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No Longer 'Deaf as a Stump': Researchers Find Turtles Chirp, Click, Meow, Cluck
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, investigation, turtles, sounds, science, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Two new studies published recently in Chelonian Conservation and Biology and Herpetologica find that two turtle species vocalize when they reproduce and during some social interactions, and that their vocalizations are many and varied.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Turtle Poaching - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife trade, turtles, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
The turtle population in Ontario, Canada is quickly shrinking. The reptiles are being sold quickly on the international pet market.
Ontario Turtles Under Attack By Poachers and Illegal Wildlife Trade
Offbeat  (tags: Ontario, turtles, endangered, poachers, turtle soup, sad news )

Marie
- 16 days ago - m.thestar.com
Turtle populations, including endangered species, are facing greater risk from those who covet the animals as aquarium novelties or dinner delicacies.
GOOD NEWS! Hundreds Of Miles Of Coast Now Protected For Turtles
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, turtles, sea turtles, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
Over 685 miles of nesting beach and more than 300,000 square miles of ocean were officially protected on Wednesday, in the largest critical habitat designation in U.S. history. The habitat is being set aside for the endangered loggerhead turtle to rebu
SAVE the Sea Turtles of Sangalaki ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, protection )

Angela
- 25 days ago - change.org
A successful protection project for sea turtles on the island of Sangalaki was terminated by the local government without any explanation. Now will nests are being illegally plundered. Please help with your signature to restore this protection programme.
Fight for Aquatic Animals During Drought - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Fight, aquatic life, drought, turtles, fish )

Marie
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Turtles, fish, and other wildlife are being left to suffocate and eventually die under California's heavy drought conditions. The Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) is not only ignoring these animals.
First Evidence of An Important Marine Migration Corridor Between Costa Rica and Ecuador
Animals  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, marine life, turtles, animalwelfare, animals, goodnews, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 31 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Proving the value of preserving two protected marine areas for the sea creatures that migrate between them.
Hawaii Pressured Over Whale and Turtle Protection
Offbeat  (tags: Humpback whales, turtles, protection, Hawaii, USA )

Marie
- 55 days ago - radionz.co.nz
A lawmaker in Hawaii has called on the US Government to remove humpback whales and green sea turtles from the list of endangered species in Hawaii.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Turtles From Being Murdered on the Roads
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, turtles, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, environment )

Cal
- 57 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Help insure that people who run turtles over are publicly identified and that local governments institute measures to do what they can do help secure local turtle populations.
Proud Peacocks, Wee Turtles and 13 More of the Weeks Best Animal Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: sloth, turtles, peacocks, pictures, cute, weeks )

Marie
- 63 days ago - today.com
A sloth peeks out from behind a door on a floating house in the 'Lago do Janauari' near Manaus, Brazil, on May 20.
May 23 Is World Turtle Day--Let's Celebrate!
Animals  (tags: World Turtle Day, turtles, awareness, activism, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 67 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
World Turtle Day: Time To Celebrate, Raise Awareness About Shelled Reptiles--According to ATR, turtles and tortoises are threatened by the exotic food trade, habitat destruction, global warming and the pet trade.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect 3,400 Turtle Eggs From Predation Before Hatching
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, turtles, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 69 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
La Tortuga Viva is a turtle sanctuary in Mexico that monitors vulnerable turtle eggs and ensures they hatch safely. Since 2010, La Tortuga Viva has released over 300,000 baby turtles, helping to recover this critically endangered population
500 Tortoises Saved From Pet Trade in Madagascar
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, turtles, protection, wildlife, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 76 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
More than 500 tortoises have been confiscated at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, Madagascar prior to being loaded on a Kenya Aiways flight to Nairobi
ACTION ALERT: Shut Down the Dungng and Turtle Hunts in Australia!
Animals  (tags: australia, dugongs, oceans, turtles, butchered, slaughtered, cruelty )

Simone
- 81 days ago - fightittogether.com
Endangered and protected dugongs and sea turtles are currently being cruelly slaughtered in Australia to supply an illegal meat trade while the Australian government is protecting the perpetrators. (yes, still in 2014)
19 Weird and Wonderful Turtle and Tortoise Species
Offbeat  (tags: Turtles, tortoise, amazing, pictures )

Marie
- 88 days ago - mnn.com
These shelled reptiles take us by surprise with their wacky looks and surprisingly feisty behaviours.
 

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