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Preservationists efforts paying off for sea turtles - San Antonio Express-News

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 05:17

San Antonio Express-News

Preservationists efforts paying off for sea turtles
San Antonio Express-News
A volunteer holds a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling before releasing it into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas. A volunteer holds a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling before... Environmentalists' decadeslong efforts ...

Preservationists efforts paying off for sea turtles - mySanAntonio.com

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 05:03

mySanAntonio.com

Preservationists efforts paying off for sea turtles
mySanAntonio.com
A volunteer holds a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling before releasing it into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas. Photo: Pat Sullivan /AP. Image 2 of 20. Buy photo. A Kemp's ridley turtle is released into the wild at ...

VIDEO: Locals save entangled sea turtle off of Pensacola Beach - WEAR

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 23:26

WEAR

VIDEO: Locals save entangled sea turtle off of Pensacola Beach
WEAR
A Pensacola man and Perdido Beach woman helped out a sea turtle entangled in fishing line Friday afternoon. William Pitts, also known as Captain Willie, and Ashley Kelley were near Pensacola Beach on their boat when they noticed a sea turtle in the ...

Do Olive Ridley turtles reach the Odisha coast using magnetic power? - The Hindu

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 12:27

The Hindu

Do Olive Ridley turtles reach the Odisha coast using magnetic power?
The Hindu
One of the magnificent sights to behold in India is the arrival and nesting of tens of thousands of Olive Ridley turtles on the Gahirmatha seashore of Odisha every year as clockwork. They traverse thousands of kilometres northwards on the Indian Ocean ...
Watch: Olive Ridley sea turtles return to Mumbai's Versova beach after two decadesIndia Today
Olive Ridley turtles hatch in Mumbai after two decadesEconomic Times
'Olive Ridleys were not brought from another site'Mumbai Mirror
Hindustan Times -Hindustan Times
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Return of the turtles - The Tribune

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 18:34

The Tribune

Return of the turtles
The Tribune
The return of the tiny guests to the Versova beach in Mumbai is a small, but hugely significant, step towards the cause of ecology. It provides the much-needed boost to efforts put in by people in their respective fields locally and which tend to move ...
Watch: Olive Ridley sea turtles return to Mumbai's Versova beach after two decadesIndia Today
Olive ridley turtles hatch in Mumbai after two decadesMalay Mail
#GoodNews: Olive Ridley Turtles Back on Versova Beach After 20 YrsThe Quint
The Better India
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Fight begins over fate of leatherback sea turtle - Sun Sentinel

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:50

Sun Sentinel

Fight begins over fate of leatherback sea turtle
Sun Sentinel
Every year, these holdovers from the dinosaur age crawl ashore on South Florida beaches to lay eggs, continuing an ancient reproductive ritual despite the complications created by hotels, sea walls and bright lights. Although their flesh is too greasy ...

Watch: Olive Ridley sea turtles return to Mumbai's Versova beach after two decades - India Today

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 07:06

India Today

Watch: Olive Ridley sea turtles return to Mumbai's Versova beach after two decades
India Today
After 127 weeks of hard work and constant efforts, a Mumbai-based ocean lover has finally brought back a species of turtles back to Mumbai's Versova beach after 20 years. Olive Ridley sea turtles, the smallest turtles found in the world, were facing a ...
Do Olive Ridley turtles reach the Odisha coast using magnetic power?The Hindu
Olive Ridley turtles hatch in Mumbai after two decadesEconomic Times
Thanks to These Heroes, Mumbai Beach Welcomes Olive Ridley Turtles After 20 YearsThe Better India
Hindustan Times
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Climate Corner: Stories You May Not Have Heard - Door County Pulse

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 05:59

Door County Pulse

Climate Corner: Stories You May Not Have Heard
Door County Pulse
There are many other stories – some positive and some negative – that most of us know nothing about. Here are a few relatively unknown examples that our changing climate is already, or perhaps may soon be, responsible for causing. Green sea turtles are ...

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Drones could Help save Sea Turtles - Clean Malaysia

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 04:11

Clean Malaysia

Drones could Help save Sea Turtles
Clean Malaysia
They can provide conservationists and biologists with vital information on the turtles' habits and the threats they face in the wild. “Satellite systems and aircraft transformed turtle conservation, but drones offer cheaper and often better ways to ...

