Composed and displayed By: Ozzie Damiani, Emiliy Seymour, Miranda Sheppard, Rachael Weagle and Kirsten Ernst Mentor: Je.


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Leatherback Ocean Turtles. Composed and exhibited By: Ozzie Damiani , Emiliy Seymour, Miranda Sheppard, Rachael Weagle and Kirsten Ernst Coach: Jenny Litt Wondercamp 2010. Coastlines. coast
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Leatherback Sea Turtles Written and exhibited By: Ozzie Damiani , Emiliy Seymour, Miranda Sheppard, Rachael Weagle and Kirsten Ernst Mentor: Jenny Litt Wondercamp 2010

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Coastlines coast·line - the land and water lying neighboring a shoreline. Individuals are worried about the impacts of water on the place where there is our coasts , disintegrating without end our universes scene yet something else at hazard is the marine life that live in those waters, particularly ocean turtles, similar to the leatherback ocean turtle.

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About The Leather back turtle The Leatherback turtle is the biggest turtle on the planet! A normal grown-up leatherback is 4 to 8 feet long, and 500 to 2000 pounds in weight. The leatherback turtle gets its name from its covering on its back being a carapace, a substantially weaker, cowhide sort material that sits set up of a shell. 30 years prior, there were around 115000 female leatherback turtles that would lay their eggs a year. Today, just around 26 000 female leatherbacks lay eggs every year. (www.fws.gov) http://www.bing.com/recordings/search?q=leatherback+turtle+nesting+on+beach&docid=133213127847&mid=791C9C774D5FEC46D08C791C9C774D5FEC46D08C&FORM=LKVR8#

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ABOUT the leatherback turtle This specific type of turtle has been around for all the more then 100 000 years! Leatherback turtles can be discovered swimming for all intents and purposes anyplace on the planet, swimming as far north as Nunavut and Russia, or as southern as Australia and Cape Horn, Argentina It is one of only a handful few outstanding ocean turtles that swims around our territory of Nova Scotia.

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NESTING spots Red specks major settling areas Yellow dabs minor settling areas Leatherback turtles settle along the shore of Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Malaysia, Columbia, Indonesia, U.S Virgin Islands and Florida. They dive openings to subside into, and after that lay their eggs.

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NESTING OF THE LEATHERBACK TURTLE Throughout the world where leatherback turtles settle, individuals eat their eggs. Many homes are lost to predators like puppies and people. Since leatherback turtles settle on shorelines, similar to all types of ocean turtles, at times these are wrecked by seaside advancement since people additionally need to live and play on these same shorelines. Leatherback turtle shorelines are influenced by digging, dispatch, little vessel activity and development.

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Bright lights and contamination from these exercises disturbs settling conduct and befuddles hatchlings when they rise up out of the home, frequently bringing about a high number of passings. http://www.sprep.org/factsheets/leatherbacks/index.htm Explains that every year a large portion of the infants don\'t make it to the water

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Human impacts on the leatherback turtles. Because of human and fisheries impact on the leatherback turtles 80-95% of their populace has passed on in the course of recent years Approximately one thousand leatherbacks bite the dust each year by angling homes and other apparatus. Seaside improvement can wreck and has corrupted leatherback living space subsequently they can\'t settle and no hatchlings will be conceived, a portion of the costal advancements that cause this are breakwaters, ocean dividers, lodgings and houses. Human adjustments to the shoreline can push the turtles away so they won\'t settle, in this way the populace can\'t increment. At the point when plastic packs are put into the water where a leatherback is living it might botch the sack as a jellyfish and will attempt to ingest it and it can make it bite the dust, there for to help spare these turtles we have to not contamination into the waters. http://www.sprep.org/factsheets/leatherbacks/index.htm

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How the fisheries impact leatherbacks: How contamination impacts leatherbacks: Pollution like plastics, old angling gear and other trash can prompt to death of leatherbacks if the ingest it or get tangled into it. Compound poisons or oil can bring about shortcoming and make it less demanding for them to pull in infections. http://www.sprep.org/factsheets/leatherbacks/index.htm http://www.conservation.org/learn/biodiversity/species/profiles/turtles/sea_turtles/leatherback/Pages/threats.aspx ship and little watercraft movement They kick the bucket from suffocating, brought about by getting got in angling nets or angling lines.

