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Eight cold-stunned green sea turtles now being rehabbed at North Carolina Aquarium - State Port Pilot

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 19:47

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Eight cold-stunned green sea turtles now being rehabbed at North Carolina Aquarium
State Port Pilot
Eight injured green sea turtles arrived at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for care on New Year's Eve morning. The animals were found cold-stunned at Cape Hatteras during recent frigid temperatures. The injured sea turtles were transported ...
It's so cold, sea turtles are freezing in the waterThe Northwest Florida Daily News
Volunteers help to rescue stunned sea turtles from Indian River LagoonWESH Orlando
Teams rescuing cold-stunned turtles along South Texas coastCBS7 News (press release)

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Ninth Circuit Partially Reverses Agencies' Sea Turtle and Migratory Bird Conclusions Related to Swordfish Fishery ... - Lexology

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 17:59

Ninth Circuit Partially Reverses Agencies' Sea Turtle and Migratory Bird Conclusions Related to Swordfish Fishery ...
Lexology
A NMFS biological opinion was required because the increased fishing efforts via longline method may result in incidental take of the Northern Pacific loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) and leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), both ...

Cold-stunned sea turtles continue to be found in local waters - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 16:33

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Cold-stunned sea turtles continue to be found in local waters
KRIS Corpus Christi News
A total of 76 cold-stunned sea turtles were found yesterday in the coastal water of South Texas. According to Dr. Donna Shaver, the head of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery with the Padre Island National Seashore, most were found alive in the Upper ...

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Tiny treadmills help test sea turtle hatchlings stamina - Florida Trend

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:41

Tiny treadmills help test sea turtle hatchlings stamina
Florida Trend
Scientists believe that sea turtle hatchlings have an innate instinct that guides them toward the brightest low horizon and away from tall dark silhouettes, which orients them toward the ocean's surf. However, excess lighting from the nearshore ...

How IoT trackers can fight poachers - Network World

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:05

Network World

How IoT trackers can fight poachers
Network World
Poachers kill sea turtles for their shells and their eggs are considered a delicacy and aphrodisiac. Sad but true. The trade of sea turtle products is restricted, but that doesn't stop poachers. Tracking this illegal trafficking is difficult. The ...

Longline swordfishing permit endangers Hawaiian sea turtles, court ... - SeafoodSource (blog)

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:02

SeafoodSource (blog)

Longline swordfishing permit endangers Hawaiian sea turtles, court ...
SeafoodSource (blog)
A U.S. federal appeals court ruled last month that a decision to expand longline swordfishing in Hawaii went against laws designed to protect turtles.
Appeals court rejects rule expanding longline industryHonolulu Star-Advertiser
US appeals court says longline swordfish expansion put turtles ...Undercurrent News

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Appeals court rejects rule expanding longline industry - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:05

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Appeals court rejects rule expanding longline industry
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
A U.S. appeals court ruled last week that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to adequately protect the loggerhead turtle when it allowed an expansion of Hawaii's longline swordfishing industry. Loggerhead sea turtles swim at the Miami ...

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Dozens of NC sea turtles rescued from frigid waters - WCNC

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 03:21

WCNC

Dozens of NC sea turtles rescued from frigid waters
WCNC
"So when the turtles come in whether they're greens, or kemps... each one seems to have a different preference in food. So, what we'll do is offer them a variety of foods when they first come in. We find some of them will eat anything we offer them ...
New year brings new start for injured sea turtlesWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Darwin animal hospital working to save critically endangered sea turtle - PerthNow

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:40

PerthNow

Darwin animal hospital working to save critically endangered sea turtle
PerthNow
The Ark Animal Hospital in Palmerston is working hard to save a critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle, which was brought in with a suspected case of pneumonia from swallowing a plastic bag. Vet Sarah Vanderstelt said that the turtle, who some of ...

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Darwin animal hospital working to save critically endangered sea ... - NT News

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 23:32

NT News

Darwin animal hospital working to save critically endangered sea ...
NT News
The Ark Animal Hospital in Palmerston is working hard to save a critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle, which was brought in with a suspected case of pneumonia from swallowing a plastic bag. Vet Sarah Vanderstelt said that the turtle, who some of ...

