Green Turtle

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First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Author inks plight of turtles

IN A bid to raise awareness about the plight of turtles in Fiji, particularly among young children, WWF South Pacific has launched a book for children based on turtles common in Fiji.The book, titled Sisi's Big Day Out, takes a look at the colourful, ... [Published Fiji Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Animal pictures of the week: A surfing turtle, an artistic anteater and a towering giraffe

From a mother and baby elephant, to an adorable hungry polar bear and a macaw creating a masterpiece, here are our animal highlights of the weekVIEW GALLERYHere are this week's most awe-inspiring, searingly dramatic and extremely silly animal pictures ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Record Migration for Green Sea Turtle

The average life span of a green sea turtle in the wild is over 80 years. Adults feed on seagrass.A green sea turtle has been tracked migrating 2,472 miles from the Chagos Islands of the central Indian Ocean to the coast of Somalia, in East Africa.It’s ... [Published Earthweek - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Coexistence of the Nesting Green Sea Turtle and Touristic Activity in Tyre

23 July 2014 | ArticleThe southern sites of the Lebanese coast (Tyre Coast Nature Reserve, Abbassieh and Al Manssouri) are important nationally and regionally for the endangered green and loggerhead turtles.“The Green Queen showed up!” says Nabigha, who ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

5 People urged to keep eye out for turtle

Dan Godoy with Nebs, the juvenile green turtle that has gone off the grid since the storm. Photo/SuppliedNorthlanders are being urged to keep an eye on the coastline for a juvenile green turtle called Nebs. Massey University PhD student Dan Godoy has ... [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

NZ@Noon: Keep an eye out for Nebs

Nebs, the juvenile green turtle that has gone off the grid since the storm. Photo/SuppliedSome stories making headlines across our regions today are: Northlanders are keeping an eye out for Nebs the turtle, an anxious bichon poodle and an elderly fox ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

World’s longest green turtle migration recorded by satellite tracking

Researchers at Swansea University, working with colleagues in Australia and the Seychelles, have announced the longest recorded migration for the green sea turtle, an endangered species. One of eight turtles which were tracked by satellite was found to ... [Published Swansea University - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ocean News: Green Sea Turtle Makes Longest Migration Ever Recorded, Small Oil Spill Found off of Italy, and More

by Brianna Elliott to drones , green sea turtles , magnuson-stevens act , oil spill , southern oceanA green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas). (Photo: Oceana / Eduardo Sorensen)- In areas where overfishing is common and observers are few and far between, ... [Published Oceana - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Want to see an excavation? Ask Dizey

Hatchings are really picking up the pace now.There are multiples being reported in most zones every day. If you are interested in going on an excavation expedition, you can call Dizey at (941) 320-7972, or email her at, dizey@bocabeacon.com.This time ... [Published Boca Beacon - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Satellite tagged green turtles reveal shortcomings in marine protection areas

Green turtle coming up for air © R D and B S KirkbyUnique research by scientists from Deakin University in Victoria, Australia, has been using satellite tracking to monitor tagged green turtles in the Indian Ocean.The findings indicate that even the ... [Published Wildlife Extra - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Turtles are scarcer this year and St. Johns officials don't know why

Sea turtles, especially endangered green turtles, appear to be getting a very slow start nesting in St. Johns County this summer.By the end of June last year, 367 total turtle nests were identified in St. Johns County, and this year, just 195 nests have ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rescued green turtle released

KOTA KINABALU: A rescued female green turtle is having a second chance at life — thanks to the Sabah Wildlife Department, marine experts and a resort at Pulau Gaya.The female turtle that had been fondly called Ninja was released to the sea on Friday after ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jun 30 2014]

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Lead author, Dr Sam Weber, said: "The increase has been dramatic. Whereas in the 1970s and 80's you would have been lucky to find 30 turtles on the Island's main nesting beach on any night, in 2013 we had more than 400 females nesting in a single evening"
"This book has stemmed from personally, covering all the endangered species in Fiji. So, apart from raising awareness through scientific presentations and community workshops, something we have discovered is the importance of targeting children" Mr Tamata said in an interview yesterday
"Our first objective will be to prepare a cabinet paper for upgrading the Sunda pangolin to Schedule 1 of Totally Protected Species of the Wildlife Conservation Enactment" Goossens said
"I felt my heart begin to melt and my emotions overflowed... pure love, peace and joy" said Barbara

