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volunteers have helped a disoriented 400-pound (180-kilogram) sea turtle make its way back to the ocean off the south carolina coast. hilton head island sea turtle protection project volunteers on tuesday followed a set of tracks from the surf nearly a mile (1.5 kilometers) behind the sand dunes to ...



five kilos of coins extracted from thai sea turtle




a turtle has had 5 kilograms of coins removed from her stomach, in what experts think is a world first operation. thai veterinarians have removed 915 coins from a 25-year-old sea turtle which has been swallowing items thrown into her pool for good luck, eventually limiting her ability to swim.the co...



turtle in thailand undergoes surgery after eating 900 coins




a turtle in thailand needed surgery after it ate more than 900 coins that humans had thrown into the sea for good luck.the 25-year-old female green sea turtle known as bank is recovering after undergoing an operation monday to remove the coins, which had merged into an 11-pound ball in her stomach a...



sea turtle who swallowed coins swims after surgery




(bangkok) — bank the green sea turtle flapped her flippers with vigor in her first swim after a life-saving operation to remove a heavy mass of swallowed coins from her stomach.veterinarians in bangkok put the turtle in water friday for the first time since her surgery four days ago to see how wel...



hatchlings raise hope for cambodia's endangered 'royal turtle'




the birth of nine cambodian royal turtle hatchlings has sparked hope for the future of a species on the brink of extinction, conservationists said wednesday.



thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning




in this friday, march 3, 2017 photo, the female green green turtle nicknamed "bank" swims in a pool at sea turtle conservation center n chonburi province, thailand. the 25-year-old sea turtle in thailand who swallowed nearly a thousand coins tossed by tourists seeking good luck died tuesday, march 2...



parasitic robot steers live turtle with tasty snacks




it’s going to be a long, long time before we have amphibious robots that are anywhere near as capable as the mighty and majestic turtle. while many roboticists are working diligently on turtlebots of all kinds, researchers at the korea advanced institute of science and technology (kaist) have take...



can't sleep? maybe global warming is to blame




it's no surprise that a change in our planet's climate would affect our coastlines, our weather patterns and our food supply. but here's something you may not have considered before: global warming might also affect how well we sleep at night.in a paper published in science advances, researchers sho...



surgeons remove hundreds of coins from sea turtle




bangkok: thai veterinarians removed 915 coins from a 25-year-old sea turtle which had been swallowing items thrown into her pool for good luck, eventually limiting her ability to swim.the coins and other objects removed from the turtle named omsin - piggy bank in thai - weighed five kilograms. the ...



downtown longmont cleanup day set for june 3




the longmont downtown development authority will hold its clean & green event on saturday from 8 to 11 a.m.the event was originally scheduled for may 20 but was postponed due to weather.the ldda needs volunteers to help with landscaping and cleanup projects in downtown longmont. a hot breakfast and ...



turnbull government to allow green bank to fund 'clean coal'




the turnbull government will test support for coal in parliament by introducing changes that would allow the green bank to invest in carbon capture and storage technology if it cuts pollution by at least half.91kg rehabilitated sea turtle set free video duration00:49previous slidenext slidevideo du...



the evolution of turtle neck retraction




credit:  p. röschlione of the unique and most iconic features of many modern turtles is that they can withdraw their neck and head to hide and protect them within their shells. the group name of species which do this, cryptodira, even means 'hidden-necked turtles' to reflect this unusual adaptatio...



trump's 'withdrawal' could take until next us election




washington: donald trump's decision to pull the us out of the paris accord guarantees that climate change likely will be a central issue when he faces re-election in 2020.that is because it will take that long to execute the american withdrawal from the landmark global pact by which all but a few n...



ceos voice their disappointment over trump's decision




despite last-ditch appeals from the chief executives of several major us companies and months of letters and outreach to the white house from some of america's largest companies and ceos, president trump announced that the united states would exit the paris climate agreement, breaking ranks from ne...



elon musk, bob iger quit trump council in ceo climate fury




the business community lashed back at donald trump's decision to ditch the paris climate accord, as two high-profile executives quit the us president's advisory council and goldman sachs' lloyd blankfein took to twitter for the first time ever to express disapproval.green bank to fund clean coalvide...



group warns of cruelty after sea turtles found beheaded | news




the beheaded bodies of 10 sea turtles have been found over the last two months on plaka beach on the island of naxos.archelon, the sea turtle protection society of greece, believes that the number is too high to suggest that the animal’s deaths were accidental.archelon called on citizens and the a...



alaska sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers




a federal wildlife agency studying the steller sea lion decline in alaska's aleutian islands is looking for help from citizen scientists. volunteers don't need raincoats or rubber boots to pitch in, just eyeballs and a computer screen.



could you volunteer for fcn?




while fcn is a national organisation and all volunteers are part of a national network, most volunteers work within a county group, at a local level. volunteers will need good local and regional agricultural knowledge and contacts in order to support clients. each group is led by a coordinator and p...



study: apple watch is 97% accurate in identifying abnormal heart beat




the apple watch, when paired with artificial intelligence and the cardiogram app, has a high 97-percent accuracy rate when detecting a particular type of abnormal heart rhythm called paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. this discovery was made by the university of california in san francisco, which based...



volunteers fan out across varanasi for sp-cong alliance




if it is the rss cadre who are working silently for the bjp here, for the sp-congress alliance it is the non-political volunteers who have fanned out across the city with the 'phir sey akhilesh' message.thousands of volunteers, including young women are campaigning for the alliance, wearing speciall...



how to use family sharing with find my iphone




can't find your phone or looking for a family member? use family sharing and find my iphone!updated april, 2017: updated screenshots and steps for ios 10.family sharing not only lets you share itunes and app store purchases, but it also makes it easier for you to track all the devices in your family...



paris auction of moroccan 'nessie' makes waves




the skeleton of the nearly nine-metre-long plesiosaurus, a marine reptile with a long neck and turtle-like flippers, was discovered in a phosphate basin near the moroccan city of khouribgageologists in morocco on tuesday denounced the planned auction of a 66-million-year-old marine dinosaur skeleton...



heavy horse charity desperate to find new home




a heavy horse charity is issuing a desperate final plea for new premises as their lease draws to an end.the working horse trust has been based on the eridge estate in tunbridge wells for 22 years, but they were told in 2012 that they would not be able to stay.although their landlords have extended t...



forest service seeks volunteers for 'stewardship day' near nederland




the u.s. forest service's boulder ranger district is seeking volunteers to participate in its spring stewardship day near nederland on may 13.more than 20 people joined in last year to work on obliterating fire rings, rehabilitating campsites and building fences to keep campsites confined. the bould...



volunteers help astronomers find star that exploded 970 million years ago, preda




the left is the "new image" from a couple of nights ago while the middle one is the "reference" image taken a couple of years ago, the right image is the difference between "new" and "reference." the researchers said there is clearly an exploding star in the outskirts of the galaxy. credit: anuonlin...