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Drop in temperature brings cold stun sea turtles

The days of cool temperatures on the North Carolina Outer Banks have caused some sea turtles to be cold stunned. When the water drops below 54-50 degrees sea turtles basically become hypothermic and without assistance the continued cold water temperatures  will cause...
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Ellen Rowe helps sea turtles

Ellen Rowe lives in Northern Virginia. Her family vacations on the Outer Banks and she has had the opportunity to attend a sea turtle nest. Ellen has taken action for the survival of one of nature’s finest, the threatened and endangered sea turtles. Ellen...
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COLD STUNNED KEMP’S RIDLEYS RELEASED

What?? Cold stunned in October?? Well these three little guys stayed too long in New England and the New England water is too cold to release them there, after they recovered, so they were transported here to our warmer waters to be sent on the way to the Gulf Stream....
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Help NEST meet the NEW DONATION CHALLENGE!!!

  We are very excited to announce that NEST has just been told of a matching gift pledge from two sea turtle lovers. They challenge you to join them in supporting NEST and have pledged to match up to $3,000 every dollar donated by December 31. In the next few...
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The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of the habitats and migration routes of Sea Turtle and other marine animals on the Outer Banks of North Carolina from the Virginia border to Oregon Inlet.

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