Posts tagged with turtles

Please support Florida House Bill 611 Disposable Plastic Bags

Posted Wednesday February 11, 2015 by Reef Relief

Feb 9, 2015 — Today was a major step in progress towards reducing...

Feb 9, 2015 — Today was a major step in progress towards reducing plastic bags within our environment in Florida. State Representative David Richardson, Miami Beach has filed House Bill 611...

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Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage

Posted Tuesday November 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger ....

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger . Discover News Photo: NOAA The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest...

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Study: Turtle Migration Directly Influenced By Ocean Drift Experiences As Hatchlings

Posted Monday May 19, 2014 by Reef Relief

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – May 16, 2014 SOUTHAMPTON, England. — New...

by Underwatertimes.com News Service – May 16, 2014 SOUTHAMPTON, England. — New research has found that adult sea-turtle migrations and their selection of feeding sites are directly influenced by their...

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Hawaii Is First State to Ban Plastic Bags

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern...

By Tanya Lewis|   February 11, 2014. livescience.com Plastic bags are the modern environmental scourge — piling up in landfills, polluting the oceans and choking wildlife. Now, Hawaii has taken a...

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Sea turtle comeback in a corner of the Caribbean

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 by Reef Relief

  By DAVID McFADDEN | Associated Press – Sat, May 18, 2013 GRANDE RIVIERE,...

  By DAVID McFADDEN | Associated Press – Sat, May 18, 2013 GRANDE RIVIERE, Trinidad (AP) — Giant leatherback turtles, some weighing half as much as a small car, drag themselves out...

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Record Dolphin, Sea Turtle Deaths Since Gulf Spill

Posted Friday April 05, 2013 by Reef Relief

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery...

Apr 2, 2013 02:27 PM ET // by Jennifer Viegas . Discovery News The Deepwater Horizon oil spill happened in the Gulf of Mexico nearly three years ago, but the...

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Turtle found that pooped plastic for a month

Posted Thursday March 28, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Bryan Nelson. Thu, Mar 24 2011 at 1:00 AM. mother nature...

By Bryan Nelson. Thu, Mar 24 2011 at 1:00 AM. mother nature network As the world's experts on plastic pollution gather this week in Honolulu for the Fifth International Marine...

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Strong 2012 Nesting Season For Florida Loggerheads; ‘Nesting Has Risen Over The Past Five Years’

Posted Monday October 22, 2012 by Reef Relief

Underwatertimes.com News Service – October 19, 2012 TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Loggerhead sea...

Underwatertimes.com News Service – October 19, 2012 TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Loggerhead sea turtle nesting was near a 24-year high along Florida beaches this year, according to data compiled by Florida...

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Scientists investigate reports of a massive coral deaths off Kauai

Posted Tuesday September 25, 2012 by Reef Relief

 By Catherine Cruz. http://www.kitv.com/ 9:54 AM HST Sep 22, 2012 HONOLULU —...

 By Catherine Cruz. http://www.kitv.com/ 9:54 AM HST Sep 22, 2012 HONOLULU — A mysterious coral die-off on Kauai’s north shore is prompting a team of scientists to take a closer...

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Turtles ‘face extinction’ without marine protection

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, in Vancouver 12:01AM GMT 18 Feb 2012. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/...

Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, in Vancouver 12:01AM GMT 18 Feb 2012. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Critically endangered sea creatures like Pacific turtles face extinction unless conservation zones are shifted to follow their migration...

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Baby turtles don’t just go with the flow

Posted Friday December 02, 2011 by Reef Relief

1 December 2011, by Peter Hurrell. http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk At just a few centimetres...

1 December 2011, by Peter Hurrell. http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk At just a few centimetres long, hatchling loggerhead turtles may seem powerless to resist being swept around the Atlantic Ocean by powerful currents....

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