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1 online resource (51 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
viii, 199 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xvi, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword / by Stephen Curley
  • Preface
  • Sea turtles and the threats to their survival
  • Sea turtle species
  • The nesting experience
  • Threats to sea turtles
  • A traveler's guide to sea turtles
  • United States
  • California and the West Coast
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Caribbean islands
  • Cayman Islands sea turtle farming
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Puerto Rico
  • St. Eustatius
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Mexico
  • Baja California Sur
  • Colima
  • Guerrero
  • Oaxaca
  • Quintana Roo
  • Central America
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Uruguay
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles, Athens
  • The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, Zakynthos
  • Africa
  • Cape Verde
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Kenya, Watamu Turtle Program
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Indian Ocean
  • India
  • Oman
  • South Pacific
  • National Park of American Samoa/National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Indonesia
  • Ulithi Sea Turtle Project, Micronesia
  • Samoa
  • Arnavons Community Marine Conservation Area, Solomon Islands
  • Captive encounters
  • Reef HQ Aquarium, Australia
  • Neotropical Foundation, Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Xcaret, Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • South Africa
  • United States
  • Resources and organizations.
Sea turtle populations around the world are endangered, and in recent years tourism has been a critical element in worldwide efforts to save them. More travelers seek meaningful experiences that bring them close to nature and wildlife, and opportunities to interact with and help sea turtles now exist at locations around the globe, from remote beaches to urban labs. In A Worldwide Travel Guide to Sea Turtles, a scientist, a conservationist, and a journalist have come together to provide a guide to the places where people can view sea turtles and participate in authentic conservation projects. Covering five continents and including the South Pacific and Caribbean, the authors direct readers to the parks, reserves, and research sites where they can responsibly observe turtles in the wild, especially nesting beaches where people can see female sea turtles lay eggs and hatchlings make their harrowing journey from nest to sea. Options for on-site lodging and other amenities are included, if available, as well as details of other nearby attractions that travelers may wish to include in their itineraries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781623491611 20160616
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
v, 31 p. ; 30 cm.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
116 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
x, 184 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
37 pages : color illustrations, 2 color maps ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
2 volumes (108; 16 pages) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • [1] Uma ação de resultados
  • [2] Místicas e interações : caderno de exercícios.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource (12 min.)
In 2001, the Ashaninka community of the river Amonia adopted a new system for the sustainable management of the tracajá, a type of river turtle that had become scarce due to over-consumption of its eggs and meat by whites and Indians.
www.aspresolver.com Alexander Street Anthropology
1 online resource (11 min.)
In 2001, the Ashaninka community of the river Amonia adopted a new system for the sustainable management of the tracajá, a type of river turtle that had become scarce due to over-consumption of its eggs and meat by whites and Indians.
www.aspresolver.com Alexander Street Anthropology
xi, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm.
  • Black vultures (Coragyps atratus) foraging on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtle eggs and hatchlings / Joanna Burger and Michael Gochfeld
  • Spatial-temporal distribution of Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempi) and green turtles (Chelonia mydas) nests in a beach of the north of veracruz, mexico / Jorge E. Morales-Mávil, Laura Acela Contreras-Vega, Arturo Serrano, Jazmín Cobos-Silva and Leonel Zavaleta-Lizárraga --Spirorchiidiosis and other forms of parasitosis in sea turtles on the coast of Brazil / Max Rondon Werneck, Hassan Jerdy Leandro and Eulógio Carlos Queiroz Carvalho
  • Mitigation strategies for the reduction of sea turtle bycatch in the Mediterranean bottom trawl fisheries / Alessandro Lucchetti, Jacopo Pulcinella, Valeria Angelini, Sauro Pari, Tommaso Russo, Stefano Cataudella and Massimo Virgili
  • Marine turtles : conservation strategies and future research / Ohiana Revuelta.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xii, 338 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
The journals of early maritime explorers traversing the Atlantic Ocean often describe swarms of sea turtles, once a plentiful source of food. Many populations had been decimated by the 1950s, when Archie Carr and others raised public awareness of their plight. One species, the green turtle, has been the most heavily exploited due to international demand for turtle products, especially green turtle soup. The species has achieved some measure of recovery due to thirty years of conservation efforts, but remains endangered. In "The Case of the Green Turtle", Alison Rieser provides an unparalleled look into the way science and conservation interact by focusing on the most controversial aspect of green turtle conservation-farming. While proponents argued that farming green sea turtles would help save them, opponents countered that it encouraged a taste for turtle flesh that would lead to the slaughter of wild stocks. The clash of these viewpoints once riveted the world. Rieser relies on her expertise in ocean ecology, policy, and law to reveal how the efforts to preserve sea turtles changed marine conservation and the way we view our role in the environment. Her study of this early conservation controversy will fascinate anyone who cares about sea turtles or the oceans in which they live.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421405797 20160609
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
1 videodisc (approximately 70 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Dolby Digital. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file. DVD video.
