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The Incredible Life of Silvia, Chelonia mydas
After years of monitoring, scientists managed to confirm that this green turtle successfully managed to migrate from Peru to Galapagos to nest on the beaches of Santa Cruz Island.
Silvia. That was the name that the Peruvian scientists from the …
Yazidi refugees assist in turtle release from Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
The Dolphin Marine Conservation Park has shared details of the release of five green sea turtles after months of rehabilitation from Coffs Harbour’s Arrawarra Headland last weekend.
While the release of the turtles was an example …
George Heinrich of The Big Turtle Year to discuss findings at Trout Lake Nature Center, FL
The hunt ended Dec. 28, 2017, with the discovery of the Florida chicken turtle at Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve in Collier County.
“In the end, only two species were not found: …
In Assam, turtles are breeding again — in temple ponds
The caretaker of a 500-year-old temple in Assam is the man-on-the-ground at the state’s only turtle conservation project.
In 1994, the residents of Hajo, a small town in middle Assam, remember congregating around a rickety old wheelbarrow. …
Smuggler arrested in Papua with over 2,000 endangered turtles
A man has been arrested for trying to smuggle 2,000 endangered pig-nosed turtles, police said, marking the latest wildlife-trafficking arrest as the Southeast Asian nation battles the vast trade.
Authorities in Papua province said they seized 2,227 of …
Dr. Claire Lomas finds dream job at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu in Maldives saving sea turtles
Claire, who has been living and working in the Maldives for 18 months said that life in the tiny island nation is a world away from that in the UK. …
Professor Nicole Valenzuela’s study of painted turtles raises concerns for temperature-determinate sex determinate species amidst climate change
Valenzuela said loss of habitat and exploitation has already left many turtles vulnerable to extinction, and climate change only adds to the peril these species face.
“The whole message here …
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