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Sea Turtles Arriving At ‘Temporary Home’

Sea Turtles Arriving At ‘Temporary Home’

The sea turtle relocation project in which sea turtles “will be netted based on methods used successfully for turtle tagging operations and temporarily relocated inside a purpose-built ocean enclosure” near the Aquarium in Flatts” is underway.A recent statement from the Government said, “In anticipation of intense boating activity... Read more of this article

BEST: ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ With Turtle Relocation

BEST: ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ With Turtle Relocation

[Updated] “The planned temporary relocating of turtles — certainly with the turtles’ interest at heart — from the America’s Cup main racecourse, poses a number of environmental and ethical dilemmas,” BEST said today. It was previously announced that in “anticipation of intense boating activity in the Great Sound,” the America’s... Read more of this article

Additional Information On Sea Turtle Relocation

Additional Information On Sea Turtle Relocation

Starting this week, America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA], in cooperation with the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ], are coordinating the collection of sea turtles in anticipation of increased marine traffic in the Great Sound over May and June. “It is well known in the sea turtle conservation community that where there are turtles and boats,... Read more of this article

Greenrock On Relocation Plan For Sea Turtles

Greenrock On Relocation Plan For Sea Turtles

“Greenrock was surprised by the announcement to capture and relocate sea turtles from the Great Sound for May and June, it is certainly an interesting initiative, and one that raises some questions for consideration,” Greenrock Executive Director Jonathan Starling said. Earlier this month the Government said that in “anticipation of intense... Read more of this article

Sea Turtles Being ‘Temporarily Relocated’

Sea Turtles Being ‘Temporarily Relocated’

[Updated] In “anticipation of intense boating activity in the Great Sound,” the America’s Cup Bermuda is “coordinating a temporary sea turtle relocation project,” in which “sea turtles will be netted based on methods used successfully for turtle tagging operations and temporarily relocated inside a purpose-built ocean... Read more of this article