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Once near death, rescued sea turtles sent back to the ocean

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — The last time she felt the ocean waves swirling around her, Tabitha was near death. She was tossed about in the surf in Cape May, weakened by pneumo...

2 rescued sea turtles released in Florida after recovery

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — Two rehabilitated sea turtles, rescued at different times and locations by the U.S. Coast Guard, have been released off the Florida Keys. “Emma,” a 150-pound ...

People with names containing ‘turtle’ free to join trip to Taiwan’s Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Does your name contain the character for "turtle" (龜)? If it does, you are eligible to visit Turtle Island off the coast of Taiwan's Yilan County on Aug. 1 w...

Eight endangered sea turtles found dead in northern Taiwan on single day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bodies of eight sea turtles were found on the northeastern coast of Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 23), and researchers believe fishing activities to be the cause of the endan...

Best spots to admire Taipei 101 New Year fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six of the best spots on Elephant Mountain (象山) for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year fi...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Endangered green sea turtle found dead on North Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Experts confirmed a turtle which was found dead on a beach in New Taipei City’s Sanzhi District was an endangered green sea turtle, the eighth such casualty in the a...

Foreign tourist in Taiwan charged for harassing protected turtle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign teenage tourist visiting Taiwan was charged by Pingtung County authorities on Thursday (Oct. 10) for disturbing a wild turtle in its natural habitat. The Germ...

Rehabbed turtle being flown from Florida to Virgin Islands

MIAMI (AP) — A juvenile green sea turtle, whose severe flipper injury was cured at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital, is preparing to depart Miami International Airport on a flight to the Virgin ...

Snorkeler busted for stomping on endangered sea turtle in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A snorkeler was arrested on Monday (June 10) for stomping on an endangered green sea turtle on an island in the far south of Taiwan, announced the Southern Branch of the Coast ...

Texas coastal flooding strands about 100 endangered turtles

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — High tides and flooding associated with May storms that buffeted parts of Texas caused the stranding of about 100 young sea turtles along part of the Gulf coast, experts s...

Airline gives superjumbo tours after 2nd Hawaii test flight

HONOLULU (AP) — All Nippon Airways gave VIP tours of the world's largest wide-body airplane following the arrival of a second successful test flight in Hawaii, officials said. The Ja...

Presidential light show to feature Taiwan's biodiversity

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) A wide range of animal species endemic to Taiwan, including the leopard cat, masked palm civet and common tree nymph, will be featured in a light show on the outer wall of the P...

Taiwan and Palau post offices co-launch aquatic life postage stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's national postal service Chunghwa Post Co. has announced it will release postage stamps with Palau-authorized images featuring a green sea turtle and a shark. The ne...

Oceanographer's ashes going to sea aboard rescued sea turtle

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — A rescued green sea turtle will be released this weekend back into the Gulf of Mexico, carrying the ashes of a self-taught Texas oceanographer who founded the rehabilitation...