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Green Turtle Success Story
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, turtles, animalrights, animals, GoodNews, protection, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, goodnews )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - enn.com
More than 70 years after major turtle nesting beaches became protected on the remote UK overseas territory of Ascension Island researchers are now reporting a boom in population numbers.
No Longer 'Deaf as a Stump': Researchers Find Turtles Chirp, Click, Meow, Cluck
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, investigation, turtles, sounds, science, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 3 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
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
The turtle population in Ontario, Canada is quickly shrinking. The reptiles are being sold quickly on the international pet market.
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
- 19 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
- 26 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
- 28 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
- 32 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Proving the value of preserving two protected marine areas for the sea creatures that migrate between them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Turtles From Being Murdered on the Roads
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, turtles, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, environment )

Cal
- 59 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.
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
- 69 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
- 70 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
- 77 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
- 82 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)
Take Action Now! - Save Turtles and Salamanders From Extinction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: USFWS, turtles, salamanders, save, endangered )

Marie
- 91 days ago - forcechange.com
Recently, the Center for Biological Diversity, along with several renowned scientists and herpetologists, filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to determine whether five rare reptiles and amphibians warrant
Chelonians for Dinner: Hunting Threatens at-Risk Turtles and Tortoises in India
Animals  (tags: turtles, tourtoises, endangered, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 97 days ago - news.mongabay.com
It may be surprising to learn that next only to primates, chelonians--or turtles and tortoises--are the world's most imperiled vertebrate group
Fishermen and Conservationists Work Together to Save Turtles in Caribbean
Animals  (tags: goodnews, protection, turtles, animals, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 128 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Turtles face a safer future in the waters off the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in the Caribbean thanks to the authorities approving the Marine Conservation Society's recommendations.
 

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