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Tracking turtles with telemetry

A new model has been created that can forecast the location of Eastern Pacific leatherback turtles along the coast of Central and South America in an effort to decrease bycatch mortality of this critically endangered and ...

dateMar 14, 2019 in Ecology
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Animal carcasses were source of river nutrients

Hundreds of years ago, when the number of animals roaming North America was much higher than it is today, decomposing animal carcasses may have played a substantial role in adding nutrients to the continent's rivers and streams. ...

dateMar 12, 2019 in Ecology
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Philippines seizes 1,500 rare turtles in luggage

Some 1,500 live exotic turtles—some restrained with duct-tape—have been found inside an airline passenger's luggage, Philippines authorities said Monday, as they vowed a crackdown on the lucrative wildlife trade.

dateMar 04, 2019 in Ecology
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Newly discovered turtle species is facing extinction

For decades, it has been assumed that the Chinese Softshell Turtles from East Asia all belonged to one and the same species, Pelodiscus sinensis. Widely distributed all the way from the Russian Far East through the Korean ...

dateFeb 13, 2019 in Ecology
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