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Diving with Sea Turtles!
 
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Please SUBSCRIBE - http://bit.ly/BWchannel Tour Tickets on Sale! - http://bit.ly/bravetickets Buy Coyote’s Book - http://bit.ly/BOOKbraveadventures Watch More - http://bit.ly/OrcaWhaleTour On this episode of Beyond the Tide, Coyote and Mark go scuba diving with Sea Turtles in Hawaii! Sea Turtles, along with being incredibly majestic, are also the largest marine reptiles in world! Well known for their graceful presence and calm nature, these gentle “sea dragons”, as Coyote calls them, have captured the imagination of nature lovers for centuries. The Green Sea Turtle specifically is both extremely inquisitive and approachable, however it must be stated that giving these giants the upmost respect in their environment should always be a top priority when exploring their habitat. In true Brave Wilderness form the team cautiously but enthusiastically were able to spend time with these creatures across multiple dives just off the shores of Kauai! Get ready to witness one epic Sea Turtle adventure! HUGE thanks to Dive Masters Mike Hanna and Brian O’Hara for making this adventure possible and keeping Coyote and Mark safe on this scuba diving adventure! If you’re ever in Kauai and want a first class scuba diving experience make sure to contact Mike and Brain and tell them Coyote sent you! - http://bit.ly/diveinkauai Special thanks to Aron Sanchez for assisting on this adventure! Please subscribe to Aron’s YouTube channel here - http://bit.ly/waterbodychannel Hey Coyote Pack! Coyote and the crew are going ON TOUR all across the Eastern United States and are super excited to finally meet members of the Coyote Pack in person! If you want the chance to meet Coyote, Mark and Mario make sure to buy tickets soon, because they are going fast! East Coast Tour Dates and Ticket Links 9-21-17 Orlando, FL - http://bit.ly/BRAVEorlando 9-22-17 Tampa, FL - http://bit.ly/BRAVEtampa 9-23-17 Fort Lauderdale, FL - http://bit.ly/BRAVEftlauderdale 9-24-17 Atlanta, GA - http://bit.ly/BRAVEatlanta In addition to the tour, Coyote is also announcing the Golden Adventure Ticket! A ticket that gains you access to a very exclusive REAL adventure with Coyote and the crew. Only a limited number of tickets will be given out at the tour stops, so make sure to show up and try to find one! *No purchase is necessary to have a chance to find a ticket at the venues, but you do need to show up! Will you be one of the few to find Golden Adventure Ticket and join the team in the field?! We sure hope! Either way, these next few months are going to be a blast! We’ll see you all very soon! Beyond the Tide explores the mysterious world of the ocean and brings you closer than ever to its most fascinating creatures. Whether it’s tide pools, lagoons or the deepest depths of the sea Coyote Peterson and the Brave Wilderness crew will take you there! The Brave Wilderness Channel is your one stop connection to a wild world of adventure and amazing up close animal encounters! Follow along with adventurer and animal expert Coyote Peterson and his crew as they lead you on four exciting expedition series including the Emmy Award Winning Breaking Trail, Dragon Tails, Coyote’s Backyard and Beyond the Tide - featuring everything from Grizzly Bears and Crocodiles to Rattlesnakes and Tarantulas…each episode offers an opportunity to learn something new. So SUBSCRIBE NOW and join the adventure that brings you closer to the most beloved, bizarre and misunderstood creatures known to man! GET READY...things are about to get WILD! New Episodes Every Wednesday and Friday at 7AM EST! Subscribe Now! https://www.youtube.com/BraveWilderness Buy Coyote’s Book! http://bit.ly/BOOKbraveadventures Official Website: https://www.BraveWilderness.com Brave Wilderness on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bravewilderness/ Coyote Peterson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson G+: https://plus.google.com/100310803754690323805/about
Views: 1079103 Brave Wilderness
★❤★ GIANT SEA TURTLES • CORAL REEF FISH • 3 HOURS • BEST RELAX MUSIC • 1080p HD ★❤★
 
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Underwater Marine Life, Giant Sea Turtles in Coral Reef 3 Hours, Beautiful Sea Turtles, Coral Reef Fish, Ocean Fish & Relaxing Music in 1080p HD 。3 Hours Relax Music, Relaxing 3 Hour Video of Giant Sea Turtles ★► Follow on Spotify・https://goo.gl/s0li3H ★► Subscribe Today!・http://goo.gl/pRRlja YOU CAN FIND MY MUSIC ON: ★► iTunes: https://goo.gl/1YWSK1 ★► Spotify: https://goo.gl/s0li3H ★► Google Play: https://goo.gl/SmO1ZY ★► Amazon: https://goo.gl/wFCsU3 WHITE NOISE & MEDITATION SOUNDS: ★★ Official Store: https://sellfy.com/cattrumpetmusic SOCIALS: ★► Follow on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cattrumpet ★► Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cattrumpetmusic ★► Follow on Instagram: https://instagram.com/cattrumpetmusic ★► Follow on Tumblr: http://cat-trumpet-music.tumblr.com ★► Follow on SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/cattrumpetmusic MY OTHER CHANNEL: ►► Subscribe to my ASMR Channel: https://goo.gl/6klf4Q ▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON: ★► https://www.patreon.com/cattrumpetmusic ▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂ Music Credits: Artist: Kevin MacLeod Website: http://incompetech.com Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Video Credits: Licensed by: Video Background HD
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Catching Sea Turtles!
 
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Please SUBSCRIBE - http://bit.ly/BWchannel Tour Tickets Available Now! - http://bit.ly/bravetickets Buy Brave Wilderness Gear - http://bit.ly/BWmerch Buy Coyote’s Book - http://bit.ly/BOOKbraveadventures Watch More - http://bit.ly/BTTseaturtles On this episode of Beyond the Tide, Coyote and the crew catch Sea Turtles off the coast of Australia! In partnership with World Wild Fund of Australia and Australias Traditional Owners the team was very fortunate to have the opportunity to get up close and document these majestic sea creatures as part of an ongoing tracking and research program authorized by the state of Queensland. For Coyote specifically this episode was an absolute dream come true! Get ready to see the team in action catching Green Sea Turtles! West Coast Tour Tickets are SOLD OUT…please stay tuned for new live show announces in the coming months! April 5 - San Francisco, CA - SOLD OUT April 6 - Portland, OR - SOLD OUT April 7 - Seattle, WA - SOLD OUT April 8 - Boulder, CO - SOLD OUT HUGE THANKS to WWF for partnering with us to make this video about the green sea turtle possible! To find out more about their work please visit their website - http://bit.ly/WWFseaturtle or http://bit.ly/WWFseaturtles. There are countless threats to sea turtles worldwide including pollution, entanglement in nets and constant changes in their ecosystem. WWF is constantly working to help sea turtles and through the process of tagging and obtaining data from the turtles they are able to gauge the growth and health of these fragile animals. Their tireless efforts are helping to preserve the future for one of the planets most iconic sea creatures. Their tagging program is important for conservation because it puts very little stress on the animals, helps keep a detailed record of the individual turtles, their travel patterns and their overall wellbeing. To learn more about their conservation work, visit their green sea turtle page! Beyond the Tide explores the mysterious world of the ocean and brings you closer than ever to its most fascinating creatures. Whether it’s tide pools or lagoons Coyote Peterson and the Brave Wilderness crew will take you there! The Brave Wilderness Channel is your one stop connection to a wild world of adventure and amazing up close animal encounters! Follow along with adventurer and animal expert Coyote Peterson and his crew as they lead you on six exciting expedition series - Emmy Award Winning Breaking Trail, Beyond the Tide, Base Camp, Dragon Tails, Base Camp and Coyote’s Backyard - featuring everything from Grizzly Bears and Crocodiles to Rattlesnakes and Tarantulas…each episode offers an opportunity to learn something new. So SUBSCRIBE NOW and join the adventure that brings you closer to the most beloved, bizarre and misunderstood creatures known to man! GET READY...things are about to get WILD! New Episodes Every Wednesday and Friday at 7AM EST Subscribe Now! www.youtube.com/BraveWilderness Buy Coyote’s Book! http://bit.ly/BOOKbraveadventures Official Website: https://www.BraveWilderness.com Brave Wilderness on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bravewilderness/ Coyote Peterson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/CoyotePeterson Coyote Peterson G+: https://plus.google.com/100310803754690323805/about
Views: 4302712 Brave Wilderness
Sea Turtles (HD) | JONATHAN BIRD'S BLUE WORLD
 
