limassol last June was released back into the sea on Wednesday after being treated. The turtle ...

Statians advised to be aware of sea turtle nesting season - The Daily Herald (press release)

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:44

The Daily Herald (press release)

Statians advised to be aware of sea turtle nesting season
The Daily Herald (press release)
ST. EUSTATIUS--Residents of St. Eustatius are advised to be aware of sea turtle nesting season. Marine Park Manager and Sea Turtle Programme Coordinator of St. Eustatius National Parks STENAPA Jessica Berkel said that sea turtles are critically ...

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:02

Biddeford Journal Tribune

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Other grants include an award to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to help sturgeon in the state's waters. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will work on response to stranded sea turtles.

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Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 21:52

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Other grants include an award to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to help sturgeon in the state's waters. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will work on response to stranded sea turtles.

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Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon - Press Herald

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 19:44

Press Herald

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon
Press Herald
The grants are designed to help marine species that face threats in the wild. Four of the awards are going to the Maine Department of Marine Resources, which will do an assessment of how fishing impacts endangered North Atlantic right whales.

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Swim with sea turtles on this Holokai Catamaran cruise - Hawaiimagazine.com

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 17:41

Hawaiimagazine.com

Swim with sea turtles on this Holokai Catamaran cruise
Hawaiimagazine.com
I'm 15 feet underwater, eye to eye with one of the largest sea turtles I've ever seen, just a few miles off the golden coast of Waikiki. Out of breath, I reluctantly turn away from the honu (Hawaiian green sea turtle) and swim up for air. The moment is ...

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon | The ... - Times Record

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 15:34

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon | The ...
Times Record
PORTLAND (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service is sending more than $6 million to nearly 30 marine conservation projects as part of its Species ...

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Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon — State ... - Bangor Daily News

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:03

Bangor Daily News

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon — State ...
Bangor Daily News
The National Marine Fisheries Service is sending more than $6 million to nearly 30 marine conservation projects as part of its Species Recovery Grant Program.

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Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon - The ... - Washington Post

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:04

Washington Post

Ocean funding will benefit right whales, sea turtles, salmon - The ...
Washington Post
The National Marine Fisheries Service is sending more than $6 million to nearly 30 marine conservation projects as part of its Species Recovery Grant Program.

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Ocean Funding Will Benefit Right Whales, Sea Turtles, Salmon ... - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:01

Ocean Funding Will Benefit Right Whales, Sea Turtles, Salmon ...
U.S. News & World Report
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service is sending more than $6 million to nearly 30 marine conservation projects as part of its ...

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Watch as nine endangered sea turtles return to the wild - WLOX

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:31

WLOX

Watch as nine endangered sea turtles return to the wild
WLOX
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Nine endangered Kemps Ridley turtles got a new lease on life Monday, thanks to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. All of the turtles were caught by fishermen on hooks and lines. As part of the rehabilitation process, the ...
Kemp's ridley sea turtle release celebrationWXXV News 25

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Watch as nine endangered sea turtles return to the wild - WLOX

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:27

WLOX

Watch as nine endangered sea turtles return to the wild
WLOX
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Nine endangered Kemps Ridley turtles got a new lease on life Monday, thanks to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. All of the turtles were caught by fishermen on hooks and lines. As part of the rehabilitation process, the ...

Kemp's ridley sea turtle release celebration - WXXV 25 - WXXV News 25

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:26

WXXV News 25

Kemp's ridley sea turtle release celebration - WXXV 25
WXXV News 25
There's no place like home and for nine rehabilitated Kemp's ridley sea turtles, they were released back into their natural habitats at the beach in Biloxi thanks to ...

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Raised on Skidaway, loggerhead sea turtle released on Wassaw - Bluffton Today

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 02:23

Bluffton Today

Raised on Skidaway, loggerhead sea turtle released on Wassaw
Bluffton Today
At 3 years old and more than 30 pounds, Lefty the loggerhead sea turtle had just about outgrown his 1,600-gallon tank at the University of Georgia Aquarium at Skidaway Island. So on Thursday he made a trip to the ocean. Aquarium curator Devin Dumont ...

Sea turtle rehab remains funded by donations - The Topsail Advertiser

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 01:03

Sea turtle rehab remains funded by donations
The Topsail Advertiser
We've seen a lot of changes in our 20-plus years of sea turtle rehab. It's amazing that this whole thing started with one sick turtle recovering in a tent in somebody's back yard. As more and more turtles showed up needing help it became obvious that ...