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Sea Turtles

Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

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Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

Source: One Species at a Time/Ari Daniel - December 13, 2017

Cyprus is split in half, with a Turkish sector in the north and a Greek sector in the south. The unofficial division makes scientific collaboration more…

Scientists Find Alarming Rates of Sea Turtle Mortality From Marine Debris

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Scientists Find Alarming Rates of Sea Turtle Mortality From Marine Debris

Source: Phys.org/University of Exeter - December 13, 2017

Hundreds of marine turtles die every year after becoming entangled in rubbish in the oceans and on beaches, including plastic 'six pack' holders and disgarded more…

Clues to the ‘Lost Years’ of South Atlantic Sea Turtles Uncovered Using Satellite Tracking

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Clues to the ‘Lost Years’ of South Atlantic Sea Turtles Uncovered Using Satellite Tracking

Source: Science Daily/University of Central Florida - December 8, 2017

A University of Central Florida biologist whose groundbreaking work tracking the movements of sea turtle yearlings in the North Atlantic Ocean attracted international attention has more…

Cooperation is Key to Saving Sea Turtles in the Coral Triangle

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Cooperation is Key to Saving Sea Turtles in the Coral Triangle

Source: The Guardian/Johnny Langenheim - November 29, 2017

Conservationists recently took a major step forward in their efforts to protect green turtles in the Coral Triangle with the establishment of a ‘turtle corridor’ more…

Why Barbados is the Coolest Place to Dive Right Now

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Why Barbados is the Coolest Place to Dive Right Now

Source: Forbes/Breanna Wilson - August 4, 2017

Whether you’re new to diving, or you’ve experienced the waters just about everywhere around the world, there’s no denying that what Barbados offers is unique. more…

Trump Administration Cancels Proposed By-catch Limits on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

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Trump Administration Cancels Proposed By-catch Limits on Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles

Source: Los Angeles Times/Dan Weikel - June 15, 2017

The Trump administration announced Monday that it has canceled proposed limits on the number of endangered whales, dolphins and sea turtles that can be killed more…

Gabon Announces Creation of Africa’s Largest Network of Marine Protected Areas

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Gabon Announces Creation of Africa’s Largest Network of Marine Protected Areas

Source: National Geographic/Laura Parker - June 7, 2017

The central African nation of Gabon announced Monday the creation of Africa’s largest network of marine protected areas, home to a diverse array of threatened more…

Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Released in Boca Raton

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Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Released in Boca Raton

Source: Sun Sentinel/Emily Miller - May 19, 2016

When the loggerhead sea turtles arrived at a Boca Raton rehabilitation facility last December, the specialists weren't sure if the two would pull through.

"Those first few more…

While Waiting to Clear Red Tape, FPL Is Killing Endangered Sea Turtles

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While Waiting to Clear Red Tape, FPL Is Killing Endangered Sea Turtles

Source: TCPalm/Lucas Daprile - May 12, 2016

St. Lucie nuclear power plant operations have sucked more than 4,100 protected sea turtles from the ocean — more than one a day, on average more…

The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

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The Dark Side of Ecotourism: Even Sea Turtles Need Alone Time

Source: Hakai Magazine/Elizabeth Preston - January 29, 2016

Wildlife is a big draw for ocean-going tourists, from whale watching to trips in search of sharks, rays, dolphins, and penguins. On the Greek island more…