World Turtle News, 09/06/2015

Girl Scout realeases sea turtles

A two year project by an Ocean Springs Girl Scout saw the release of four sea turtles into the Mississippi sound, an article on the USGS use of satellite trackers to gather data about the Dry Tortugas Loggerheads and desert tortoises roam around a biology lab and more in the Conservation section. The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre opens a new outdoor education centre, Lincoln Childrens Zoo opens a tortoise trek and the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) starts e-learning for its marine sciences; in the Education section. The last suspect is caught in the case of the tortured tortoises in Weslaco, a Tulum man is arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs and a woman is sentenced for stealing a tortoise; in the Crime & Punishment section.

Turtle News From Around the World


Girl Scout’s passion for saving turtles launches 4 endangered Kemp’s Ridleys into Gulf.

USGS Turtle Trackers Work To Fill Data Gap On Dry Tortugas Loggerheads.

E.T. the desert tortoise — star of the Lindenwood-Belleville biology department.

Turtle Watch works to ‘Leave No Trace’.


Turtles catch some rays at new Outdoor Education Centre.

New exhibit opens in time for the holiday weekend.

UMT starts e-learning in marine science to attract international students.

Volunteer for Sea turtle conservation in Mexico.

Crime & Punishment

Final Suspect Caught in Tortured Tortoise Case.

Tulum man arrested for possessing turtle eggs.

Woman jailed for Yuen Long tortoise theft.


New Location For Tortoise And Terrapins.

Did You Know…

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Photo from Sun Herald


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