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Brake for Turtles! SHOCKING: Turtles Hit On Road Still Alive -HOW TO HELP
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Julie
- 322 days ago - peta2.com
If you spot a turtle who is injured and/or has been hit by a car, please don't assume he or she is dead!
Lawsuit Filed to Keep Sea Turtles From Going Extinct
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Cher
- 681 days ago - greenerideal.com
A lawsuit brought by two environmental groups is challenging a recent National Marine Fisheries Service (NMDS) decision to allow the Hawaiian swordfish industry to nearly double the amount of endangered sea turtles it can kill each season.
California's Drift Gillnet Industry Likely to Kill More Sea Turtles Despite State Marine Reptile Designation
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Cher
- 704 days ago - greenerideal.com
Just as conservationists celebrate California's first Pacific Leatherback Turtle Conservation Day after Gov. Brown designated the marine reptile as a state symbol , the state's drift gillnet fishing industry is gearing up for a proposed expansion set to
The Great Canadian Turtle Race!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turtles, wildlife )

Cher
- 736 days ago - cwf-fcf.org
Join the Canadian Wildlife Federation and the Canadian Sea Turtle Network for the Great Canadian Turtle Race. With the help of satellite technology, we'll follow the day-to-day journey of leatherbacks tagged off the coast of Nova Scotia.
Turtles 'Face Extinction' Without Marine Protection
Offbeat  (tags: protection, extinction, turtles, under threat, conservation )

Beatrice
- 944 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Critically endangered sea creatures like Pacific turtles face extinction unless conservation zones are shifted to follow their migration paths, experts have warned. Current marine protection areas designed to preserve under-threat species generally cover
Turtles Nesting in the South Pacific PHOTOS
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Lindsey
- 967 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Check out this beautiful black and white photography of loggerhead turtles nesting in the South Pacific.
Turtles Give Each Other An Underwater High Five VIDEO
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Lindsey
- 992 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
And if this YouTube video is anything to go by, the shelled ones apparently do it with a 'high five' style flipper slap. In the 35 second clip, which is sure to go viral, two turtles can be seen gracefully swimming towards each before both extending a..
Clover, Mother Turtle Injured By a Shark, Gets Help Laying Eggs
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Sinikka
- 1196 days ago - us.cnn.com
Clover, an endangered leatherback turtle, is missing her rear flippers. Wildlife researchers have been covertly helping Clover dig her 3-foot-deep nest. With their help, she has laid eggs in seven nests. "Everybody's got a little soft spot for her."
Study Reveals Enormous Levels of Illegal Turtle Harvesting in Madagascar
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, turtles, illegal )

Cher
- 1409 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Up to 16,000 rare turtles are illegally caught each year in just one region in south-west Madagascar, conservationists have found
Rescued Turtles Returned to Gulf Waters
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, turtles, oil spill )

Cher
- 1429 days ago - latimes.com
The release is a milestone in helping wildlife recover from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Animals Most Affected By Michigan Oil Spill? Turtles
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, turtles, oil spill )

Cher
- 1445 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
It's easy to figure out which species is the dominant one at a wildlife rehabilitation center set up in the aftermath of the summer oil spill in southern Michigan
Wildlife Centre Fights to Save Life of Rescued Turtle
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Cher
- 1451 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Biopsy results revealed the endangered, green turtle is suffering from fungal pneumonia. NZ Wildlife Health Centre veterinarian Kerri Morgan said the turtle was receiving daily medication, but the survival rate of turtles in Australia wildlife centres
Protect Turtles and Dugongs From Cruelty in QLD! TAKE ACTION!!
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, environment, turtles, suffering, video, protection, habitat, oceans )

Borg
- 1507 days ago - unleashed.org.au
Species of endangered turtles and vulnerable dugongs in far north Queensland have more than dwindling population numbers threatening their survival -- they are also often the victims of a barbaric traditional hunt.
First Batch of Sea Turtle Hatchlings Rescued From Beaches Near Gulf Oil Spill Are Released
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turtles, hatchlings, released, wildlife )

Cher
- 1528 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean.
Louisiana Oil Spill: Turtle Hatchling Rescue Mission
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, oil spill, turtles, rescue mission )

Cher
- 1536 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Sea turtle hatchlings face great challenges when they crawl to the water, swim offshore, and begin their lives in the ocean. There are many dangerous obstacles, both on the beach and in the water - some natural, some man-created - that make survival
 

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