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In Malaysia there is an island known for more sea turtles than virtually anywhere on Earth. Jonathan visits this amazing ecosystem to learn about the life cycle of sea turtles. He is surprised to discover an amazingly complex and competitive environment. This is an HD upload of a previously released segment. ********************************************************************** If you like Jonathan Bird's Blue World, don't forget to subscribe! You can join us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BlueWorldTV Twitter https://twitter.com/BlueWorld_TV Instagram @blueworldtv Web: http://www.blueworldTV.com ********************************************************************** We head out towards the reefs of Sipadan island. This island is so small that you can walk all the way around it on the beach in an hour. Yet, it has a huge population of sea turtles. As the school of fish swims away, I spot my first sea turtle—a Green sea turtle swimming over the reef. It wasn’t hard because they’re everywhere. Some are swimming around, while others are napping on and in the reef. Sea turtles actually sleep underwater while holding their breath. A sea turtle can easily hold its breath over an hour! A few hundred feet away, I find a Hawksbill sea turtle munching on the reef. She is plucking out tasty sponges and invertebrates that hide in the coral, rather than eat the coral itself. It takes a tough stomach to digest this stuff. As we circle the island, I can see the tracks left in the sand by females that have climbed the beach to lay their eggs. It all starts when a male, identified by his long tail, catches up with a cooperative female and courts her. From the surface, I see the action and I prepare to film it. The mating has begun, and I quietly approach to film the action. Mating is not easy for the female sea turtle. She must swim—and rise to breathe—for both of them. The male's long tail holds the female and fertilizes the eggs, while claws on his front flippers give him the ability to grasp the female's shell. The commotion doesn't go unnoticed by other males in the area. They flock to the mating pair, which have drifted away from the reef. Eventually, no less than four additional male turtles arrive to challenge the suitor. They all try the same techniques and it is starting to wear him down. Meanwhile the female is near exhaustion. The male is only struggling to hold on….the female is struggling to survive. Hours later, the male has outlasted his rivals. He fertilizes the female's eggs and with luck his genes will continue on. As if her job weren't hard enough already, the female now faces another tremendous task--to lay the eggs—but it must wait until nightfall. After the sun sets, I head to the beach in total darkness. The females come ashore and lay their eggs in the sand. I have found a turtle hauling herself out of the water, painstakingly clawing her way up the beach to high ground. Although sea turtles live their entire lives in the ocean, they lay their eggs in a nest on the beach. After the sea turtle reaches an area well above the high tide line, she begins to throw sand around to create a pit. She's out of her element and vulnerable. The slightest sound or light would frighten her back into the water. She must stop frequently to catch her breath. Her crushing weight on land literally asphyxiates her. She begins to dig a hole about 3 feet deep with her rear flippers. The hole doesn't just protect the eggs from predators. The sex of the baby turtles is a function of the incubation temperature. A shallow nest baking in the sun will be too warm and all the babies will be female. A deep one will be too cold and the babies will all be male. Digging to the right depth insures a good mix of males and females. At last she begins to lay as many as 100 squishy eggs about the size of ping pong balls into the nest. In 2 months, these eggs will hatch and the baby turtles will emerge. After she has finished laying her eggs, she carefully fills in the hole. Then she cleverly disguises the exact location of the nest by flinging some sand around. After two hours of effort, she plods her way laboriously back to the sea, completely exhausted. Two months later, newly hatched sea turtles race to the sea. Each baby turtle must rush past a gauntlet of predators from land, sky and sea to reach the open ocean. Odds are, only one of these baby sea turtles will survive. On their journey, the sea turtles must fight their way through the surf, swim across the shallows and then make their way to the open ocean, away from predators on the reef. They won’t return to their home on the reef until they are large enough to be safe—about the size of a dinner plate. It’s a long and perilous journey but if this sea turtle survives, it may go on to live over a hundred years.
Views: 348239 BlueWorldTV
New Born, Baby Sea Turtles Race to the Ocean!
 
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Cozumel, Mexico - With the help of volunteers, we safely release 82 baby sea turtles into the Caribbean - an amazing experience!
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Sea Turtle Swimming In The Ocean
 
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sea turtle swimming in the ocean
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Swimming with Sea Turtles: Beautiful Surprises Underwater
 
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Swimming with Sea Turtles: Beautiful Surprises Underwater Up close footage of some divers swimming near a loggerhead sea turtle in the Atlantic. The loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), or loggerhead, is an oceanic turtle distributed throughout the world. It is a marine reptile, belonging to the family Cheloniidae. The average loggerhead measures around 90 cm (35 in) long when fully grown, although larger specimens of up to 280 cm (110 in) have been discovered. The adult loggerhead sea turtle weighs approximately 135 kg (298 lb), with the largest specimens weighing in at more than 450 kg (1,000 lb). The skin ranges from yellow to brown in color, and the shell is typically reddish-brown. No external differences in gender are seen until the turtle becomes an adult, the most obvious difference being the adult males have thicker tails and shorter plastrons than the females. They are primarily carnivores, munching jellyfish, conchs, crabs, and even fish, but will eat seaweed and sargassum occasionally. Mature females will often return, sometimes over thousands of miles, to the beach where they hatched to lay their eggs. Worldwide population numbers are unknown, but scientists studying nesting populations are seeing marked decreases despite endangered species protections. For more information on Loggerhead Sea Turtles visit: Loggerhead Sea Turtles National Geographic: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/loggerhead-sea-turtle/ Sea Turtle Conservancy: http://www.conserveturtles.org/seaturtleinformation.php?page=loggerhead National Wildlife Federation: http://www.nwf.org/wildlife/wildlife-library/amphibians-reptiles-and-fish/sea-turtles/loggerhead-sea-turtle.aspx Attribution: Richard Kern - Loggerhead Encounter Original video found at: https://vimeo.com/42922997 Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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World's Largest Sea Turtle! Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle!
 