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Major turtle nesting beaches protected in 1 of ... [Published EurekAlert! - 30 mins ago]
Author inks plight of turtles [Published Fiji Times - 18 hours ago]
Animal pictures of the week: A surfing turtle, ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
Tour de Turtles loggerhead releases take place ... [Published Florida Today - Jul 25 2014]
Record Migration for Green Sea Turtle [Published Earthweek - Jul 25 2014]
Moshi Monsters take the plunge at Sea Life Centre [Published Loughborough Echo - Jul 24 2014]
Lush Cosmetics To Fund Sabah Project To Fight S... [Published Bernama - Jul 24 2014]
A Lasting Legacy of Honu [Published Maui Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
16 Endangered Species Who Need Our Help Immedia... [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
The Coexistence of the Nesting Green Sea Turtle... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 23 2014]
Space tracking reveals turtles' record-breaking... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
5 People urged to keep eye out for turtle [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 22 2014]
NZ@Noon: Keep an eye out for Nebs [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 22 2014]
World’s longest green turtle migration recorded... [Published Swansea University - Jul 21 2014]
Ocean News: Green Sea Turtle Makes Longest Migr... [Published Oceana - Jul 21 2014]
World is an oyster for record-breaking turtle [Published South Wales Evening Post - Jul 21 2014]
Keeper resorts to shin pads to protect himself ... [Published Loughborough Echo - Jul 21 2014]
Turtles of Karachi are protected, but what of t... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
British Embassy celebrates 25th anniversary of ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 19 2014]
Want to see an excavation? Ask Dizey [Published Boca Beacon - Jul 18 2014]
World’s longest turtle odyssey revealed [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 18 2014]
In Lieu of Birthday Gifts, 7-Year-Old Asks to H... [Published KSTP - Jul 17 2014]
Satellite tagged green turtles reveal shortcomi... [Published Wildlife Extra - Jul 17 2014]
Video: Migratory 'Superhighway' Possibly Discov... [Published Oceana - Jul 16 2014]
Tech-Savvy Onesie Aims to Help Parents Rest Easy [Published Recode - Jul 16 2014]
FUKUDA : Primary fibroblast cultures and karyot... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 14 2014]
Wanted: Turtle eggs [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 14 2014]
Custodians of nature [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 14 2014]
Turtles for tourism [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 14 2014]
Latin America Green News: Chile protests whalin... [Published NRDC Worldview - Jul 12 2014]
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Latin America Green News: Chile protests whalin... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 12 2014]
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C. Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. June 22rd – July 11th, 2014 Chile During meetings in ...
Australia Makes Strides In Cleaning Up Great Ba... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 18 2014]
The United Nations on 18th June said Australia was making progress to preserve the Great Barrier Reef, a key tourist attraction that environmentalists say faces threats from industrial and agricultural development. The World Heritage Committee of ...
Lamu on Kenya’s Swahili Coast will never be the... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - May 30 2014]
Lamu Old Town is an ancient, bustling city of palm trees and artisans and stories, where trades and traditions are passed down from generation to generation largely unchanged. Acting as a trading hub for centuries, the archipelago’s food, architecture, ...
Sea Turtles a Flash Point in South China Sea Di... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 09 2014]
May 7, 2014 1:32 p.m. ET Baby green turtles crawl to the sea after being hatched and released at a turtle sanctuary on Sukamade island in Indonesia in March. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images MANILA—How did turtles become a flash point in the territorial ...
Sea Turtles a Flash Point in South China Sea Di... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - May 09 2014]
May 7, 2014 1:32 p.m. ET Baby green turtles crawl to the sea after being hatched and released at a turtle sanctuary on Sukamade island in Indonesia in March. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images MANILA—How did turtles become a flash point in the territorial ...
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