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3D printed turtle eggs to be used to detect poaching

A conservation group has created 3D printed sea turtle eggs containing GPS trackers. The eggs are set to be deployed this fall in Central America during an arribada, or mass nesting event when 90 percent of eggs will be poached from certain beaches.

Catch a glimpse of the world's first-ever glowing sea turtle

In the dark depths of the nighttime ocean, marine biologists filmed something they had never seen before: A sea turtle glowing a brilliant green and red. The turtle is the first reptile that scientists have observed with this trait.

Woman rides sea turtle, gets arrested after photo goes viral

Melbourne - In July, photographs of two women sitting on sea turtles surfaced and went viral. One of the women was recently arrested.

Photo of surfer riding endangered sea turtle sparks outrage

Honolulu - Pro surfer Jamie O'Brien created a firestorm of controversy and condemnation from residents of Hawaii, environmentalists and animal activists after a photograph was posted online showing the surfer 'riding' an endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle.

Sea turtle found off course in Southern Chile recovering

Temuco - Under veterinary observation and pharmacological treatment is a sea turtle rescued by fishermen in Puerto Saavedra, a southern coastal area in Chile which is far beyond the normal range of distribution of the species.

110,000 seabirds wiped out by tsunami

US Fish and Wildlife Service surveys have revealed that more than 110,000 Laysan and Black-footed Albatross chicks were lost as a result of recent tsunamis waves and two severe winter storms earlier this year.
 

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Green sea turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona.
Green sea turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona.
Brocken Inaglory (CC BY-SA 3.0)
This is the hawksbill turtle that scientists discovered glowing amid the dark waters of the Solomon ...
This is the hawksbill turtle that scientists discovered glowing amid the dark waters of the Solomon Islands.
YouTube screen grab National Geographic
Sea turtle.
Sea turtle.
Bill Abbott / Flickr
Two Turtles were washed into the interior of Eastern Island. Visitors assisted in getting the live s...
Two Turtles were washed into the interior of Eastern Island. Visitors assisted in getting the live sea turtles back in the water.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Pete Leary
Matura Beach
Matura Beach
Pic taken by me  a sea turtle at a beach in Goa.
Pic taken by me, a sea turtle at a beach in Goa.
Baby sea turtle at Chacocente Beach  Nicaragua.
Baby sea turtle at Chacocente Beach, Nicaragua.
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