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Sea turtles rescued from Gulf spill released

(AP) -- The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean.

dateJul 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Scientists say Gulf spill altering food web

(AP) -- Scientists are reporting early signs that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is altering the marine food web by killing or tainting some creatures and spurring the growth of others more suited to a fouled ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Environment
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Some 70,000 turtle eggs to be whisked far from oil

(AP) -- An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks in a desperate attempt to keep an entire generation of threatened species ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Ecology
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Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore

(AP) -- Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil ...

dateJun 17, 2010 in Environment
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Endangered listing eyed for US loggerhead turtles

(AP) -- The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime ...

dateMar 11, 2010 in Ecology
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