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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 - October 17, 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…

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…

Glowing Turtles: Biofluorescence Discovered in Hawksbill Sea Turtles

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Glowing Turtles: Biofluorescence Discovered in Hawksbill Sea Turtles

Source: National Geographic/Jane Lee - October 5, 2015

Yes, this sea turtle is glowing neon green and red. No, it's not radioactive.

The critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle is the first reptile scientists have seen more…

Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Returned to the Sea

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Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Returned to the Sea

Source: The Herald/Angela Nicholas - September 29, 2015

A trio of injured sea turtles rescued along the Grand Strand this summer are now healthy and again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean.

Barnacle Bob, more…

More Than 600 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released Into Ocean

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More Than 600 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released Into Ocean

Source: AP/Marisol Medina - July 29, 2015

It was a turtle emancipation.

Over 600 baby sea turtles got a second chance at life Monday when they were released into the ocean off more…