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World's Largest Sea Turtle! Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle! https://youtu.be/6u5NqrKG3dA I know this is not our usual content, but could you imagine if we could get this turtle on our side? GO TEAM USA! Minigun Turtle! Make sure to subscribe to the channel! Leatherback turtles have the most hydrodynamic body design of any sea turtle, with a large, teardrop-shaped body. A large pair of front flippers powers the turtles through the water. Like other sea turtles, the leatherback has flattened fore limbs adapted for swimming in the open ocean. Claws are absent from both pairs of flippers. The leatherback's flippers are the largest in proportion to its body among extant sea turtles. Leatherback's front flippers can grow up to 2.7 m (8.9 ft) in large specimens, the largest flippers (even in comparison to its body) of any sea turtle. The leatherback has several characteristics that distinguish it from other sea turtles. Its most notable feature is the lack of a bony carapace. Instead of scutes, it has thick, leathery skin with embedded minuscule osteoderms. Seven distinct ridges rise from the carapace, crossing from the cranial to caudal margin of the turtle's back. Leatherbacks are unique among reptiles in that their scales lack β-keratin. The entire turtle's dorsal surface is colored dark grey to black, with a scattering of white blotches and spots. Demonstrating countershading, the turtle's underside is lightly colored. Instead of teeth, the leatherback turtle has points on the tomium of its upper lip, with backwards spines in its throat to help it swallow food and to stop its prey from escaping once caught. Oesophagus of a leatherback sea turtle showing spines to retain prey D. coriacea adults average 1–1.75 m (3.3–5.7 ft) in curved carapace length (CCL), 1.83–2.2 m (6.0–7.2 ft) in total length, and 250 to 700 kg (550 to 1,540 lb) in weight. In the Caribbean, the mean size of adults was reported at 384 kg (847 lb) in weight and 1.55 m (5.1 ft) in CCL. Similarly, those nesting in French Guiana, weighed an average of 339.3 kg (748 lb) and measured 1.54 m (5.1 ft) in CCL. The largest verified specimen ever found was discovered in the Pakistani beach of Sanspit and measured 213 cm (6.99 ft) in CCL and 650 kg (1,433 lb) in weight, a previous contender, the "Harlech turtle", was purportedly 256.5 cm (8.42 ft) in CCL and 916 kg (2,019 lb) in weight however recent inspection of its remains housed at the National Museum Cardiff have found that its true CCL is around 1.5 m (4.9 ft), casting doubt on the accuracy of the claimed weight, as well. On the other hand, a scientific paper claimed that the species can weigh up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) without providing more verifiable detail. The leatherback turtle is scarcely larger than any other sea turtle upon hatching, as they average 61.3 mm (2.41 in) in carapace length and weigh around 46 g (1.6 oz) when freshly hatched. D. coriacea exhibits several anatomical characteristics believed to be associated with a life in cold waters, including an extensive covering of brown adipose tissue, temperature-independent swimming muscles, countercurrent heat exchangers between the large front flippers and the core body, and an extensive network of countercurrent heat exchangers surrounding the trachea. Leave a like on this video if you enjoyed! Our videos are provided by the Department of Defense, and NATO TV. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. In general, all media on the site is produced by U.S. DoD or Federal Agencies, and is in the public domain, i.e., not protected by U.S. copyright; however, other restrictions might apply, such as, but not limited to, the right to enforce trademarks, and the right of privacy/right of publicity, any of which might restrict use of some of the media. Media may not be used to imply endorsement of any product or service by the DoD.
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Sea Turtle going back to ocean Stuart FL Jan 2015
 
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One of my clients sent this to me. She was at the beach in Stuart March 6th 2015 and saw a huge turtle going back to the sea after leaving it's eggs behind on Hutchinson Island. Video credit goes to Gail H West.
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See a Sea Turtle Devour a Jellyfish Like Spaghetti | National Geographic
 
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A marine biologist captured footage of a green sea turtle enjoying a stinging meal - a jellyfish. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Jellyfish paralyze prey using neurotoxins in their tentacles, but the turtle does not seem to be affected. It closes its eyes and uses its flipper as a shield from the jellyfish’s stinging tentacles. Green sea turtles are endangered. Their main threat is overexploitation of eggs from the beaches they are laid on. Green sea turtles are predominately herbivorous, but juveniles have been known to feed on jellyfish. Click here to read more about the sea turtle and the jellyfish. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/sea-turtle-eats-jellyfish-video-ecology-marine-spd/ See a Sea Turtle Devour a Jellyfish Like Spaghetti | National Geographic https://youtu.be/PA66nEJYaAU National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Sea Turtle with Straw up its Nostril - "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS
 
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This is the original video! Filmed by Christine Figgener, marine biologist at Texas A&M University. ***WARNING: Graphic Content & Inappropiate/ Strong Language!*** This video shows graphically why plastic waste is detrimental to marine life, especially single-use plastics (such as straws, which are one of the most redundant items). This turtle suffers from an item that is human-made and used by most of us frequently. The research team around Christine Figgener (Texas A&M University) found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril and they removed it. SAY "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS, AND ANY KIND OF ONE-TIME USE PLASTIC ITEMS! If you would like to support our research and conservation efforts in Costa Rica, please think about donating to our GoFundMe Campaign http://gofundme.com/wuhvd6zj UPDATES The Plastic Pollution Coalition just launched their "No Straw" Campaign in collaboration with us. Take the No-Straw-Pledge and learn more: http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.... ----- The Story behind the viral video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLN52... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MPHb... OUR STORY: My research team found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril. After initially thinking that we are looking at a parasitic worm, and trying to remove it to identify it, we cut a small piece off to investigate further and finally identified what we were REALLY looking at. After a short debate about what we should do we removed it with the plier of a swiss army knife which was the only tool available on our small boat (not intended for overnight stays), since we were on the ocean, in a developing country, a few hours away from the coast and several hours away from any vet (probably days from any vet specialised in reptiles, not to mention sea turtles) and x-ray machines. Plus, we would have incurred a penalty (up to time in jail) on ourselves by removing the turtle since that is beyond our research permits. He did very obviously not enjoy the procedure very much, but we hope that he is now able to breath more freely. The blood from the shoulder is from a 6mm skin biopsy we took previously to this event for a genetic study (part of our permitted research), which usually doesn't bleed much, but which started bleeding while restraining the turtle. We disinfected the air passageway with iodine and kept the turtle for observation before releasing him back into the wild. The bleeding stopped pretty much immediately after the removal of the straw, and when we released him, he swam happily away. The turtle very likely swallowed the straw while ingesting other food items and then either expelled the straw together with the redundant sea water through her nostrils, or regurgitated the straw and it ended up in the wrong passageway. The nasal cavity of sea turtles is connected directly to the palate (roof of the mouth) by a long nasopharyngeal duct. Copyright: Christine Figgener To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] If you are interested in following my adventures in the world of marine turtles and ocean conservation, make sure to also follow me on Social Media: IG http://bit.ly/2Ky4DR5 - @ocean_amazon Twitter http://bit.ly/2lJpu64 - @ChrisFiggener Facebook http://bit.ly/2MBeFyp - @cfiggener http://puranatura.zenfolio.com/ Contact Email: [email protected] http://www.bio.tamu.edu/index.php/directory/graduate-student-figgener/ Christine Figgener, Dipl.-Biol. (M.S.) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BACKGROUND What are single-use plastic items? http://www.greeneriepa.org/single-use... http://singleuseplastic.co.uk/what-we... What can you do? REDUCE (REFUSE=STRAWS)/ RE-USE/ RECYCLE http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/rrr... Organise your own beach cleanups! An amazing plastic clean-up project is the TWO HANDS PROJECT, collect trash and post it on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/twohandsproject http://www.twohandsproject.org/ MORE INFO: http://micro2016.sciencesconf.org/ http://www.kcet.org/news/redefine/red... http://www.plasticchange.org/en/om-pl... http:/theoceancleanup.com
Views: 32619235 Sea Turtle Biologist
AMAZING FOOTAGE of Baby Turtle Hatch, Run Towards Ocean
 
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Tens of thousands of baby turtles popped out of the sand and waddled toward the ocean on Friday (November 15) at a Pacific beach in the Mexican province of Oaxaca. The beach, known as Playa de Morro, is an important breeding ground for the Olive Ridley turtles, a species making a comeback after populations suffered over hunting. Adult females Olive Ridleys lay their eggs on some 120 beaches in Mexico, but the biggest numbers go to Morro Ayuta and nearby Escobilla in Oaxaca. The turtles lay around 100 eggs per breed with a 45-day gestation period. During November and December, millions of baby turtles are born here and reach the ocean for first time. "We're estimating that, in these three or four days, some three to five million young will be born which represents approximately 30 to 50 percent of hatchlings on this beach," said coordinator for the Morro Ayuta's turtle camp, Guillermo Gonzalez. Over 20 years ago, the Mexican government implemented ecological plans to protect the sea turtles, including establishing conservation areas and paying local residents to protect turtle nests. Just halfway through the hatching season, biologist Marino Alcantara expects the number of newborns this year to top 2012's hatchlings. "How many are there? Last year we had a report of around 20 million young and we're hoping for a little more because last year we had four to five million and we already have four million and it's just half way through the season," he said. Mexico has several species of turtle, and they are typically ravaged by natural predators, erratic weather and human hunters seeking their meat and eggs. Olive Ridley turtles, found in the Americas and Asia, are listed as endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, although their numbers seem to be rising in the Pacific because of conservation measures.
Views: 414219 The More We Know
♥♥ Relaxing 3 Hour Video of Giant Sea Turtles!
 
