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Sea Turtles Rescued Off Cape Cod Moved to Florida Keys
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, goodnews, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals )

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- 114 days ago - miamiherald.com
Fifteen critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles are warming up at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being rescued from cold waters off Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
ACTION Save Turtles From Dying in Shrimp Nets
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, GILLNETS, SEA TURTLES, DEATH, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 125 days ago - forcechange.com
Pass new rule that will save sea turtles from drowning in shrimp trawling nets. The National Marine Fisheries Service has proposed a new rule that will require all shrimp trawling nets to be equipped with escape hatches for trapped sea turtles. T
Take Action: Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles Need Protection
Animals  (tags: gillnets, killing sea mammals and other animals, sea turtles, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, death, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates )

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- 127 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Drift gillnets targeting swordfish still operate off the coast of California, indiscriminately catching all sorts of marine life--including sea turtles and marine mammals like whales, dolphins, and sea lions
Land Reclamation in Malaysia Puts Endangered Turtle at Risk
Animals  (tags: habitat loss, devleopment, sea turtles, environment, animals, animalwelfare, wildanimals, wildlife, protection )

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- 138 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
The island of Pulau Upeh is only a few kilometres north of the UNESCO-listed city. For generations it has been the stateâEUR(TM)s major nesting site for the critically-endangered hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), but reclamation is encroaching
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud New Ban on Sea Turtle Hunting
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, animals, animalwelfare, goodnews, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

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- 161 days ago - forcechange.com
Thank St. Vincent and the Grenadines for protecting endangered sea turtles.
Help Sea Turtles in the Gulf of Mexico
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, oceans, oil spill, pollution, endangered, wildlife, protection, habitat, humans, animalwelfare, conservation, environment, death, law, suffering )

Sara
- 227 days ago - online.nwf.org
All five species of sea turtles in the Gulf are either threatened or endangered. Scientists estimate that somewhere between 61,000 and 173,000 sea turtles, of all ages and species, were killed during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Save Hawksbill Turtles From Deadly Nets PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, sea turtles, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 278 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Hawksbill sea turtles inhabiting the eastern Pacific Ocean are one of the most endangered sea turtle populations on the planet. Less than 500 nesting females are estimated to remain, and the main cause of their population decline is unsafe fishing pr
SIGN PLEASE! Tell President Obama: Protect Sea Turtles From Shrimp Trawl Nets
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, bi-catch, TEDs, law, protection, animals, animalwelfare, killing )

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- 321 days ago - act.oceana.org
Sign our petition and tell President Obama to require TEDs in all shrimp trawl nets and save thousands of sea turtles each year >>
Iconic Sea Turtle Nesting Season Off to a Great Start
Animals  (tags: protection, goodnews, animals, animalwelfare, sea turtles, sea turtles nesting, animaladvocates, wildlife )

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- 345 days ago - csmonitor.com
Last year's nest totals in Georgia and the Carolinas were record-setting for loggerhead sea turtles. So far, this year's numbers are looking good as well.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Endangered Turtles and Drift Gillnets Don't Mix
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, endangered, animalcruelty, gillnets, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, protection, killing, cruelty, animaladvocates )

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- 356 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Western Pacific leatherbacks have declined more than 80 percent over the last three generations and drift gillnet fishing is one of the deadly obstacles that these magnificent creatures face. Stretching over a mile long, drift gillnets ensnare and drown
SIGN PLEASE! Tell President Obama: Protect Sea Turtles From Shrimp Trawl Nets
Animals  (tags: TEDs, marine turtles, sea turtles, killing, overfishing, protection, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

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- 403 days ago - act.oceana.org
Every year more than 50,000 sea turtles are killed by shrimp trawling nets in the Southeastern waters of the United States as non-targeted catch. Together, we can help protect these sea turtles.
Sea Turtles With Tumors Fill Florida Hospital
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, green sea turtles, fibropapillomatosis, tumors, herpes virus, the Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida, Florida Keys, US Fish and Wildlife Servic )

Judy
- 446 days ago - phys.org
As the population of green sea turtles rebounds in and around the Florida Keys, cases of fibropapillomatosis have exploded too.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Protect Sea Turtles From Shrimp Trawl Nets
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, TEDs, bicatch, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, slaughter, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, humans )

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- 476 days ago - act.oceana.org
Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) installed in shrimp trawl nets can save 97 percent of sea turtles caught, while also benefiting the U.S. shrimp fishery and protecting fish stocks for the future
Help Save the Lives From More Than 50,000 Sea Turtles ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, protection, rescued, ocean life, oceana )

Angela
- 512 days ago - change.org
The seven species of sea turtles living in our oceans, all are listed as endangered or threatened. By taking these actions, we can save thousands of sea turtles and fish each year & expand the role of the U.S. as a leader in fishery management.
 

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