Green Turtle

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First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Big Story: DOE combating turtle poaching incidents

Combating turtle poaching in our islands is Cayman 27′s Big Story for Friday 24 October. The Department of Environment told Cayman 27 it’s disturbed over recent evidence of people taking turtles illegally. A green turtle was dragged off the beach this ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Another Great Year For Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

One surefire hit on the annual exhibition calendar is Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum. We’ve been going for the last five years and have never been disappointed. The competition itself is 50 years old. On display for the ... [Published Londonist - Oct 24 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

New Brunswick photographer snaps final spot in prestigious contest

Nick Hawkins' photograph he called Dinner Party was one of 200 finalists out of 25,000 entries in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest, based in London, England. (Courtesy of Nick Hawkins)A photograph taken on a beach in Costa Rica landed a New ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Darwin Initiative Project Support...

Recently while on patrol, Department of Environment (DoE) Chief Conservation Officer Mark Orr discovered signs indicating that a nesting green turtle was taken illegally in West Bay. The adult female green turtle apparently was dragged off when she came ... [Published Radio Cayman - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Another good year for sea turtles nesting in Florida

Loggerhead turtle nest numbers remained high and leatherback turtle nesting reached a new record in the state during 2014, according to Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission research scientists.“Sea turtles face many important threats at sea and on ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ventura ventures forth, plastic-free

FINGAL farewelled a beautiful sea turtle on Friday morning after almost nine months in specialist care.Ventura the green turtle had ingested some plastic and was found by a dog walker at Dreamtime Beach in January.He was taken in by the Seabird Rescue ... [Published Daily News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lismore-raised rhino lantern goes to the zoo

ROCKY the Rhino - a lantern created by the Lightn-Up artists - is leaving Lismore today for his new home at Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo.Artists including Jyllie Jackson, Brett Haydon, Robyn Geddes, Anais Malot, Barbara James and Jason Placing ... [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Highlights: Blog entry › Green Sea Turtle Tumors Linked to Nitrogen Runoff in Hawaii, Study Says

by Brianna Elliott to fibropapillomatosis , green sea turtles , pollution , runoff , turtle tumorsA green sea turtle with tumors (Chelonia mydas). (Photo: Peter Bennett & Ursula Keuper-Bennett / Wikimedia Commons )Green sea turtles are an endangered ... [Published Oceana - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Injured turtle released into wild

A turtle that had to have its flipper amputated after getting tangled up in fishing line has been released back into the wild.The green turtle was found by Sarah Gosling during a Lionfish Tournament in July struggling to reach the surface for breath.Ms ... [Published Royal Gazette - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 4 reports

Good Year for Sea Turtle Nesting

State wildlife researchers said 2014 was a good year for sea turtle nesting in Florida.According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the number of loggerhead turtle nests remained high and the number of leatherback turtle nests reached ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ocean Watch: The graceful green turtle inspires name for sailboat

I'm on the road again, my road being the Pacific Ocean and my vehicle being my old friend Honu. Craig and I bought the 37-foot French ketch in 1984 on the East Coast with the plan to sail it home to Hawaii. The first thing we did to prepare for the voyage ... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

A dancing polar bear, California's Big Sur and a curious green turtle: Amazing images that capture the world's natural beauty

National Geographic have launched their 2014 annual Photo Contest , releasing a selection of entries from this year’s competition.Some of the spectacular entries so far include images of animals, insects, people and places, and clearly live up to the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 01 2014]

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"It is a little bit different from maybe what people would think of as a typical wildlife image" said Hawkins
Modest about his contributions to the school, Echiverri speaks quietly but with obvious pride in his students. "I step back most of the time and allow the students to do the teaching and learning" he said
This indicates that the illegal take of turtles poses a serious problem, because the overall population size is extremely low. "It's clear from our preliminary results that populations are even smaller than previously thought, and thus more vulnerable to threats such as illegal take" , Dr Blumenthal said
"That's the best part - when we're about to let them go" Mr Potter said

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Big Story: DOE combating turtle poaching incidents [Published CITN Cayman 27 - 10 hours ago]
New Brunswick photographer snaps final spot in ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 16 hours ago]
Another Great Year For Wildlife Photographer Of... [Published Londonist - Oct 24 2014]
Turtle poaching a threat to nesting population [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Oct 24 2014]
Around South County: Science teacher speaks sof... [Published Maryland Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
Darwin Initiative Project Support... [Published Radio Cayman - Oct 23 2014]
Wild green turtle poached from WB beach [Published Cayman News Service - Oct 22 2014]
Scuba diving in the UAE [Published Time Out Dubai - Oct 22 2014]
Major turtle study underway probes mystery of m... [Published WWF Australia - Oct 22 2014]
Another good year for sea turtles nesting in Fl... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 15 2014]
Ventura ventures forth, plastic-free [Published Daily News - Oct 14 2014]
Lismore-raised rhino lantern goes to the zoo [Published Byron Shire News - Oct 14 2014]
Turtle tumors linked to excessive nitrogen from... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 14 2014]
Highlights: Blog entry › Green Sea Turtle Tumor... [Published Oceana - Oct 14 2014]
Climate change threatens WA's iconic Shark Bay [Published WA Today - Oct 10 2014]
Injured turtle released into wild [Published Royal Gazette - Oct 10 2014]
Locals take lead in Sudi Island conservation [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 09 2014]
Brevard racers in Tour De Turtles lag behind pace [Published Florida Today - Oct 09 2014]
Good Year for Sea Turtle Nesting [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Oct 09 2014]
2014: A good year to be a pregnant sea turtle [Published The Palm Beach Post - Oct 08 2014]
Results of the 2014 nesting season mark another... [Published St Augustine Herald - Oct 08 2014]
Another good year for sea turtles nesting in Fl... [Published Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission - Oct 08 2014]
Sea turtles in Hawaii getting tumors and we are... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
Climate change threatens Western Australia's ic... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 08 2014]
Sea Turtle Inc. volunteer works to save turtles [Published Valley Morning Star - Oct 08 2014]
MisOr villagers call for renewed support on tur... [Published Minda News - Oct 07 2014]
Hunting for Sunset in Serangan Island [Published Tempo.co - Oct 07 2014]
Ocean Watch: The graceful green turtle inspires... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Oct 06 2014]
Villagers calls for renewed support on turtle n... [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 03 2014]
TURTLE POWER: Jean Pettit [Published Valley Morning Star - Oct 03 2014]
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Australia To Scrap Plan For Dumping Near Great ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 02 2014]
Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effort to create the world’s biggest coal port, the Australian Financial Review reported on 2nd September. The fragile reef, which stretches ...
Time to Call for the Full Expansion of the Nati... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 04 2014]
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City In the heat of the summer, millions of Americans are heading to the ocean for cool relief. Playing in the waves, collecting seashells, and spotting dolphins will become the stuff of countless family ...
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, ...
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