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Project this onto your TV using Google Chromecast which is the newest way to enjoy online video and music on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop: http://www.google.com/chromecast Why 3 hours? Tranquil nature soundscapes are excellent for relaxing, meditation, insomnia, studying, tinnitus sufferers, or just play the background scenery on your big screen TV when you are not watching shows. The genre is called "slow television" or "slow TV". Please SUBSCRIBE by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MoneySavingVideos To see my entire playlist click here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLI3kQhLH6NvDGxgc0RBzZG3P2OOUVTWqT Coral reef fish with hawksbill and green sea turtles. Adult green turtles grow to 5 ft long and average weight of mature individuals is 150--420 lb. Adult hawksbill sea turtles have been known to grow up to 3 ft in length, weighing around 180 lb on average. The relaxing music is from "Sunday Morning Peace" used with permission from Jonn Serrie available at http://www.amazon.com/Sunday-Morning-Peace-Jonn-Serrie/dp/B005HUY8N8
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Crowds Cheer as Sea Turtles Return to the Sea | National Geographic
 
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A sea turtle rescue center in North Carolina cares for and rehabilitates injured sea turtles, and returns them to the ocean amid cheering crowds. Sea turtles are resilient, but they are slow to recover. So the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center spends a lot of time and effort to help save loggerhead and other Atlantic Ocean turtles. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more about the rescue center and sea turtle release: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/07/140701-sea-turtle-rescue-conservation-ocean-animals-science/ PRODUCER: Eileen Mignoni VIDEOGRAPHERS: Nacho Corbella and Eileen Mignoni ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: Patrick Davison EDITORS: Nacho Corbella and Eileen Mignoni Crowds Cheer as Sea Turtles Return to the Sea | National Geographic https://youtu.be/HvKGLlMa5ec National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 355690 National Geographic
Sea Turtles Run the Gauntlet | North America
 
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Olive Ridley sea turtle hatchlings run the gauntlet in Costa Rica. Only 5 out of 100 will make it through their first 8 hours out of the nest. North America premieres Sundays at 9|8c starting May 19. | For more, visit http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/north-america#mkcpgn=ytdsc1
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Kivanc Tatlitug Helping Baby Sea Turtles Into The Ocean
 
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Kivanc Tatlitug Helping Baby Sea Turtles Into The Ocean Track: Kasger - Cover It Up [NCS Release] Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds. Watch: https://youtu.be/7TFoiA8rNLc Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/coveritupYO THIS VIDEO IS ONLY FOR ENTERTAINMENT. _________________________________________________________________________ I am here by declare that all Images use to make this video is from Google Search www.google.com . Google Advanced Search Is Used to Find all images, usage rights: free to use, share or modify . Like,Watch and Subscribe.. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research
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Baby Green Sea Turtle in Maui Hawaii
 
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I spotted this small sea turtle swimming off Maui Hawaii. This little guy was about 12 inches long.
Views: 14085 Kendall Roberg
Biggest Sea Turtle in the Caribbean
 
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Some lucky scuba divers had a great encounter with a giant loggerhead sea turtle in Cozumel. This turtle probably weighed over 300 lbs.
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The Ocean Food Chain | Turtle's Guide to the Pacific | BBC Earth
 
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The ocean is a complicated place dense with life, feeding other life. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub WATCH MORE: New on Earth: https://bit.ly/2M3La96 Oceanscapes: https://bit.ly/2Hmd2kZ Wild Thailand: https://bit.ly/2kR7lmh" Welcome to BBC EARTH! The world is an amazing place full of stories, beauty and natural wonder. Here you'll find 50 years worth of astounding, entertaining, thought-provoking and educational natural history content. Dramatic, rare, and exclusive, nature doesn't get more exciting than this. Want to share your views with the team behind BBC Earth and win prizes? Join our fan panel: http://tinyurl.com/YouTube-BBCEarth-FanPanel This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.Service information and feedback: http://bbcworldwide.com/vod-feedback--contact-details.aspx
Views: 78406 BBC Earth
Florida Surfer Rescues Drowning Loggerhead Sea Turtle
 
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See our other video where a Florida lifeguard pulls a shark back into water with his bare hands: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DNyF0_ocu4 COCOA BEACH, Florida -- A surfer came to the rescue of a loggerhead sea turtle that was tangled in fishing lines just south of the Cocoa Beach Pier this afternoon. The turtle's flippers were so entangled that it could be seen gasping for air from the ocean's surface as it struggled to free itself from the mono-filament. Seeing the marine reptile in distress, a nearby surfer paddled over to help the sea turtle while risking a possible bite from the animal. Loggerhead sea turtles have a bite force so powerful, that they can easily tear through a conch shell - a mainstay of the turtle's diet. After a few minutes, the surfer had completely untangled the sea turtle and it swam away. Having done his good deed for the day, the surfer then just casually caught the next incoming wave. Loggerhead sea turtles are listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. Editor's Note: There have been some comments made regarding the surfer dropping the line back into the ocean. While it may not show up well on the YouTube version, the higher-definition version of this video clearly shows that there is downward tension on fishing line, away from the turtle, indicating that the line is tethered to the sea floor. The thickness of the line appears to be somewhere between 20 lb. and 40 lb. test, which is not easily broken by bare, wet hands.
Views: 177163 Brevard Times
Helping baby sea turtles into the ocean
 
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http://www.tigresalvaje.com Helping the baby turtles swim out into the ocean was awesome. I got some amazing underwater shots with my Drift Stealth helmet camera in the waterproof enclosure, but didn't get as much underwater shots as I would have liked. I was so excited about what was happening around me that I was forgetting how to make a video. So there is some shaky footage, and maybe not as much as you would like to see of the turtles swimming, but I tried. Making these Tigre Salvaje videos has been a great experience. I really feel like these are some of the most important videos I have ever made. I know people have been donating, and offering their services to do things like build Dave a new website. It sound cliche but I really do have the best fans in the world. Dave is out there all alone, and in a situation like that it is easy to get discouraged. If you have the budget and the time visiting Tigre Salvaje would be a great experience. If you can send a small donation via paypal that would help out immensely http://www.tigresalvaje.com/donate.htm If you can't send any coin I'm sure Dave would appreciate an email saying thanks for what he is doing. Feel free to drop him a line and give a digital pat on the back. I know it would make him smile. [email protected] Song: Eternal Hope Artist: Kevin MacLeod www.incompetech.com
Views: 93200 halfthrottle
Sea Turtle swimming in the ocean and aquarium videos compilation
 
