Students Dig Into Decades of Turtle Data

Students Dig Into Decades of Turtle Data


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Excerpts;

More than three decades’ worth of information is, for the first time, being pieced together to tell a story of sea turtle nesting habits on Bald Head Island’s shores…

Read Full Article; Coastal Review (03-28-2018)

Rising temperatures turning major sea turtle population female; Science Daily (01-11-2018)

A variety of maritime activities contribute to sea turtle deaths; The Outer Banks Voice (08-22-2017)

Palm Beach Sea Turtles Killed During Beach Renourishment Project, Broward Palm Beach New Times (04-28-2015)

A Turtle Saver, NC; Coastal Review Online (07-29-2016)
Sea turtles that nest in North Carolina are listed as endangered species in part because many beaches have become dangerous or undesirable places for nesting. One of the biggest issues is light pollution…

Florida beaches are becoming darker, and that’s good for sea turtles (01-29-2016)
Newly published research confirms that the density of sea turtle nests on Florida beaches is reduced where artificial lights along the coast deter nesting females. The data also show that the network of sea turtle-friendly lighting ordinances along Florida’s coast seems to be working…

Largest Turtle Breeding Colony in the Atlantic Discovered; Science Daily (06-04-2015)
A huge ground survey covering nearly 600 km of Gabon’s coastline has uncovered the largest breeding colony of olive ridley turtles in the Atlantic…

Saving Mexico’s endangered sea turtles will be good for tourism too, Huffington Green (10-27-2016)

Sea Turtle Egg Poaching Legalized in Costa Rica: The Debate, Coastal Care (07-29-2011)

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