Saving the leatherneck turtle
Tags: SEA turtles
- Scouts protect sea turtles. Wolkerstorfer, T. // Boys' Life;Aug90, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p6
Reports on recent efforts by Boy Scouts in Minnesota and Costa Rica to protect sea turtles from poachers. Description of the sea turtle; How turtles are harmed; The rescue efforts; The results of the rescue program.
- Sea turtles swim `home' to Texas. // National Geographic;Apr97, Vol. 191 Issue 4, Preceding p3
Mentions the return of two Kemp's ridley turtles to Padre Island National Seashore in Texas in May 1996. These as the first to return out of 13,000 yearlings released at the national seashore over the course of a decade in hopes of establishing a new nesting colony; When the two returnees were...
- Pulling turtles out of the soup. Watson, J.; Richardson, L. // National Wildlife;Apr/May92, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p18
Describes the efforts of researchers and volunteers in the southeastern United States to save the endangered or threatened sea turtles, particularly the loggerheads. Volunteer efforts; Why efforts to revive turtle populations are growing; Human threats to turtles; Research on turtle migration...
- Shrimpers and lawmakers collide over a move to save the sea turtles. Rudloe, J.; Rudloe, A. // Smithsonian;Dec89, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p44
Account of the bitter fight between fishermen and the United States government over the requirement that fishermen use Turtle Excluder Devices, (TEDs), to keep sea turtles from drowning in their nets. Endangered sea turtles are symbols of environmental conflict; Economics of shrimping;...
- Sea turtle conservation in commercial fisheries. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;5/6/91, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p338
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- Sea turtles. // National Geographic World;Oct91, Issue 194, p8
Discusses the dangers faced by sea turtles, forcing them to struggle to survive. Effects of building, pollution, hunting and fishing; Scientists efforts to preserve nesting grounds; Laws to protect sea turtles. INSET: Sea turtle portraits..
- Good, clean fun. Freiman, Chana // Science World;4/16/93, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p19
Reports on the mission of the Wellington Boys and Girls Club to clean up trash littering a rock reef 45 meters offshore from the John D. MacArthur Beach State Park and to help restore the habitat of thousands of sea creatures, including sea turtles. Threat of trash to sea turtles who must swim...
- Adopt a turtle.... // Science Teacher;May94, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p58
Invites people to adopt a turtle for $35 from the Sea Turtle Survival League, which is committed to save sea turtles from extinction. Benefits of people who adopt a turtle; Contact information.
- Costa Rican sea turtles. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p58
Describes the Earthwatch project led by Drs. Frank Paladino (Indiana-Purdue University), James Spotila (Drexel University) and David Rostal (San Diego Zoo), in physiological and survey work on olive Ridley turtles and leatherbacks on the Guanacaste coast, Costa Rica. Nesting success of...
- TURTLE WATCHERS. Pitenis, Jimmy // Junior Scholastic;4/16/2007, Vol. 109 Issue 16, p8
The article focuses on the efforts made by the Volusia Sea Turtle Society to save turtles on the beaches of Volusia County, Florida and its invitation to join the society as volunteers.