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Responsible Travel Raises Questions about Turtle Hatcheries - TravelPulse

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:02

TravelPulse

Responsible Travel Raises Questions about Turtle Hatcheries
TravelPulse
In other cases, the company worked with operators to modify trip itineraries. The bold move represents the first time a travel company has taken such a stand on sea turtle hatcheries. "The ethics and practices of turtle hatcheries are not widely ...

Baby turtles break free of nest on Australia's Heron Island - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 04:07

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Baby turtles break free of nest on Australia's Heron Island
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
QUEENSLAND, Australia (STORYFUL) - Hundreds of sea of turtles were seen erupting from a nest on the beach of Heron Island, a popular breeding ground for the animal located off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Dr. Gaston Boulanger filmed footage of ...

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Islamorada sends SOS for Sea Oats Beach - FL Keys News

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:41

FL Keys News

Islamorada sends SOS for Sea Oats Beach
FL Keys News
“The FKEC has always been concerned about the severe erosion that's occurred there.” Four hurricanes in the 2005 season already had increased erosion at Sea Oats Beach, popular with visitors and nesting sea turtles. “Then came Hurricane Irma,” she said ...

Turtle times for a Muskokan abroad - www.muskokaregion.com/

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 19:59

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Turtle times for a Muskokan abroad
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I kept firing questions at the volunteers and they told us this turtle was caught in a net in King's Bay by Fort Clinch State Park. The net was used to dredge up extra material and deposit it later down the beach so the channels does not get too ...

Students study sea creatures to create children's books - Ball State Daily News (press release)

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:11

Ball State Daily News (press release)

Students study sea creatures to create children's books
Ball State Daily News (press release)
While some students were surfing the waves over spring break, a class was studying animals that are found beyond the shore. Twelve students, along with associate art professor, Barbara Giorgio-Booher and associate biology professor, Tom McConnell ...

Turtle tourism: 5 questions you need to ask before visiting a hatchery ... - TV3.ie

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:03

TV3.ie

Turtle tourism: 5 questions you need to ask before visiting a hatchery ...
TV3.ie
Catch-up TV, Entertainment, News, Sport, Soaps and all your favourite Irish and International shows from TV3.

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After years of decline, sea turtle numbers rising - Valley Morning Star ... - Valley morning Star

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:33

Valley morning Star

After years of decline, sea turtle numbers rising - Valley Morning Star ...
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult.

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Shell of a Story - Valley Morning Star : Local News - Valley morning Star

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:33

Valley morning Star

Shell of a Story - Valley Morning Star : Local News
Valley morning Star
HARLINGEN — The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult.

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Turtle numbers starting to rise - Brownsville Herald

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 03:01

Brownsville Herald

Turtle numbers starting to rise
Brownsville Herald
The mysterious lives of sea turtles, creatures pulled by instinct and the ebb and flow of moon and tide across vast oceanic distances, make estimating their numbers notoriously difficult. But a recent global study of the planet's sea turtles by a team ...
Chennai: Turtles hatchlings sent off to sea with a smileDeccan Chronicle

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Let's help our turtles - Fiji Times

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 22:05

Let's help our turtles
Fiji Times
OUT of the seven species of turtles in the world, four species are common in Fiji's water, making its conservation efforts pivotal. According to the World Wildlife Fund Pacific, the four species of turtles found in Fiji are also on the International ...

Endangered Sea Turtles Released By Florida Aquarium - Osprey Observer

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:42

Osprey Observer

Endangered Sea Turtles Released By Florida Aquarium
Osprey Observer
The Florida Aquarium staff, including Roger Germann, the President and CEO, releases 10 Kemps ridley sea turtles after successful rehabilitative care at The Florida Aquarium. The Florida Aquarium staff released 10 endangered Kemps ridley sea turtles ...

County to prepare beaches for sea turtle nesting - Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:07

Santa Rosa Press Gazette

County to prepare beaches for sea turtle nesting
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
NAVARRE — Sand tilling will take place beginning March 19 on Navarre Beach. Tilling is required to lessen the impact of compacted sand on sea turtle nesting and hatching activities. Turtles prefer soft sand for digging nests and the 2018 nesting ...

Comment: How ethical are sea turtle hatcheries? - Travel Weekly UK

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:27

Travel Weekly UK

Comment: How ethical are sea turtle hatcheries?
Travel Weekly UK
A customer review sparked an investigation into hatcheries. Vicki Brown of Responsible Travel reports on the findings. “Did you feel your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?” is one of four questions ...

Rare sea turtle's journey back to health - Times LIVE

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:23

Times LIVE

Rare sea turtle's journey back to health
Times LIVE
It has been a remarkable journey in so many ways for Pemba‚ a rare sea turtle who is back home in the Indian Ocean once more after spending more than three years convalescing as a landlubber. Just before Christmas 2014‚ the severely injured Olive ...

Explore the world under the sea at the Virginia Aquarium - Fredericksburg.com

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 04:03

Fredericksburg.com

Explore the world under the sea at the Virginia Aquarium
Fredericksburg.com
Opened in 1986, the Virginia Aquarium sits just blocks from the Oceanfront, two sprawling buildings connected by a wooded nature path through a protected salt marsh. You can walk between the two--it's about one-third of a mile--or you can drive from ...

Response to “Save the turtles” - thepress.net

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:41

thepress.net

Response to “Save the turtles
thepress.net
Editor: In the March 1 issue, an Adams Middle School student named Haley Le submitted a letter implying that we are all part of the problem when it comes to polluting the seas, which she claims is leading to the death of sea turtles. Honestly, I can't ...

What happened to all the male sea turtle hatchlings? | Thumb down - TCPalm

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:17

TCPalm

What happened to all the male sea turtle hatchlings? | Thumb down
TCPalm
A changing climate doesn't merely mean higher sea levels. It means drastic changes for creatures who swim in those seas — such as sea turtles. Scientists say for more than a dozen years, the vast majority of sea turtles born on Florida beaches have ...

What happened to all the male sea turtle hatchlings? | Thumb down - TCPalm

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:17

TCPalm

What happened to all the male sea turtle hatchlings? | Thumb down
TCPalm
A changing climate doesn't merely mean higher sea levels. It means drastic changes for creatures who swim in those seas — such as sea turtles. Scientists say for more than a dozen years, the vast majority of sea turtles born on Florida beaches have ...

Escape for a weekend to a Mexican expedition cruise brimming with sea vistas and animal antics - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:01

Los Angeles Times

Escape for a weekend to a Mexican expedition cruise brimming with sea vistas and animal antics
Los Angeles Times
Our journey took us to uninhabited islands, including starkly beautiful Isla Espíritu Santo, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The island, which some consider the most beautiful in the Gulf of California, has dozens of bays whose white sand beaches and ...

Watch: Kelly Tarlton's release turtles back into ocean after being found sick and injured two years ago - TVNZ

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 03:04

Watch: Kelly Tarlton's release turtles back into ocean after being found sick and injured two years ago
TVNZ
Watch: Kelly Tarlton's release turtles back into ocean after being found sick and injured two years ago. now. share. Source: 1 NEWS. Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Auckland has bid farewell to two much loved Green Sea Turtles as they were released back to ...