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My Friends, discover cute adorable sea turtles swimming in the ocean in 6 spots Roatan, Hawaii etc. Happy Joys to invite You to subscribe to my Video Channel, Thank You - http://goo.gl/wdCj68 List of videos (Video Credits) 1. SeaQuest Deep on Roatan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCd0kRsxYKM 2. Wai'opae Marine Life Conservation District, Hawaii https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsP6jli5NKY 3. Hawksbill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUnh5srBC0A 4. Jenks aquarium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lfnNEl1wCY 5. Kahekili Beach (Old Airport Beach) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVBhDysEJ3E 6. Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iNDuRU5oZI Video is licensed under: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication Invite You To Follow http://plus.google.com Profiles Stella San https://plus.google.com/114512468123776014795/posts Anthony Zheng Gao https://plus.google.com/+ZhengGaoAnthony/posts Article links from http://wikipedia.org - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_turtles - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swimming - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquatic_locomotion Links Licensed under: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Views: 5286 Yeah Likes
ENDANGERED OCEANS, SEA TURTLES
 
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SEA TURTLES, THE CURRENT SITUATION The protection of the different species of sea turtles is becoming essential, if we want to guarantee their survival. The decline in turtle populations worldwide is due to various causes: different characteristics of their life cycle, vulnerability in some of their stages, bycatch, ship strikes, marine pollution, accidental ingestion of plastics, consumption of their meat and eggs, habitat destruction and building on their spawning grounds. The World Conservation Union (IUCN) (http://www.iucn.org/), has included sea turtles in their lists of threatened animals. In the category of critically endangered species we find: Lora (Lepidochelys kempi), Carey (Eretmochelys imbricata) and Leatherback (Dermochelys caretta). In the category of endangered species: Boba or Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta), Tabasco turtle or White turtle (Chelonia mydas) and Olive Ridley or Olivacea (Lepidochelys olivacea).They are also listed in Appendix I of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) (www.cites.org) containing all species of animals and plants threatened or endangered. These lists should give support to governments so they would cooperate with each other to prohibit the international trade of these animals. SITUATION IN CABO VERDE Cabo Verde is the third largest nesting area for loggerhead sea turtles worldwide, with between 9,000 and 22,000 nests per year. It is the only stable nesting spot in the Eastern Atlantic. Most spawns occur in the eastern islands of the archipelago: Sal, Maio and Bonavista, the latter being the main spawning ground. We also found in the area four other species of turtles: Tabasco turtle or White turtle (youth), Carey (youth), Leatherback turtle (sporadic adults) and Olive Ridley or Olivacea (ill or deceased individuals). The main threats to the turtles found in Cabo Verde are: development of coastal tourism and unsustainable consumption of turtle meat and eggs by local people, despite it being illegal. Unfortunately, human impacts are responsible for the rapid decline of sea turtle populations in recent years. It is important that we educate ourselves on the issues that are destroying our oceans and sea turtle populations. If we work to solve these problems, we can create a better marine ecosystem that will be mutually beneficial to humans and animals. Despite laws protecting sea turtles in most countries, the illegal trade of their meat of turtles continues to be a threat. In many parts of the world, these animals are harvested for their meat and eggs which are used for human consumption and in some places are considered a delicacy. Therefore, environmental education, responsible consumption and sustainable tourism are crucial for the survival of sea turtles.
Views: 6297 Nakawe Project
The Survival of the Sea Turtle
 
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Watch the miraculous journey of infant sea turtles as these tiny animals run the gauntlet of predators and harsh conditions. Then, in numbers, see how human behavior has made their tough lives even more challenging. Lesson by Scott Gass, animation by Veronica Wallenberg and Johan Sonestedt. View the full lesson at: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-survival-of-the-sea-turtle
Views: 942368 TED-Ed
Sea Turtle Realistic Acrylic Painting Tutorial Ocean Nautical Step by Step Lesson
 
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Learn how to draw and paint a sea turtle! Easy and fun acrylic painting tutorial by Angela Anderson. Create your own beautiful artwork with this step by step, real time, full length live stream lesson with guided instructions. Materials Used: 12" x 16" Canvas Panel: http://amzn.to/2cOn8QT Heavy Body Acrylic Paints: http://goo.gl/r9mZPZ Titanium White Unbleached Titanium Phthalo Blue Phthalo Green Cadmium Yellow Medium Burnt Sienna Burnt Umber Raw Sienna Carbon Black Acrylic Synthetic Brushes from The Brush Guys: http://bit.ly/angelafineartbrushes 5% discount code: "angelafineart" Princeton 6100 Bright #10 Princeton 6100 Bright #6 Princeton 6100 Bright #4 Princeton 6100 Flat #2 Princeton 6100 Round #1 Princeton 6100 Round #4 Zen Angle Shader 3/8" Royal Soft Grip Texture Set #4 Fan Brush Glazing Medium: http://amzn.to/2eNEzz1 Sea Sponge http://amzn.to/2iJtn7G Paper Towels (Viva or Scott Shop) http://amzn.to/2cOrAiA Spray Bottle http://amzn.to/2c66iva Strathmore Visual Journal Mixed Media Pad: http://amzn.to/2lgH1At Chalk or Scribe-All Pencils http://amzn.to/2kDhHb3 You can help support this channel on Patreon and receive traceables and other exclusive rewards here: https://www.patreon.com/angelafineart Please subscribe https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=angelafineart and give a thumbs up if you enjoyed this video. Thank you for watching! Social Media Contacts: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/angelafineart Email: [email protected] (send photos here or facebook) My Website: http://www.angelaandersonfineart.com/ Google +: https://plus.google.com/+angelafineart Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/angelaandersonfineart Thankful Art Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thankfulart Angelooney: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AngelooneyWinterPaintIn My Blog: http://angelaandersonart.blogspot.com/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/angelafineart/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/angelafineart Instagram: https://instagram.com/thankfulart Snail Mail: P.O. Box 12171, Russellville, AR 72812 (I'd love to hear from you!) Copyright info: Videos produced by Angela Anderson (angelafineart) are intended for private use only by non-profit community, home and school groups. Please contact me for commercial/retail use licensing information. Feel free to embed the videos as is, but please do not alter, remove watermarks, re-upload or otherwise change the original video. Thank you.
Views: 44589 Angela Anderson
Endangered Ocean: Sea Turtles
 
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Did you know that sea turtles have been living on planet Earth since the time of the dinosaurs? Around 110 million years. There are seven different species of sea turtles, six of which - green, hawksbill, Kemp's ridley, leatherback, loggerhead, and the olive ridley - can be found throughout the ocean in both warm and cool waters. The seventh species, the flatback, lives only in Australia. A healthy ocean depends on sea turtles. And sea turtles need our help. Get the story in 2:45 minutes. Original video source: http://oceantoday.noaa.gov/endoceanseaturtles/
Views: 11333 usoceangov
Loggerhead Turtle burying eggs and returning to the ocean
 
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Video take July 5, 2013 at Melbourne Beach, FL. From Wikipedia: The loggerhead sea turtle is found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. It spends most of its life in saltwater and estuarine habitats, with females briefly coming ashore to lay eggs. The loggerhead sea turtle has a low reproductive rate; females lay an average of four egg clutches and then become quiescent, producing no eggs for two to three years. The loggerhead reaches sexual maturity within 17--33 years and has a lifespan of 47--67 years. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loggerhead_turtle
Views: 17135 Sara Robertson
How Baby Sea Turtles Find Their Way Home
 
