Pollution linked to lethal sea turtle tumors

by Herp News on October 1, 2014

Polluted urban and farm runoff in Hawaii has been linked to lethal tumors in endangered sea turtles. A new study finds that excess nitrogen in the runoff accumulates in algae that the turtles eat and can cause the disease Fibropapillomatosis which is the leading known cause of death in endangered green sea turtles. The disease causes the formation of tumors on the animals’ eyes, flippers, and internal organs.

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Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $483.3 million and its unaudi

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Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Sept. 30 …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $2.4 billion and its unaudited net asset valu Go to Source

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Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Sept. 30 …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $2.4 billion and its unaudited net asset valu Go to Source

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Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $266.6 million an Go to Source

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Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $266.6 million an Go to Source

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Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. today announced that as of September 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $482.9 million and its Go to Source

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Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as …

October 1, 2014

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. today announced that as of Sept. 30, 2014, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $4.6 billion and its unaudited n Go to Source

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Mirror turtle ants thrive by going undercover

October 1, 2014

Brooks Hays WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) — A newly discovered species of ant, called mirror turtle ants, locates food sources by assuming the identity of its neighbors and following them to their spoils. Go to Source

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Officials bust one of the biggest players in illegal Indonesian manta ray trade

October 1, 2014

Writing this from a hotel room in Indonesia’s second-largest city, Surabaya, I realize that I am filled with trepidation as I wait for the phone next to me to ring. When it does, the voice on the other end will tell me it’s go time; the culmination of many years of work towards ending the [...]

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