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Beach Crawling Doesn't Tire Out Baby Sea Turtles - New York Times

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:05

New York Times

Beach Crawling Doesn't Tire Out Baby Sea Turtles
New York Times
When baby sea turtles hatch on a beach at night, their instinct is to head to the sea. The beach slopes down, which is one directional clue they follow. Another is light: The horizon over the sea is brighter than the horizon over land. But lights from ...

Baby sea turtles released in to the wild in Mexico - CBBC Newsround

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 13:56

Baby sea turtles released in to the wild in Mexico
CBBC Newsround
Families came together on the beach in Concepcion Bamba to watch as the hatchlings made their way into the sea. Olive ridley turtles on the Pacific Coast of Mexico are endangered, elsewhere in the world they're listed as "vulnerable". That's because ...

Sea turtles get the star treatment, then cheers from Juno Beach fans - MyPalmBeachPost

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 11:00

MyPalmBeachPost

Sea turtles get the star treatment, then cheers from Juno Beach fans
MyPalmBeachPost
Hospital staff administered fluids, antibiotics and iron. The turtle was put into a temporary freshwater tank to remove the barnacles that covered its body. Brieanna was treated for anemia and overall poor health also because of starvation. Hospital ...

2017 – A Year in Review - Port isabel south padre

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 23:12

Port isabel south padre

2017 – A Year in Review
Port isabel south padre
Sea turtles topped the news several times over the last year. Indeed, in the very first issue of 2017 ran a story about the unexpected deaths of approximately a dozen sea turtles. Staff at Sea Turtle Inc. (STI) collected the turtles for examination ...

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Free information session to help cold-stunned sea turtles - Valley ... - Valley morning Star

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 20:21

Valley morning Star

Free information session to help cold-stunned sea turtles - Valley ...
Valley morning Star
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The colder weather is bringing complications for the sea turtle population in the Laguna Madre.
2017 – A Year in Review – Port Isabel-South Padre PressPort isabel south padre

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Free information session to help cold-stunned sea turtles ... - Brownsville Herald

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 20:17

Brownsville Herald

Free information session to help cold-stunned sea turtles ...
Brownsville Herald
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The colder weather is bringing complications for the sea turtle population in the Laguna Madre.
2017 – A Year in Review – Port Isabel-South Padre PressPort isabel south padre

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Two decades of sea turtle data in Seychelles helps researchers ... - Seychelles News Agency

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 14:44

Seychelles News Agency

Two decades of sea turtle data in Seychelles helps researchers ...
Seychelles News Agency
Data analysis of 20 years of turtle monitoring on Aldabra is helping Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) officials observe the movement patterns of these sea creatures and be in a better position to understand threats they may face at different stages ...

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Sea turtle conservation project to launch - VietNamNet Bridge

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 04:36

Sea turtle conservation project to launch
VietNamNet Bridge
IUCN's Marine and Coastal resource programme co-ordinator Bui Thi Thu Hien told Viet Nam News that the communication campaign aims to raise awareness among islanders and tourists of the need to create clean and safe marine areas for sea turtles ...

Rehabbed loggerhead sea turtles return to the wild - wptv.com - WPTV.com

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 00:53

WPTV.com

Rehabbed loggerhead sea turtles return to the wild - wptv.com
WPTV.com
JUNO BEACH, Fla. - Two Loggerhead sea turtles -- once on the brink of death -- have been released back into the wild, bringing what has been a difficult 2017 full circle. It was a big day on Thursday at Loggerhead Marinelife Center for turtles Brother ...
Rehabilitated sea turtles released on Juno Beach - WPBF.comWPBF West Palm Beach

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Court: Feds Unlawfully Allowed Hawaii Fishery to Kill Protected Sea ... - Common Dreams

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 20:56

Maui Now

Court: Feds Unlawfully Allowed Hawaii Fishery to Kill Protected Sea ...
Common Dreams
The National Marine Fisheries Service failed to properly analyze the Hawaii-based swordfish longline fishery's impacts on the endangered loggerhead sea turtles it kills and injures before permitting an expansion of that fishery in 2012, a federal court ...
Appeals Court Rules in Case Involving “Take” of Protected Sea Turtles, BirdsMaui Now
US appeals court: Feds erred in Hawaii fishery expansion | The ...Seattle Times
US appeals court: Feds erred in Hawaii fishery expansionBeaumont Enterprise

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