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The cutest conservation story ever? Maybe. Do it for the turtles… SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Want to wear your love for science? We’ve got merch: http://dftba.com/besmart Special thanks to Dr. Donna Shaver and the Padre Island National Seashore Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery for having us! Andrés Herrera film courtesy of Dr. Thane Wibbels - University of Alabama at Birmingham References/Learn More: Bevan, E., et al. "Estimating the historic size and current status of the Kemp's ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) population." Ecosphere 7.3 (2016). Johnsen, Sönke, and Kenneth J. Lohmann. "The physics and neurobiology of magnetoreception." Nature Reviews Neuroscience 6.9 (2005): 703-712. Lohmann, Kenneth J., Nathan F. Putman, and Catherine MF Lohmann. "Geomagnetic imprinting: a unifying hypothesis of long-distance natal homing in salmon and sea turtles." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences105.49 (2008): 19096-19101. Lohmann, Kenneth, and Catherine Lohmann. "Detection of magnetic inclination angle by sea turtles: a possible mechanism for determining latitude." Journal of Experimental Biology 194.1 (1994): 23-32. Putman, Nathan F., et al. "Evidence for geomagnetic imprinting as a homing mechanism in Pacific salmon." Current Biology 23.4 (2013): 312-316. Shaver, Donna J., and Charles W. Caillouet Jr. "Reintroduction of Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtle to Padre Island National Seashore, Texas and its connection to head-starting." Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10.1 (2015): 378-435. Ueda, H. "Physiological mechanisms of imprinting and homing migration in Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp." Journal of fish biology 81.2 (2012): 543-558. ---------------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment or check us out at the links below! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Twitter: http://twitter.com/okaytobesmart http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Snapchat: YoDrJoe Produced by PBS Digital Studios Music via APM Stock images from SciencePhoto http://www.sciencephoto.com/ and Shutterstock http://www.shutterstock.com
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♥♥ Giant Sea Turtles in Coral Reef (3 hours)
 
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See my newest Turtle video ♥♥ Relaxing 3 Hour Video of Giant Sea Turtles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix_yTI_oQFQ&list=PLI3kQhLH6NvDGxgc0RBzZG3P2OOUVTWqT Project this onto your TV using Google Chromecast which is the newest way to enjoy online video and music on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop: http://www.google.com/chromecast Why 3 hours? Tranquil nature soundscapes are excellent for relaxing, yoga, meditation, insomnia, studying, tinnitus sufferers, or just play the background scenery on your big screen TV when you are not watching shows. The genre is called "slow television" or "slow TV". Please SUBSCRIBE by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=MoneySavingVideos To see my entire playlist click here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLI3kQhLH6NvDGxgc0RBzZG3P2OOUVTWqT Coral reef with hawksbill and green sea turtles. Adult green turtles grow to 5 ft long and average weight of mature individuals is 150--420 lb. Adult hawksbill sea turtles have been known to grow up to 3 ft in length, weighing around 180 lb on average. The relaxing music is from "Sunday Morning Peace" used with permission from Jonn Serrie available at http://www.amazon.com/Sunday-Morning-Peace-Jonn-Serrie/dp/B005HUY8N8
Views: 1913309 MoneySavingVideos
► Underwater Marine Life: Sea Turtles, Coral Reef Fish, Ocean Fish & Relax Music (1080p HD)
 
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Short Video of Underwater Marine Life & Amazing Nature Scenery 。Coral Reef Fish, Ocean Fish & Sea Turtles in Full 1080p HD 。 Relax Music ★► Follow on Spotify・https://goo.gl/s0li3H ★► Subscribe Today!・http://goo.gl/pRRlja YOU CAN FIND MY MUSIC ON: ★► iTunes: https://goo.gl/1YWSK1 ★► Spotify: https://goo.gl/s0li3H ★► Google Play: https://goo.gl/SmO1ZY ★► Amazon: https://goo.gl/wFCsU3 WHITE NOISE & MEDITATION SOUNDS: ★★ Official Store: https://sellfy.com/cattrumpetmusic SOCIALS: ★► Follow on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cattrumpet ★► Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cattrumpetmusic ★► Follow on Instagram: https://instagram.com/cattrumpetmusic ★► Follow on Tumblr: http://cat-trumpet-music.tumblr.com ★► Follow on SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/cattrumpetmusic MY OTHER CHANNEL: ►► Subscribe to my ASMR Channel: https://goo.gl/6klf4Q ▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON: ★► https://www.patreon.com/cattrumpetmusic ▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂ ► MOST POPULAR AQUARIUM FISH VIDEO: https://goo.gl/5hRDMy ► ANOTHER RELAXING FISH VIDEO: https://goo.gl/QX9Hvf Music Credits: Artist: Kevin MacLeod Website: http://incompetech.com Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Video Credits: Licensed by: Videoblocks
Views: 60520 Cat Trumpet
Sea Turtle Entangled in Ghost Net Rescued
 
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This video shows the detrimental effects of so-called ghost nets on marine animals. ***Warning: GRAPHIC CONTENT*** Video Credit and Copyright: Christine Figgener *** This footage is managed exclusively by Viralvideouk.com. If you wish to license this footage please contact [email protected] For more viral videos check here https://www.youtube.com/user/viralvideouk1 ** ----- Almost to the day exactly one year ago my research team found a plastic drinking straw embedded in a male olive ridley sea turtle's nostril (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wH878t78bw). We removed it and hopefully eased his suffering and improved his quality of life. This past 9th of August 2016, my research team once again encountered a sea turtle in distress. We found an exhausted olive ridley female swimming close to our research boat and she was dragging a huge bulk of discarded fishing net behind her. Parts of it were wrapped around her throat and had already started to cut into her flesh. We took her onboard our boat, cut-off the net, and disinfected her cuts with iodine. Due to the knowledge of the scarcity of sea turtle rehab facilities and lack of expert care for injured sea turtles in Costa Rica, we released the female back into the water since she seemed otherwise healthy and strong. As biologists, we don't actively seek out injured wildlife, but our research happens to position us at the front-lines of reality looking at the detrimental effects of human impact on wildlife. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Our research is approved by the US IACUC and is conducted under research permits issued by the Costa Rican government, MINAE/SINAC and CONAGEBio. If you like what my research team and I are doing, please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign to finance our next field season. https://www.gofundme.com/wuhvd6zj If you would like to find out more about our work in Costa Rica and the members of our field team, Brie Myre, Kim Lato, and Marcus Saikaley, check out our field blog http://plotkinlabtamu.wixsite.com/plotkinlab/blog At this point, I would like to thank again everyone that donated to my GoFundMe Campaign during the past year! Without you, this field season 2016 wouldn't have been possible and we wouldn't have been to the right time at the right place to help. Thank you! If you are interested in following my adventures in the world of marine turtles and ocean conservation, make sure to also follow me on Social Media: IG http://bit.ly/2Ky4DR5 - @ocean_amazon Twitter http://bit.ly/2lJpu64 - @ChrisFiggener Facebook http://bit.ly/2MBeFyp - @cfiggener http://puranatura.zenfolio.com/ Contact Email: [email protected] http://www.bio.tamu.edu/index.php/directory/graduate-student-figgener/ Christine Figgener, Dipl.-Biol. (M.S.) ----------------------------------------------------- GHOST NETS "Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen. These nets, often nearly invisible in the dim light, can be left tangled on a rocky reef or drifting in the open sea. They can entangle fish, dolphins, sea turtles, sharks, dugongs, crocodiles, seabirds, crabs, and other creatures, including the occasional human diver. Acting as designed, the nets restrict movement, causing starvation, laceration and infection, and suffocation in those that need to return to the surface to breathe. " https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_net If you would like to learn more about Ghost Nets. http://oliveridleyproject.org/what-are-ghost-nets/ https://www.mission-blue.org/2013/05/ghost-nets-among-the-greatest-killers-in-our-oceans/ http://www.ghostfishing.org/the-problem/
Views: 7464537 Sea Turtle Biologist
Baby Sea Turtles Hatch and Walk To The Ocean | The Dodo
 
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Baby Sea Turtles Hatch and Walk To The Ocean | These baby sea turtles are climbing out of their nest — now they have to find their way to the ocean all by themselves! Love Animals? Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCINb0wqPz-A0dV9nARjJlOQ?sub_confirmation=1 Footage provided by ViralHog: (https://www.facebook.com/viralhog/) Follow The Dodo: Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedodosite/timeline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dodo Watch us on Snapchat Discover: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The-Dodo/4978545017 Love our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedodo/ Check out our site: www.thedodo.com For the love of animals. Pass it on.
Views: 39911 The Dodo
Man Jumps Into Ocean to Save 700-Pound Sea Turtle Being Choked By Kelp
 
