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L.A. UnleashedGULFPORT, Miss. — Federal authorities are investigating whether fishermen eager to maximize their catch ahead of the massive oil slick threatening the Gulf Coast have been killing endangered sea turtles, an official said Wednesday. Wildlife officials...
Beach Beat» Orlando Sentinel – Beach Beat‘Tis the season when Florida beaches host mother sea turtles, which come ashore to lay their eggs and bury them in the dunes. The official nesting season started May 1 and runs through Oct. 31. Volusia County beaches are still awaiting the first...
L.A. UnleashedACAPULCO, Mexico — Authorities on Mexico's western Pacific coast say they have detained two suspects who were allegedly transporting 5,830 sea-turtle eggs recently extracted from local beaches. The office of the attorney general for environmental...
L.A. UnleashedNEW ORLEANS — Officials say the first sea turtle to be rescued from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is being cared for in New Orleans. Audubon Aquarium spokeswoman Meghan Calhoun said the endangered Kemp's Ridley turtle was found by......
L.A. UnleashedMILLBROOK, N.Y. -- The federal government is giving private landowners money to protect one of the world's smallest and rarest turtles, a species that is losing habitat throughout its range from Georgia to southern New England. The bog turtle, a......
GreenspaceOn the shores of southern Alabama, there was a disaster, and a miracle: The worst oil since the Deepwater Horizon blowout washed ashore late Saturday, even as a sea turtle swam through the mess and laid a new nest on......
Beach Beat» Orlando Sentinel – Beach BeatThis 3-foot, 270-pound loggerhead sea turtle (pictured at right as it is measured by SeaWorld aquarists Kate Grimaldi, left, and Lateesha Hektner) is now recovering at SeaWorld Orlando. The male reptile was spotted in the waters of San Carlos Bay n...
Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelFrom time to time, I have interviewed the folks at the Caribbean Conservation Corp. for news stories and blog posts about sea turtles. The organization has a 50-year history of work in sea turtle issues, tracing back to when it was founded by none other...
GreenspaceAppalled that turtles may be getting caught up in BP's burn-offs of surface oil in the gulf, two environmental groups have put the oil giant and U.S. Coast Guard on notice that they intend to file lawsuits. The Center for......
Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelThis weekend is the big kickoff for what is now an annual event by the Sea Turtle Conservancy – the Tour de Turtles. Now running in its third year and run by the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the Tour involves several sea turtles which are tracked via...
L.A. UnleashedBOSTON — The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades. The massive, nomadic sea turtles...
GreenspaceThe National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday issued a proposed decision to lend additional federal protection to loggerhead turtle populations in areas of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The species, named for the...
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