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Scientists Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Loggerhead Turtle Disaster
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, longline fishing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2385 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scientists from Earthwatch, the international environmental charity, fear that the longline fishing season will have a devastating impact on endangered loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean Sea.
Loggerheads Need Your Help ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, loggerhead turtles, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1563 days ago - takeaction.oceana.org
While they have been able to survive many challenges, sea turtles are fighting for their very existence - because of human activity. Habitat destruction, capture in commerical fishing gear, poaching and pollution, including the Gulf of Mexico oil
Federal Officials Recommend Listing Loggerhead Sea Turtles as An Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, loggerhead turtles, endangered, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1746 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades.
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Deaths Prompt Lawsuit Threat
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, loggerhead turtles, deaths, lawsuit threat, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, suffering, sadness, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2157 days ago - ens-newswire.com
GAINESVILLE, Florida, January 23, 2009 (ENS) - A coalition of conservation groups has notified the National Marine Fisheries Service of its intent to file a lawsuit as early as March if the agency does not act immediately to protect imperiled sea turtles
Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List Loggerhead Turtle Species As Endangered
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, loggerhead turtles, environment, endangered, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1741 days ago - nationalparkstraveler.com
Loggerhead sea turtles, one of several turtle species that have come ashore to nest from Cape Hatteras National Seashore south to Gulf Islands National Seashore, are not doing well, population-wise. The species currently is being proposed for listed as
Endangered Listing Eyed for US Loggerhead Turtles
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, Endangered Species, protection )

Lone
- 1746 days ago - kentucky.com
BOSTON -- The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades
Restricting Fishing Time and Zones Will Save Many Mediterranean Loggerhead Turtles
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, loggerhead turtles, fishing, death, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1755 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Spanish scientists have studied how loggerhead turtle are caught in fishing gear, such as longline hooks, mass beachings and the effects of climate change on these rare turtles. In order to reduce captures of loggerheads without causing economic losses
17 Loggerhead Turtles Strand Since January
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, strandings, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, endangered, habitat, sadness, death, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2461 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Since January four loggerhead turtles have been found on beaches in the South West of England, and 13 more were recorded around the UK and Ireland. Cornwall Wildlife Trust is urging beach walkers to look out for marine turtles after another rare
Protect Endangered Turtles From Trap Nets - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Endangered, loggerhead turtles, nets, animal protection, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 75 days ago - forcechange.com
Every year, hundreds of endangered pacific loggerhead sea turtles off the coast of Southern California are killed by careless fisheries. The federal government failed to enforce a drift gillnet fishery closure in an area where loggerhead turtles.
S.D. Ecologists, Baja Fishermen Work 15 Years to Save Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2528 days ago - signonsandiego.com
Not every scientist is comfortable being an agent of social change. But it's no stretch for Hoyt Peckham and other researchers affiliated with Pro Peninsula, a San Diego-based conservation group. They see it as their duty to protect the endangered loggerh
Rare Turtle Is Rescued From Beach
Animals  (tags: loggerhead turtles, rescued, AnimalWelfare, endangered, animals, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2515 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An endangered turtle normally found in waters around the Canary Islands has been rescued on a Cornish beach. The 50cm-long (20ins) loggerhead turtle was spotted by a dog walker on Blackrock Beach near Bude.
Loggerhead Turtles Threatened
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, loggerhead turtles, threatened, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1932 days ago - redorbit.com
Loggerhead turtles are facing a heightened risk of extinction, due largely in part to commercial fishing, according to a new report.
Turtle in Safe Hands
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, sealife, loggerhead turtles, breeding, habitat, humans, endangered, extinction, AnimalWelfare )

Jacquelin
- 2531 days ago - thedaily.com.au
This endangered loggerhead turtle must have intuitively known her babies would be safe with the Sunshine Beach locals. She slowly made her way to the patrolled area at Sunshine Beach just after 7am yesterday to lay 110 eggs, while a delighted crowd gat
Loggerhead Turtles at Risk of Extinction, Report Finds
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, loggerhead turtles, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1934 days ago - mnn.com
Increased commercial fishing will cause broad population declines across the globe in the coming years.
Save the Turtle
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, loggerhead turtles, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2250 days ago - thedaily.com.au
Coast residents are being asked to do their bit to protect endangered marine life. Sunshine Coast Regional Council marine turtle breeding program coordinator Julie O'Connor said it was important people who noticed loggerhead turtle tracks or nests repo
 

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