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Jason Kunewa was out on a boat when he noticed a leatherback sea turtle tangled in sea kelp. It was wrapped around it's left fin and neck. He didn't think twice, grabbed his GoPro, a knife and jumped into the ocean to save the 700-pound turtle. But saving the turtle had an extra special meaning for him. His aunt and grandmother in Hawaii often save sea turtles which are considered sacred animals to their family. Kunewa even has a tattoo on his arm of a sea turtle which is his family's symbol.
Views: 208117 Inside Edition
4Ocean Partners with FAU® Marine Research Lab to Help Sea Turtles
 
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Sea turtles have lived on earth for over 100 million years, but the plastic pollution in our oceans and coastlines are a detriment to their livelihood. 4Ocean is partnering with Florida Atlantic University® Marine Research Lab to help the future of sea turtles.
Views: 1513 4Ocean
Sea Turtle Nesting Video
 
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http://www.seeturtles.org/ An educational video by SEE Turtles about the nesting process of sea turtles. Learn how female turtles come ashore to lay their eggs and how hatchlings make their way to the ocean. Join a sea turtle conservation tour: http://www.seeturtles.org/upcoming-tours Donate to help save baby sea turtles today: http://www.seeturtles.org/billion-baby-turtles/ Learn more about our School Program: Educational presentations: http://www.seeturtles.org/class-presentations/ Sea Turtle Field Trips: http://www.seeturtles.org/student-field-trips/ Free sea turtle lesson plans: http://www.seeturtles.org/lesson-plans/ Follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/SEEturtles/ https://www.instagram.com/see_turtles/ https://twitter.com/SEEturtles
Views: 270124 SEE Turtles
Sea Turtle Migration Video
 
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http://www.seeturtles.org/education-program An educational video by SEE Turtles about sea turtle migrations including leatherbacks and loggerheads. Learn how these amazing animals swim thousands of miles to find food and nesting beaches. Join a sea turtle conservation tour: http://www.seeturtles.org/upcoming-tours Donate to help save baby sea turtles: http://www.seeturtles.org/billion-baby-turtles/ Learn more about our School Program: Educational presentations: http://www.seeturtles.org/class-presentations/ Sea Turtle Field Trips: http://www.seeturtles.org/student-field-trips/ Free sea turtle lesson plans: http://www.seeturtles.org/lesson-plans/ Follow us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/SEEturtles/ https://www.instagram.com/see_turtles/ https://twitter.com/SEEturtles
Views: 265641 SEE Turtles
Sea Turtle Going Back into The Ocean
 
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A Sea Turtle on New Smyrna Beach Florida going back into the Ocean.
Views: 1164 Joe Addalia
Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released into the Ocean 360 | Our Blue Planet | Earth Unplugged
 
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A group of turtle hatchlings is safely released, watch their first steps towards the sea in this 360 video! Subscribe to Earth Unplugged: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthUnplugged   This video was filmed with Project Biodiversity, an NGO in Cape Verde who relocate turtle nests at risk from Human Impact. Turtles here are at risk from light pollution, stray dogs and litter on beaches. Once the nests have hatched the team bring the turtles down to the beach so they can make their way out into the ocean. Animal Slow Motion: http://bit.ly/EarthUnpluggedSlowMotionTimelapse Expedition and Location Films: http://bit.ly/EarthUnpluggedExpeditionsAndLocationFilms Big Questions with Maddie Moate: http://bit.ly/BigQuestionsWithMaddieMoate Wilderness Sessions: http://bit.ly/WildernessSessionsFilms   #OurBluePlanet is a digital project between BBC Earth and Ocean X Media. Join the conversation over on Twitter @OurBluePlanet. Welcome to Earth Unplugged! We make films about the incredible natural world, we investigate the conundrums, quirks and beautiful science of our amazing planet, delving into the BBC vaults and mixing it up with our own stuff to take a brand new look at Earth. Want to share your views with the team behind BBC Earth and win prizes? Join our fan panel here: http://tinyurl.com/YouTube-BBCEarth-FanPanel This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes. Service information and feedback: http://bbcworldwide.com/vod-feedback--contact-details.aspx
Views: 5414 BBC Earth Unplugged
A sea turtle hatchling makes its way to the ocean
 
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Sea turtle nesting season takes place from May 1 through Oct. 31 along Southwest Florida. Here, a sea turtle hatchling makes its way toward the ocean in Sarasota County. In this video, the sun is starting to rise. But most often, these hatchlings emerge at night. Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and specially trained volunteers monitoring sea turtle nesting activity throughout the season on Longboat Key south through Venice. Female sea turtles and their hatchlings find the water by heading toward the brightest horizon. On a natural beach at night, the ocean horizon is brighter than the shore. On a developed beach, light from waterfront properties can disorient sea turtles and draw them toward roads, drains, yards, swimming pools and other dangerous locations, exhausting the energy they need for reproduction and survival. Keep beaches turtle friendly from May 1 - Oct. 31 by following these tips: Do: If you encounter a nesting turtle or hatchlings, remain quiet and observe from a distance. Shield or turn off outdoor lights that are visible on the beach from May through October. Close drapes after dark and stack beach furniture at the dune line or, ideally, remove it from the beach. Fill in holes that may entrap hatchlings on their way to the water. Place trash in its proper place. Do Not: Approach nesting turtles or hatchlings, make noise, or shine lights at turtles. Use flashlights or fishing lamps on the beach. Encourage a turtle to move while nesting or pick up hatchlings that have emerged and are heading for the water. Use fireworks on the beach. -- Contacts for sea turtle rescue Sea turtles are protected under federal law and any harassment or interference with a sea turtle, living or dead, is subject to penalty. If you witness anyone disturbing a turtle or find an injured or disoriented hatchling or adult, please notify agents with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1-888-404-FWCC (3922), the local sheriff’s department, and/or Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Program at 941-388-4331. If you find a dead or injured sea turtle contact Mote’s Stranding Investigations Program at 941-988-0212.
FAU® Marine Research Lab Releases Baby Sea Turtles
 
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4Ocean joins Florida Atlantic University® Marine Research Lab on an epic sea turtle release.
Views: 406 4Ocean
Sea Turtle Cartoon | Cute Animated Ocean Animals Video for Children | Learn Animals for Kids
 
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This time Baboo will join a friendly Mother Sea Turtle for a swim in the ocean in this animated Sea Turtle Cartoon! Under water they find a beautiful coral reef, a pirate treasure and Baboo even gets to meet a bale of cute Sea Turtle Babies! Please subscribe for more Ocean Animal videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qDWzHgug7clf4-HeGpkpA?sub_confirmation=1 http://www.clubbaboo.com is a kids and parent friendly channel full of fun and exciting videos! We make high quality animations for curious and fun loving preschoolers, babies, toddlers, kindergartners and other young children. Our core values are stimulating creativity, educating knowledge and teaching about friendship, love and respect. Here you can watch nursery rhymes, listen to happy songs and learn about animal sounds, the ABC, recognizing colors, counting numbers and different shapes. We have videos about farm animals, cars, trucks, other vehicles, dinosaurs, horses, princesses and much more! Please subscribe to our channel for more high quality family friendly cartoons for your little ones. Visit our facebook page where you will find fun additional content: http://www.facebook.com/ClubBaboo/ "Upbeat Forever" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ sea animals | sea animals for kids | magic surprise | sea turtle
Views: 8621 Club Baboo
Facts about the Sea Turtle
 
