Turtle Talk Blog

Coastal squeeze presents threats to sea turtles

September 17, 2018
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By Dinah Voyles Pulver Guided by an ancient instinct that isn’t fully understood, sea turtles visit Florida’s sandy beaches in droves each year between May and October to lay their eggs, making the state’s coastline one of the world’s leading turtle nesting areas. Laden with ping-pong ball-sized eggs, tens of thousands of female turtles made … Read moreCoastal squeeze presents threats to sea turtles

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BBC Natures Turtle Nursery Secrets from the Nest

September 7, 2018
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This is a wonderful documentary filmed for the BBC about Olive Ridley nests in Ostional, Costa Rica.

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Sea Turtles Fun Facts Amazing Video

August 10, 2018
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Sea Turtles – Fun Facts and Amazing Video – Watch amazing footage of Sea Turtles in their natural habitat and soak up some fun facts about these enchanting sea creatures!

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Rare Kemp’s ridley nests on Sanibel

April 30, 2018
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On April 16, 2018, at 1:50 p.m., a Kemp’s ridley nested on the northern part of Sanibel!!! A beachgoer, Sharri Staggs, video-taped the nesting sea turtle. Watch as the ridley performs the “Ridley dance” as she covers her nest!

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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nesting

July 8, 2015
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Watch as a loggerhead sea turtle crawls back to the Gulf on Fort Myers Beach on Thursday, June 25, at 7:00 a.m. Very rare moments to witness!

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Out of the Light and Into the Darkness: Managing the Impacts of Artificial Light on Sea Turtles

May 18, 2014
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It is sea turtle nesting season, the time when threatened and endangered sea turtles come ashore to nest to ensure future generations of their species. Lights act like magnets to turtles! Watch and learn how you can help them to survive. Ocean Health Index article “Out Of the Light and Into the Darkness” : http://www.oceanhealthindex.org/News/Out_Of_The_Light_And_Into_The_Darkness

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Olive Ridley Arribada

October 8, 2013
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Watch this amazing sight as an arribada of Olive ridleys comes ashore to nest in the daytime in La Escobilla Sanctuary on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.

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It’s a Wonderful World…that includes sea turtles

September 27, 2012
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Life is in Your Hands

March 31, 2010
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A poignant, 30-second video by Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R Interactive Tel Aviv & Yaniv Levy. An environmental film to be used freely with a hope for a better world.

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Turtle Webcam Records Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatch in the Lower Florida Keys

September 1, 2009
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Environmental enthusiasts have been able to observe loggerhead sea turtles hatching and emerging from their nests, via a live streaming “turtle webcam” installed on a private beach on Big Pine Key in the Lower Florida Keys. The camera was funded by the Florida Keys Tourist Development Council and was focused on three separate loggerhead sea … Read moreTurtle Webcam Records Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatch in the Lower Florida Keys

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