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“And for the Turtles!”: International Conservation Efforts

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

By the 1960s, Carr's activities for international sea turtle conservation developed along several pathways. The Caribbean Conservation Corporation and support from the US Navy facilitated Operation ... More


Further Results of Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Biology

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Carr spent more than thirty years dedicated to the study of the ecology and migration of sea turtles. Many of the stories he had heard from the turtle captains had been confirmed through tag returns ... More


Study and Conservation of Sea Turtles

Frederick Rowe Davis

in The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310771
eISBN:
9780199790098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310771.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The seven years following the Carrs return from Honduras proved to be highly productive and successful. Carr published High Jungles and Low and the Handbook of Turtles. He also inaugurated his study ... More


Parque Marino Las Baulas: Conservation Lessons From a New National Park and From 45 Years of Conservation of Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

James R. Spotila and Frank V. Paladino

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the biology of sea turtles in the tropical dry forest beaches of Costa Rica. It first discusses the development of Parque Marino Las Baulas on the Guanacaste coast. It then ... More


A veterinary perspective on the conservation physiology and rehabilitation of sea turtles

Charles Innis and Kara Dodge

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Sea turtle populations are threatened globally due to anthropogenic and natural factors, including fisheries interactions, watercraft strike, hunting, habitat loss, pollution, climate change, and ... More


Energetics of Leatherback Sea Turtles: A Step toward Conservation

David R. Jones, Amanda L. Southwood, and Russel D. Andrews

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses experimental approaches used to study the ecology and physiology of the critically endangered leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea). It describes the measurement of ... More


Turtles and Tortoises

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224179
eISBN:
9780520925205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the diversity of turtles and tortoises in Baja California and the Gulf of California. It examines their characteristics, distribution, and natural history. The Emylidae (pond ... More


Modified and Unmodified Turtle Remains from Nu‘alolo Kai

Michael W. Graves, Stephanie Jolivette, Kelley S. Esh, and Julie S. Field

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines modified and unmodified archaeological remains of sea turtles from Nuʻalolo Kai. The 1958–1964 and 1990 archaeological excavations at Nuʻalolo Kai yielded only a small number of ... More


Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Malcolm Gordon (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We are living in the early stages of a looming worldwide extinction crisis. Abundant evidence shows that the current rate of species extinctions is nearing its highest level since the asteroid ... More


Sages of the Sea: Turtles in the Greater Caribbean

Sharika D. Crawford

in The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter draws on an array of sources including twentieth century scientific studies to offer insight into the habits and migratory patterns of sea turtles. As a result, the chapter discusses ... More


Out to Sea: Labor and the Caymanian Turtle Fishery, 1880s–1950s

Sharika D. Crawford

in The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reveals how Caymanian turtlemen experienced significant changes to the hunt and the turtle industry between the years 1880 and 1950. It explains how nineteenth century Caymanians had ... More


Sea turtles

Seth Stapleton and Karen L. Eckert

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter outlines methods most commonly used to gather management-relevant data on sea turtles from the study of nesting beaches. Nesting beach studies are implemented worldwide and provide a ... More


The Evolution of a Trading Zone: A Case Study of the Turtle Excluder Device

Lekelia D. Jenkins

in Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014724
eISBN:
9780262289436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014724.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Sea turtles are an endangered species, while shrimping is the most profitable U.S. fishery. Thus, the incidental death of sea turtles in shrimp trawls (a problem generally known as bycatch) became ... More


Introduction: Navigators of the Sea

Sharika D. Crawford

in The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces readers to the men who hunted green and hawksbill turtles from the Cayman Islands during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It connects the turtlemen's labor and ... More


Conclusion: Great Links of Chain

Sharika D. Crawford

in The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses what is learned from a maritime perspective of the Caribbean and explore how a study of the Caymanian turtle fishery informs our understanding of contemporary boundary ... More


Magnetoreception

Michael H. Hofmann and Lon A. Wilkens

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on magnetoreception in animals. It provides a brief overview of the physics of the Earth's magnetic fields, followed by a description of animals known to sense these fields. ... More


Homing Turtles and Animal Magnetism

Martin Stevens

in Secret Worlds: The extraordinary senses of animals

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198813675
eISBN:
9780191925887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813675.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter studies the magnetic sense of animals. A magnetic sense is widespread in nature and allows a variety of animals to detect the Earth’s geomagnetic field, and to use this for orientation ... More


The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making

Sharika D. Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660219
eISBN:
9781469660233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Illuminating the entangled histories of the people and commodities that circulated across the Atlantic, Sharika D. Crawford assesses the Caribbean as a waterscape where imperial and national ... More


Migration to special habitats

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many migrations match life histories to special habitat requirements. One such requirement is that of refuges. Waterfowl are particularly vulnerable during molt, and many migrate to sites offering ... More


Migration, winds, and currents

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter outlines some of the ways in which migrants take advantage of perturbations in air and water to facilitate their journeys. The winds and currents considered range from those of planetary ... More


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