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Welcome to another episode of Natural World Facts! This fact file is all about Sea Turtles in the series Reptiles and Amphibians. - Brief Overview: Turtles are among the oldest groups of reptilians, having evolved millions of years ago. They can be found all over the world and inhabit almost every type of climate. There are seven different species of sea turtle, all of which vary in size and shape. The largest marine turtle is the leatherback. It can grow up to 7 feet (2 meters) long and weighs up to 2,000 lbs. (900 kilograms). The average lifespans of sea turtles can vary from 30 to 100 years, depending on the species. - Appearance: The appearance of marine turtles varies between species. The green sea turtle has a wide, smooth carapace which is brown or olive in colour, depending on its habitat. It is named after the greenish colour of its skin. The leatherback turtle has a rubbery, black shell while all other sea turtles have hard, bony shells. Ridges along its carapace help give it a more streamlined and hydrodynamic structure. Depending on the species, sea turtles colouring can range from olive-green, yellow, greenish-brown, reddish-brown, or black. All species of marine turtles have four flippers to help them swim, unlike tortoises or land turtles which have thick stubby legs for moving on land. - Diet: Sea turtles are omnivores, which means they eat both meat and vegetation, although their diet varies between species. Their diet consists of shrimp, seaweed, crabs, jellyfish, sponges, algae and mollusks. - Habitat: Sea turtles can be found in all the worlds oceans. The Kemp's Ridley turtle usually can be found in the Gulf of Mexico. The Flatback turtle inhabits the ocean around Australia, while the leatherback swims in every ocean on the planet. Green sea turtles and loggerhead turtles tend to stick to tropical and subtropical coastal waters. - Breeding: In the mating season, females and males migrate to the same beach where they were born, using the magnetic fields of the Earth as their guide. The migrations can be over 1,400 miles (2,253 kilometers) long. Sea turtles lay their eggs in clutches of 70 to 190 eggs. Females lay their clutches in holes they have dug in the beach. Once they have laid the eggs, they cover them in sand and return to the sea. Once the eggs hatch, the babies will dig their way out of their hole. Once free, the juveniles hurry to the safety of the sea to avoid being cooked by the sun or eaten by predators. - Status: The Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN red list of threatened species, but the leatherback is listed as vulnerable. Some of the biggest threats to sea turtles include; oil spills, habitat loss (due to coastal development), accidental catching and poaching. Natural World Facts is a channel dedicated to bringing you fascinating facts about our natural world, and the wonderful animals that we share it with. Subscribe for more videos! Leave a suggestion in the comments for what animal you would like to learn about next. OUR WEBSITE: http://goo.gl/Ngj5V6 TWITTER: http://goo.gl/U4T8JX
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The Threat of Plastic to Sea Turtles
 
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New born baby turtles crawling to the ocean
 
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hundreds of baby turtles came out from the sand beach and start crawling toward the ocean. The mother nature created turtles and has his own ability to came out from the sand and crawl to wards ocean where they should live at. More animals video, please subscribe PENANG CHANNEL http://www.youtube.com/user/PenangChannel
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WEB EXTRA: Sea Turtles Hatch and Enter Ocean on Key West Beach
 
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It's sea turtle nesting and hatching season in the Florida Keys, and the Key West Sea Turtle Club and other local environmental organizations are patrolling beaches to help ensure turtle nests and hatchlings are protected.
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All About Sea Turtles
 
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Explore the lives of these ancient reptiles.
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Virtual Reality Green Sea Turtle in 360° VR 4K
 
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Children cheer as Sandy the giant green sea turtle awakens from her lazy slumber on the sandy beaches of Poipu, Kauai, and ambles back into her ocean home! Experience this special moment in 360° virtual reality! Move your mobile device around you to view the scenery in virtual reality (VR). You can also swipe with your fingers. To experience full 360° VR immersion, view this video using Google Cardboard, Daydream, Gear VR, HTC Vive, or Oculus Rift.
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Florida Keys Webcam Captures Sea Turtle Hatch
 
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Using infrared lighting, a live-streaming, high-definition "turtle webcam" positioned on a beach in the Florida Keys recorded the hatch of about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles on Friday, July 25, just before 9 p.m. Friday evening, the 3-inch-long babies erupted from a hole, came out en masse and headed to the Atlantic Ocean under dim moonlight. The camera uses infrared lighting so hatchlings won't be confused by artificial light and will go to sea — guided by moonlight reflecting on the water -- instead of pushing further onto land. The webcam has been focused on the nest in the Lower Keys for almost two weeks, and is part of ongoing efforts in the Florida Keys to raise awareness of sea turtles and the need to protect them. Loggerhead, green, leatherback, hawksbill and Kemp's ridley sea turtles nest on beaches in the Keys and other parts of Florida, and inhabit Florida and Keys waters. All five species are considered either threatened or endangered, and are protected by the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973. The webcam was approved by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. Online: http://www.fla-keys.com/turtlecam
Views: 126609 FloridaKeysTV
Plastic Fork Removed From Sea Turtle's Nose
 
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Video recorded by Sean A. Williamson. This olive ridley sea turtle was found with a plastic fork stuck inside its nostril. Lamentably, this is a consequence of a world of single-use, non-biodegradable plastic. There is a solution and it lies in our own decisions. Please say no to all single-use plastic. Every plastic straw, plastic bag, or plastic bottle that ends up in the oceans could mean the difference between life or death for any number of marine animals. The choice is easy. There are sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics. Canvas bags can replace plastic bags, bamboo cutlery can replace plastic cutlery. Please be part of the movement away from single use plastics. Nathan J. Robinson and the Las Baulas field team were able to remove the fork and the turtle returned to the ocean breathing freely! To learn more about our work and support sea turtle conservation, please visit: https:/www.leatherback.org Or our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/leatherbacktrust. Share, like, and subscribe!
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Sea Turtles For Kids | All About Sea Turtles!
 
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Did you know that sea turtles are one of oldest creatures on the earth? They have been around since the time of dinosaurs and have barely changed in over 110 million years! You will find sea turtles in different sizes and colors. Today, The Wild Adventure Girls set out to sea to explore one of the largest marine reptiles in the world, the amazing Sea Turtle! Did you know that sea turtles have roamed the earths ocean for more than 100 million years! These majestic sea creatures have even survived the dinosaurs when the dinosaurs became extinct over 65 million years ago! Join Angelina, Annabella and Scarlett on another wild adventure as they dive deep into the world of sea turtles! Sea Turtles are awesome, and you’ll learn some fun and amazing facts about these gentle giants. Did you know that right now Sea Turtles desperately need our help? They do, sadly sea turtles are critically endangered, and we joined up with the Sea Turtle Conservation organization to bring a message on how we can do our part to make sure sea turtles are around for good! Get ready for a Wild Sea Turtle adventure! HUGE thanks to Sea Turtle Conservation for your awesome message and your mission to save Sea Turtles. To check out more ways to become involved in helping Sea Turtles, please check them out here: https://conserveturtles.org/ **Stay tuned for our upcoming Sea Turtle Giveaway! That’s right, to help spread the message about Sea Turtles we are doing a super cool giveaway! Video to explain how it works is coming soon! ** The Wild Adventure Girls Channel is your fun, one stop connection to a wild world of awesome adventures, amazing science experiments, cool DIY crafts, reviews, awesome animal encounters, "how to" videos, and just plain videos that are "laugh out loud funny" of kids who just want to have FUN! Get ready to laugh, learn, and sometimes SCREAM! at some of our incredible discoveries! So SUBSCRIBE, so we can see YOU on our next Wild Adventure! Now tell us, What Have YOU Discovered Lately? ♥♥♥ Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+♥♥♥ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewildadventuregirls Twitter: https://twitter.com/wildadventure03 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wildadventuregirls See ya on the next Wild Adventure!