Sea turtles 2011

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Review the Tour de Turtles information and vote for the turtle you want the class to adopt.

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Sea turtles 2011

  1. 1. Meet the Turtles<br />Click the right arrow below the slides to move to the next slide. There are a total of <br />18 slides in the presentation. Click the <br />back arrow at the end to replay the slide-show.<br />Click the Blue links to see short videos about the cause the turtles are swimming for and to see the release of the turtles. <br />Close the video page to get back to the slide presentation. <br />Choose the turtle that you would like the<br />grade 1 class to adopt.<br />
  2. 2. My name is Adele.<br />I'm an adult female green sea turtle encountered nesting on July 11, 2011, on the beach in the Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Climate Change to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  3. 3. Hi, I am Bubbles.<br />I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle released with a satellite transmitter on July 31, 2011 from the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida<br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You will be able to view a video of my release. You can then check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br /> I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Plastic Debris to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  4. 4. Hi, I am Crystal.<br />I'm an adult female leatherback sea turtle encountered nesting on May 27, 2011, on Chiriquí Beach in Panama I was first encountered by STC researchers during the 2009 nesting season. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of poor Water Quality to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  5. 5. Hi, my name is Groove.<br />I'm an adult female leatherback sea turtle encountered nesting on May 27, 2011 on Chiriquí Beach in Panama. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Commercial Longline Fisheries to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  6. 6. Hi, my name is<br /> Lightening McQueen.<br />I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle released with a satellite transmitter on July 30, 2011 from the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.<br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You will be able to view a video of my release. You can then check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Light Pollution to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  7. 7. Hi, my name is Mayorita.<br />I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle released with a satellite transmitter on August 5, 2011 from the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awarness about the threat of Coastal Armoring to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  8. 8. Hi, my name is Coral.<br />I'm an adult hawksbill sea turtle encountered nesting on August 2, 2011, on Lover's Beach, Nevis. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You will be able to view the release. You can check out my marathon migration map and follow along as I swim.<br /> I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Illegal Shell Trade to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  9. 9. Hi, my name is Ian.<br />I'm a young green sea turtle caught at Blue Hole, Bermuda. I was released with a satellite transmitter on August 3, 2011<br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell on a boat in Bermuda. You will be able to view a slideshow of the attachment and release. You can check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br /> I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Climate Change to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  10. 10. Hi, my name is Shelle.<br />I'm an adult female leatherback sea turtle encountered nesting on Chiriquí Beach in Panama. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awarness about the threat of Egg Harvest for Consumption to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  11. 11. Hi, my name is Gayle.<br />I'm an adult female leatherback sea turtle encountered nesting on Galibi beach, Suriname. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awarness about the threat of Invasive Species Predation to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  12. 12. Hi, my name is Rapunzel.<br />I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle released with a satellite transmitter on July 30, 2011 from the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.<br />A satellite transmitter was be applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You will be able to view a video of my release. You can then check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Commercial Trawl Fisheries to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  13. 13. Hi, my name is Squirt.<br />I have returned to nest again. I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle encountered nesting on May 31, 2011, in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Florida. I was first satellite tagged in 2009 and took part in the Tour de Turtles. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Oil Spills to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  14. 14. Hi, my name is Journey.<br />I'm an adult female loggerhead sea turtle encountered nesting on May 9, 2011 in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a video of a loggerhead release. Starting on August 15, you can check out my marathon migration map, and follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Native Species Predation to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  15. 15. Hi, my name is Paradise.<br />I'm an adult hawksbill sea turtle encountered nesting on August 3, 2011, on Cotton Ground Beach, Nevis. I was originally flipper tagged when I nested on Lover's Beach in 2007.<br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a video of my release. You can check out my marathon migration map and follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awarness about the threat of Beach Nourishment to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  16. 16. Hi, my name is Odessa.<br />I'm an adult female green sea turtle encountered nesting on July 10, 2011, on the beach in the Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. <br />A satellite transmitter was applied to my shell after I finished nesting. You can view a slideshow of the attachment and release. Check out my marathon migration map, where you can follow along as I swim.<br />I'm swimming to raise awareness about the threat of Adult Harvest for Meat Consumption to sea turtles. Please help me raise awareness about my cause by supporting me!<br />
  17. 17. Use the Migration Maps to <br />track all the Turtles!<br />
  18. 18. Grade 1 students…. Please review with your family, the turtles<br />and the causes they represent. <br />Choose the most deserving turtle to adopt. Email your name<br /> and the name of the turtle you are voting for to: <br />hts_gr1@yahoo.com<br />

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