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GOOD NEWS! Endangered Green Sea Turtles Make a Comeback in Florida


Animals  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, endangered, sea turtles, animalwelfare, animals )

Cal
- 388 days ago - dailynightly.nbcnews.com
Back in 1979, only 62 green turtle nests remained in Florida. Due to extensive conservation and protection efforts, they have made a dramatic. Officials estimate that the state now has 35,000 green turtle nests.



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Azaima A. (225)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 3:47 am
wonderful
 

Alice C. (1797)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:12 am
Thanks for the good news Cal ~ I needed some : )
 

Christeen Anderson (554)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:32 am
Yippee. Happy dance time. Thank you.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:16 am
Great news, glad to hear it! Ty Cal.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 8:05 am
This is wonderful news! I hope people leave them be to thrive. Thx Cal
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:19 am
Noted
 

M Away M. (463)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:38 am
Yikes don't put this in a lot of papers. Man will come thinking he can get something!
 

Ben Oscarsito (357)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:09 am
Good news is what we need - Keep'em coming!
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:52 am
Apricot
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:55 am
noted, thanks
 

Amy L. (93)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:07 am
Those babies are soooo cute! I'm happy they are going to reach a stable population number. Its good new for now.
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:39 am
Finally some good news, thank you Cal! :)
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:51 pm
Yayyy, I love sea turtles!

Thanks Cal!
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:07 pm
Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:09 pm
Good news indeed, but they never should have been extinct to begin with.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:16 pm
Good news
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:25 pm
Good news!
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:49 pm
Great news. Thank you, Cal. But they have to be protected. Absolutely.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 3:53 pm
Aside from the obvious dangers, yes, this is good news.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:04 pm
Good news.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:46 pm
Thanks for posting this, Cal. It's so wonderful to see them coming back. They are such beautiful creatures. Keep those light off Floridians.
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:50 pm
Happy news! Let's keep it this way! :)
 

Sheri Schongold (7)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 4:52 pm
Thank you for some great news in the animal world.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 5:40 pm
Imagine that? Don't tell anyone, ok?
 

Dandelion G. (384)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:00 pm
Living in Florida, that is good news to read. Friends of mine use to go out as volunteers to protect the nests. So many helping hands but look at the wonderful results.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:53 pm
yay!
 

Barb Knight (1684)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 8:39 pm
VUNDEBAH!!!!!!! WONDERFUL!!!!! WOO-HOO!!!!!! THANK GOD!!!!! Doin' the HAPPY DANCE!!!!!! Thnx Cal....
 

Jeanne Rogers (856)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:50 pm
Great news!!!
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (174)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:58 pm
SHARED ON FB.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:19 am
Thanks, that is good news.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:24 am
This week must be some sort of record I have read three articles of good news regarding animals.The recovery of these turtles is miraculous to have sunk to the depths of only 65 left is amazing.
 

. (0)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:32 am
𝖆𝖜𝖊𝖘𝖔𝖒𝖊 . 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖆𝖑!
 

Roger M. (0)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 2:31 am
Welcome news. Thank you.
 

Alexandra G. (250)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 2:55 am
That is great news, thank you very much :::)))
 

Tanya W. (55)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:14 am
Noted. I am so glad.
 

(8)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:42 am
Merci de partager cette très bonne nouvelle !
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 4:17 am
Noted
 

karin c. (131)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 5:20 am
Great to hear such good news !
 

Sandi C. (217)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 6:29 am
good to hear!
 

Ilona a. (51)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:55 am
good
 

Tom Tree (241)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 8:24 am
Awesome News!
Thanks for sharing this !
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 9:20 am
Wonderful news!!
 

Winn Adams (205)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 10:38 am
Yippeeeeeee! Good news!
 

Kay M. (348)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 11:32 am
thanks for the good news.
 

Howard Crosse (17)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 12:12 pm
Good to hear a success story.
 

aj E. (165)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:35 pm
wonderful.
 

Jennifer B. (85)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 11:30 pm
Noted
 

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Friday December 6, 2013, 12:13 am
great
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 6, 2013, 12:55 am
Excellent news. Lets celebrate this small victory!
 

Alan Lambert (97)
Friday December 6, 2013, 1:09 am
Great news, sometimes these things work out...
 

Dmitry Nikiforov (236)
Friday December 6, 2013, 7:55 am
Thank you Cal!
 
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