Category: Conservation

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Oct2014
 A 93-pound loggerhead sea turtle is hoisted out of its holding tank onto an examination table. It’s time to clean and checkup on an injury on the rear-right of its shell. The table is rolled into the examination room, where visitors ... Read More

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Oct2014

Plastic Oceans

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October 9, 2014
This week, we hear from Bonnie Monteleone from Plastic Ocean Project, Inc. Her ocean plastic art will be showcased at the Aquarium until December. Learn more about her work here.Art is universally engaging.  We do not even need to speak the same language to understand the message an artist wants to ... Read More

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Mar2014
A hidden nest, a perilous trek, a temporary home and a Coast Guard escort make the successful release of two loggerhead sea turtles by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher quite an epic tale.The sea turtles began their journey in August 2012, when they ... Read More

31

Mar2014

Womble Goes Home

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March 31, 2014
N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher summer campers paraded on to the beach at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area Thursday. Leading their way was a special friend, a healthy green sea turtle that had been found on the same beach in May, ... Read More

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Mar2014
A rehabilitated green sea turtle will be released by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher on Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. on the beach at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area. The release will take place near the pedestrian access ... Read More

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Mar2014
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher continues to care for several cold-stunned sea turtles that arrived at the Aquarium on New Years Day from New England. Some of the loggerhead sea turtles recovered quickly and were returned to the sea. ... Read More

31

Mar2014
Photo credit: DJ Struntz The boat rocked gently, adrift in the Gulf Stream. A small crew from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher watched as their co-worker lifted ... Read More

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