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Temperatures Changing: a noteworthy impact!! Of late, the temperatures have essentially been rising, including the sea temperature and sand. On the off chance that the temperature achieves a look of 91 degrees Fahrenheit or 31 degrees Celsius, the leatherback turtle\'s eggs can pass on, leaving a much lower populace. The incubating season can likewise be affected. On the off chance that the temperature rises, which it has been, there will be a less populace of male turtles contrasted with the quantity of females. http://news.discovery.com/creatures/ocean turtles-worldwide warming.html http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programs/species/our_work/climate_change_and_species/species_and_climate_change_more_than_just_the_polar_bear/

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Increase in the quantity of Ferocious Storms: When a tempest, for example, a sea tempest, tidal wave or twister hits a coastline, it can disintegrate part it away. This causes: Eggs being washed away, a less populace. Changes in when hatchlings are conceived: more females contrasted with guys. http://www.sprep.org/factsheets/leatherbacks/index.htm

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The effect of Rising Sea Levels Sea Levels have risen around 1.8mm every year as far back as 1961. This will proceed, moderate yet at an enduring pace. As ocean levels rise, and come aground, shorelines and shorelines, it dissolves, loss of eggs. There is to a lesser degree a natural surroundings spot for the leatherback turtles to go to. Ocean Walls don\'t help, when alluded to the turtle as they diminish the quantity of home spots for them. http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/fact_sheet_red_list_turtle.pdf

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The significance of cowhide back turtles on the sea\'s biological systems. Q: Are cowhide back turtles truly imperative to the sea\'s biological community? Q: What part do they play in the sea\'s biological community? Q: W cap would happen if these turtles got to be distinctly terminated?

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The significance of leatherback turtles on the sea\'s biological community. These turtles tie the greater part of the life form together particularly through the natural way of life. They feast upon specific plants and tiny living beings thusly controlling their populace. A portion of the animal categories that they devour are exceptionally intrusive. They could over populate in coral reefs. After a short measure of time they could obliterate the coral reefs. These reefs bolster a great many types of marine creatures and plants. In this way with the coral reefs gone a large portion of these species would have an enormous danger of getting to be distinctly imperiled or wiped out.

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The significance of leatherback turtles in the sea\'s biological community. Solid coral reefs. The calfskin back turtle bolsters on intrusive plants. Keeping the coral reef controlled and solid.

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The significance of leatherback turtles on the sea\'s biological system. Undesirable or annihilated coral reefs. With a lessened number or eradication of calfskin back turtles the coral reefs can not flourish anymore. Obtrusive plants will begin to take once again the reef.

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The significance of leatherback turtles on the sea\'s biological system. Leatherback turtles are vital to the earths biodiversity and the sea\'s biological system. On the off chance that there was a nonappearance (termination) of these turtles it could have an appalling impact.

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The Solution! On the off chance that a leatherback turtle lays it\'s eggs on a populated shoreline, a hindrance ought to be developed around the home. There ought to be a little opening for them to get out once they are incubated.

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The Solution! For the situation that a leatherback ocean turtle lays it\'s eggs on a specific shoreline there ought to be a telephone number or hotline that you can call to report the eggs with the goal that they can be secluded. 1-800-CTURTLE

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The Solution! To moderate waterfront dissolving we could quit creating close to the shoreline.

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The Solution! Shoreline recharging http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/08/nyregion/new-pullover/08beachnj.html?_r=1 Another approach to help seaside disintegration would be shoreline renewal and food.

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The Solution! Other little ways we can have any kind of effect are: Do not litter along the shorelines. Kill your outside lights around evening time. Keep an eye out for ocean turtle eggs on the shorelines. On the off chance that you see old angling nets please discard them. Get litter along the shoreline.

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