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Duke Marine Lab student researches light pollution on sea turtles and hatchlings - WITN

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:21

WITN

Duke Marine Lab student researches light pollution on sea turtles and hatchlings
WITN
She says, "It's about the size and height of a female nesting sea turtle and it can run remotely down the length of the beach, so we put light sensors on the back of the rover and had it collect light every minute as it drove down the beach, so really ...

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The 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' Is Ballooning, 87000 Tons of Plastic and Counting - New York Times

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:21

New York Times

The 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' Is Ballooning, 87000 Tons of Plastic and Counting
New York Times
In the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, hundreds of miles from any major city, plastic bottles, children's toys, broken electronics, abandoned fishing nets and millions more fragments of debris are floating in the water — at least 87,000 ...
Great Pacific Garbage Patch is now nearly 4 times the size of CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plasticLos Angeles Times
Great Pacific Garbage Patch is growingThegardenisland.com
Gizmodo -Business Day
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COLUMN: Spring breakers are killing the sea life - Indiana Daily Student

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:01

Indiana Daily Student

COLUMN: Spring breakers are killing the sea life
Indiana Daily Student
One major consequence of the beach pollution is the effect it has on marine life. Every year, hundreds of thousands of turtles and other marine animals die from ocean pollution and ingestion or this pollution. More than half of the world's remaining ...

Hilton Head could see decreased sea turtle nesting | Island Packet - Island Packet (blog)

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:41

Island Packet (blog)

Hilton Head could see decreased sea turtle nesting | Island Packet
Island Packet (blog)
The sustained cold temperatures that chilled Hilton Head this winter could decrease the number of Loggerhead sea turtle nests we see starting in May 2018, according to Amber Kuehn of the Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project.

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:38

Los Angeles Times

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch counts 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, mostly plastic
Los Angeles Times
Researchers modelled the mass concentration of plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. (The Ocean Cleanup). The GPGP is just one of many large garbage patches in the ocean, seeded and fed by humans manufacturing and quickly discarding plastic ...

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Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova Beach - Mumbai Mirror

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:23

Mumbai Mirror

Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova Beach
Mumbai Mirror
A few years ago, if someone had talked of seeing Olive Ridley turtles on Mumbai's Versova beach, many would have possibly laughed at the idea, given how filthy the beaches can be. Today, a handful of volunteers associated with the Versova beach clean ...
Mumbai: Versova beach turns home to endangered olive ridley turtlesDaily News & Analysis
Mumbai beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesIndia Today

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Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Mumbai's Versova beach for the first time in 20 years - Hindustan Times

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:38

Hindustan Times

Olive Ridley turtles hatch at Mumbai's Versova beach for the first time in 20 years
Hindustan Times
Morning walkers and beach clean-up crusaders were pleasantly surprised on Thursday when they went to Versova beach and spotted newly hatched Olive Ridley turtles waddling into the sea. The hatchlings were first spotted by beach clean-up crusader Afroz ...
Mumbai Versova ​beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesThe New Indian Express
Mumbai beach becomes nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtlesBusiness Standard
Olive Ridley Turtles come to Mumbai's Versova BeachMumbai Mirror
Free Press Journal -Daily News & Analysis
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Two communities, one Eagle, and a whole lot of turtles - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 06:16

Port St. Joe Star

Two communities, one Eagle, and a whole lot of turtles
Port St. Joe Star
After seven months of intense planning and approvals, Tyler Guthrie, 14, managed to bring two communities together for one amazing cause. Tyler is an accomplished Boy Scout and used his Eagle Scout project to help protect the sea turtles from the Gulf ...

A turtle duo makes waves in new treatment - The Independent Florida Alligator

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 04:13

The Independent Florida Alligator

A turtle duo makes waves in new treatment
The Independent Florida Alligator
When Daley and Percy, two green sea turtles, were brought into the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, they had multiple external tumors ranging from the size of a pencil eraser to a baseball around their fins and necks. The turtles arrived at the ...

A realistic robot fish could help scientists spy on secretive sea life - The Verge

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 18:08

The Verge

A realistic robot fish could help scientists spy on secretive sea life
The Verge
This sort of robot design — mimicking the shape and movements of real animals — is known as biomimetics. It's an approach that's created colonoscopy robots that wriggle like worms, cockroach bots that could scurry alongside search-and-rescue missions ...

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Serena Williams has questions about The Legend of Korra - EW.com

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:31

EW.com

Serena Williams has questions about The Legend of Korra
EW.com
Williams, who voiced small roles in both Avatar and Korra, was left with questions about the show's complex mythology — namely, how a flashback episode of The Legend of Korra matched up with the background established in Avatar: The Last Airbender ...

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