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Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Infosurhoy

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 15:42

Infosurhoy

Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food
Infosurhoy
The in-depth examination of the phenomenon – Limb-use By Foraging Sea Turtles, an Evolutionary Perspective – by authors Jessica Fujii and Dr. Kyle Van Houtan and others reveals a behavior thought to be less likely in marine tetrapods is actually ...

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Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate Food - Newswise - Newswise (press release)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:40

Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate Food - Newswise
Newswise (press release)
Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ.

Monterey Bay Aquarium study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Monterey Bay Aquarium study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food
EurekAlert (press release)
Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ. The in-depth examination of the phenomenon - Limb-use By Foraging ...
Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate FoodLaboratory Equipment
No hands? No flipping problem for sea turtlesJersey Evening Post
Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate Food - NewswiseNewswise (press release)

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Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:00

Phys.Org

Study finds sea turtles use flippers to manipulate food - Phys.org
Phys.Org
Sea turtles use their flippers to handle prey despite the limbs being evolutionarily designed for locomotion, a discovery by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchers published today in PeerJ.
Sea Turtles Use Flippers to Manipulate FoodLaboratory Equipment
No hands? No flipping problem for sea turtlesThe Irish News

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Plastic straws: Everyone uses them, and that's the problem - Tampabay.com

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 09:00

Tampabay.com

Plastic straws: Everyone uses them, and that's the problem
Tampabay.com
Many of the activists fighting the plastic straw problem said they drew inspiration from the same thing: a turtle. In 2015, researchers collecting sea turtle samples off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica found a turtle with something up its nose. In an ...

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Students Dig Into Decades of Turtle Data | Coastal Review Online - Coastal Review Online

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 04:02

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Students Dig Into Decades of Turtle Data | Coastal Review Online
Coastal Review Online
Two grad students in the math department at UNCW are crunching three decades' worth of raw data on sea turtle nesting at Bald Head Island as part of an effort to better understand their behavior.
Sea Turtles Return To Mumbai For The First Time In 20 Years - Care2Care2.com
Indonesia's Persistent Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade - Pacific ...Pacific Standard
Turtles, birds, need our help | Anna Maria Island SunThe Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

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What 3 feet of seawater means - TheReporter.Com

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 02:09

What 3 feet of seawater means
TheReporter.Com
UCD wildlife biologists have been studying western pond turtles in the semi-salty waters of Suisun Marsh near Vallejo. While abundant in the marsh, this species is in decline in many other parts of the state. The researchers observed that the turtles ...

Indonesia's Persistent Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade - Pacific Standard

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:03

Pacific Standard

Indonesia's Persistent Illegal Turtle and Tortoise Trade
Pacific Standard
The study also identified an increase in the sale of non-native species of tortoise and freshwater turtles from previous surveys, in 2004 and 2010, which documented 26 and 35 non-native species, respectively. Growing demand for these species, coupled ...
Sea Turtles Return to Mumbai For the First Time in 20 YearsCare2.com
Turtles, birds, need our helpThe Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

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Turtles, birds, need our help - The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 20:56

The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Turtles, birds, need our help
The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper
CORTEZ – Everyone who visits the beach can help sea turtles and shorebirds, Suzi Fox, director of Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, told a packed house at the Florida Maritime Museum on Wednesday, March 21. Fox and about 100 ...
Sea turtle committee says more efforts needed to combat egg looting ...Riviera Maya News

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Sea turtles being put in jeopardy at Guana Bay - The Daily Herald - The Daily Herald (press release)

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 13:57

The Daily Herald (press release)

Sea turtles being put in jeopardy at Guana Bay - The Daily Herald
The Daily Herald (press release)
GUANA BAY--Nature Foundation has sounded the alarm about the local sea turtle population being put in jeopardy by construction activities, bonfires and vehicles driving on Guana Bay Beach, the country's most important nesting site. The Foundation ...
Sea turtles return to Mumbai beach after 20-year absence - BrinkwireBrinkwire (press release)

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Sea turtle committee says more efforts needed to combat egg looting ... - Riviera Maya News

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:02

Riviera Maya News

Sea turtle committee says more efforts needed to combat egg looting ...
Riviera Maya News
Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Members of the sea turtle committee say this year, they are reinforcing efforts in an attempt to combat sea turtle egg looting, something that is a common problem. Lucelly Ramos Montejo, president of the State Committee of Sea ...

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Turtle conservation group speaks out against dangerous practices - Barbados Today

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 05:18

Barbados Today

Turtle conservation group speaks out against dangerous practices
Barbados Today
The organization tasked with protecting sea turtles here has responded with a word of caution to both hoteliers and dog owners, amid heated debate over the controversial issue of beach access for locals and turtle nesting. The Barbados Sea Turtle ...

What 3 feet of seawater means - Daily Democrat

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:55

What 3 feet of seawater means
Daily Democrat
UCD wildlife biologists have been studying western pond turtles in the semi-salty waters of Suisun Marsh near Vallejo. While abundant in the marsh, this species is in decline in many other parts of the state. The researchers observed that the turtles ...

What 3 feet of seawater means - Daily Democrat - Daily Democrat

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:55

What 3 feet of seawater means - Daily Democrat
Daily Democrat
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 Early View online Monday in the journal Biological Reviews,

What 3 Feet of Seawater Could Mean for the World's Turtles | UC ... - UC Davis

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:05

UC Davis

What 3 Feet of Seawater Could Mean for the World's Turtles | UC ...
UC Davis
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 the University of California, Davis. The study, published in Early View online today in the journal ...
What 3 feet of seawater meansTheReporter.Com

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What 3 Feet of Seawater Could Mean for the World's Turtles | UC ... - UC Davis

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:05

What 3 Feet of Seawater Could Mean for the World's Turtles | UC ...
UC Davis
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 the University of California, Davis. The study, published in Early View online today in the journal ...

What three feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles: Sea ... - Science Daily

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 19:57

Science Daily

What three feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles: Sea ...
Science Daily
Ninety percent of the world's coastal freshwater turtle species are expected to be affected by sea level rise by 2100, according to a new study.
What three feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles ...EurekAlert (press release)

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What three feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 19:21

EurekAlert (press release)

What three feet of seawater could mean for the world's turtles ...
EurekAlert (press release)
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 published today from the University of California, Davis.

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Sea turtles return to Mumbai beach after 20-year absence - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 16:00

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Sea turtles return to Mumbai beach after 20-year absence
Mother Nature Network (blog)
When news of the turtles reached Shah and his team, they contacted conservation officials and rushed to the scene. To ensure each hatchling reached the sea without incident, they camped out overnight and kept guard over the procession. While the return ...

How volunteers, the forest dept and fishermen saved a juvenile olive ridley turtle in Chennai - The News Minute

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 09:04

The News Minute

How volunteers, the forest dept and fishermen saved a juvenile olive ridley turtle in Chennai
The News Minute
When forest officials in Chennai first brought a severely injured juvenile olive ridley turtle to the Besant Memorial Animal Dispensary in February, volunteers were highly skeptical of its chances of survival. Spotted first near Ennore, locals who ...
Plucky Pemba the turtle reaches Cape TownIndependent Online
Speak up Mumbai | Versova clean up: Slow & steady won the raceNYOOOZ

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