Chinese woman busted for stomping on sea turtle nest in Miami, Fla.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese woman was arrested on Saturday morning (June 15) for stabbing at and stomping on an endangered sea turtle's nest. Yaqun Lu, 41, was witnessed using a wooden st...

Police: Woman jabbed at Florida sea turtle nest with stick

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been accused of disturbing a sea turtle nest in Florida. Miami Beach police officers on Saturday arrested 41-year-old Yaqun Lu. She is facing a f...

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...

Sea Turtles’ Beauty Only Belongs in Ocean

(WildAid) - Chinese actor Eddie Peng (Peng Yuyan) is reminding the public that beautiful souvenirs are often made from poached Hawksbill sea turtles, contributing to their critically endangered status...

Mississippi advances ban on abortion after fetal heartbeat

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supre...

Endangered sea turtle rescued from shore in wake of Indonesian tsunami

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rescue team was surprised to discover a rare sea turtle among the marine debris mottling shores after the disastrous tsunami that hit Indonesia on Dec. 22. AFP report...

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...

Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmental authorities have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room ho...

Taiwan President touts closer links with Guatemala

Taiwan's collaborative programs in infrastructure construction, medical services and education in Guatemala, as well as visits by high-ranking officials in recent years have helped relations betwe...

Alabama man fined for touching endangered Hawaiian monk seal

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — An Alabama man was fined $1,500 for touching a Hawaiian monk seal as well as harassing a sea turtle on Kauai, and then posting the videos on social media. The Na...

Endangered giant softshell turtle discovered in Taichung park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Park workers were shocked to find an Asian giant softshell turtle during a routine cleaning of a pond in Taichung's Fongle Sculpture Park. This species of giant tu...

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Opens Research and Pathology Building

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) announced today the opening of its Research and Pathology Building to further enhance its r...

UC Funds Announces Grand Opening of ONE CLUB Gulf Shores in Gulf Shores, Alabama

GULF SHORES, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 26, 2018--UC Funds, a vertically-integrated commercial real estate specialty finance firm, announced today the completion and grand opening of its extensive ren...