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California Celebrates Its Inaugural Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day With Sobering Reality
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, sea turtles, goodnews )

Cal
- 320 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Last year, the leatherback turtle became California's official marine reptile and October 15th was designated Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtle Habitat
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, endangered, animals, animal welfareprotection )

Cal
- 360 days ago - act.oceana.org
Proposed protections don't go far enough--Loggerhead sea turtles face serious threats from fishing gear, plastic pollution and beach erosion
TAKE ACTION NOW! Praise Police Officer for Saving Baby Sea Turtles
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, turtles, sea turtles, wildanimals, endangered, animaladvocates, whales, wildlife, protection, goodnews )

Cal
- 369 days ago - forcechange.com
Commend police officer for rescuing 100 baby sea turtles while on patrol
GOOD NEWS! Florida Cop Saves Sea Turtle Hatchlings
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, turtles, sea turtles, wildanimals, endangered, animaladvocates, whales, wildlife, protection, goodnews )

Cal
- 388 days ago - mnn.com
The police officer collected the tiny turtles in a hotel parking lot and released them into the Gulf of Mexico.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mexico: Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto: End the Killing of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in Baja Gillnets
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, bicatch, endangered, animals, animal welfare )

Cal
- 396 days ago - change.org
The bycatch rate of loggerheads in Mexican gillnets is one of the highest in the world -- and it is jeopardizing their continued survival.Despite decades of cooperative conservation efforts by sea turtle and fisheries teams, the gillnet fleets continue unc
Beach-Hopping Turtle Moms Threatened
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, females, animalwelfare, endangered, conservation, habitat, humans, protection, sadness, wildanimals, killed )

Giana
- 403 days ago - news.discovery.com
A single sea turtle mother may lay eggs on multiple beaches from Florida to Alabama in a single breeding season. The mobility of the mothers put them at risk from shrimp boats and fossil fuel drilling operations.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Green Sea Turtle
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, bicatch, endangered, animals, animal welfare )

Cal
- 406 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The green sea turtle is listed as endangered by the IUCN and CITES and is protected from exploitation in most countries. It is illegal to collect, harm or kill them.s. In some countries, turtles and their eggs are hunted for food. Pollution indirectly har
Sea Turtles Disoriented on Florida Island
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, disoriented, Maria Island, Florida, wildlife, protection, humans )

Giana
- 410 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
At least six female sea turtles have become disoriented this summer on Anna Maria Island in Florida, unable to find their way back to the water after coming to shore to nest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Conservation Group for Guiding Sea Turtle Hatchlings Back to Ocean
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, endangered, animals, animal welfareprotection )

Cal
- 413 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud the protection of hatchling loggerhead sea turtles, whose migration was complicated by bright airport lights
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Arakan Forest Turtle
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, turtles, sea turtles, wildanimals, endangered, animaladvocates, whales, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 420 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Arakan forest turtle (Heosemys depressa) is an extremely rare turtle species which lives only in the Arakan hills of western Myanmar.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Pledge to Save a Turtle Hatchling
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, turtles, sea turtles, wildanimals, endangered, animaladvocates, whales )

Cal
- 426 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
You can now save one turle hatchling for 2,000 Care2 credits.Six of the seven species of sea turtles worldwide are endangered or threatened
Protect Sea Turtles From Mexican Drug Gangs
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, slaughter, sea turtles )

NicoleAWA
- 426 days ago - forcechange.com
If Mexico is going to protect its sea turtles, it needs to start devoting more people and more equipment to the causes. Please sign.
Badger Cull a PR Disaster for UK Countryside, Warn 'Dissident' Farmers
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, turtles, sea turtles, wildanimals, endangered, BADGER CULL, UK, badger cull, animaladvocates, whales )

Cal
- 439 days ago - theecologist.org
A growing number of farmers are now questioning the nature of the cull and its effectiveness. And some are blaming poor biosecurity and intensive farming for the spread of TB in the UK cattle herd
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sea Turtles: Reduce Plastic Bag Use
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, endangered, animals, animal welfareprotection )

Cal
- 462 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The sea turtles mistake the plastic bags for jellyfish and eat them. The plastic bags cause blockages in the digestive system, and the sea turtles eventually starve to death.
Sea Turtle Comeback: Giant Leatherback Numbers Rebound In Parts Of Caribbean
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, endangered, animals, animal welfareprotection )

Cal
- 469 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Now, the turtles are the focus of a thriving tourist trade, with people so devoted to them that they shoo birds away when the turtles first start out as tiny hatchlings scurrying to sea.

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