"Sea turtles globally are in trouble, and human activities are largely to blame. The most critically endangered sea turtle in the world, the Kemp's Ridley, is in the most danger of becoming extinct. Once heralded as an endangered species success story in the making, it would all change after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This feature length documentary focuses on a record-breaking sea turtle stranding season in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where over 1,200 cold-stunned sea turtles washed ashore, over 90 percent of the Kemp's Ridley sea turtles. Hundreds of people from over 10 states and 21 institutions came together to rescue these cold-stunned sea turtles, which also features 'the largest airlift of an endangered species, probably anywhere in the United States, and quite possibly the world.' It will take the actions of humans in New England, Texas, Georgia and across the United States and in Mexico to prevent the extinction and determine the ultimate survival of the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle."--Container.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Marine Biology Library (Miller), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
252 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
A passionate account by an ardent conservationist who records his experiences while undertaking fundamental research, this book details how sea turtles are suddenly struggling to survive, largely because of harm that has been done to the planet's oceans and beaches. Much can be learned about the condition of the planet's environment by looking at sea turtles because they have existed for more than 100 million years and travel throughout the world's oceans. Including descriptions of the life cycles of turtles as well as fascinating facts, this book asks what their demise means for the human species. The remarkable story also highlights the active role South Africa has played in protecting its own sea turtle population and researching the turtle populations in neighboring countries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781431405626 20160612
Green Library
xxiii, 376 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Biology and conservation of sea turtles in the eastern Pacific Ocean : a general overview / Jeffrey A. Seminoff ... [et al.]
  • Sea turtles in the tropical high seas : climate variability, oceanography, and ecosystem responses / Vincent S. Saba
  • Offshore oasis : ecology of sea turtles at Oceanic islands of the eastern Pacific / Patricia Zárate
  • Sea turtles of the U.S. West Coast : life in the higher latitudes / Scott R. Benson and Peter H. Dutton
  • Fisheries management off the U.S. West Coast : a progressive model for sea turtle conservation / Mark Helvey and Christina Fahy
  • No "silver bullets" but plenty of options : working with artisanal fishers in the eastern Pacific to reduce incidental sea turtle mortality in longline fisheries / Martin Hall, Yonat Swimmer, and Mariluz Parga
  • International instruments : critical tools for conserving marine turtles in the eastern Pacific Ocean / Jack Frazier
  • Leatherbacks in the balance : reconciling human pressures and conservation efforts in Pacific Costa Rica / Bryan P. Wallace and Rotney Piedra Chacón
  • Nesting beach conservation in the Mexican Pacific : the bridge between sea turtles and people / Ana Rebeca Barragán
  • Saving the eastern Pacific hawksbill from extinction : last chance or chance lost? / Alexander R. Gaos and Ingrid L. Yañez
  • Current conservation status of the black sea turtle in Michoacán, Mexico / Carlos Delgado Trejo and Javier Alvarado Díaz
  • Empowering small-scale fishermen to be conservation heroes : a trinational fishermen's exchange to protect loggerhead turtles / S. Hoyt Peckham and David Maldonado Díaz
  • Interpreting signs of olive ridley recovery in the eastern Pacific / Pamela T. Plotkin, Raquel Briseño-Dueñas, and F. Alberto Abreu-Grobois.
The first third of the book considers the biology of the turtles, focusing on general overviews of current ecological management challenges facing the turtles' survival. The second third treats issues of marine policy related to turtle conservation. In conclusion, the book offers six compelling stories of conservation success. By the end, readers will have gained a in-depth view not only of these magnificent creatures, but also the people involved in research and conservation efforts in one of the most remarkable regions of our planet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816511587 20160614
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
415 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
152 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Green Library


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