Nesting Beaches

Some articles on nesting, nesting beaches:

Green Sea Turtle - Conservation - Country-specific Initiatives
... initiatives have centered around Caribbean nesting sites ... The Tortuguero nesting beaches in Costa Rica have been the subject of egg-collection limits since the 1950s ... in 1976, in part, to protect that region's nesting grounds ...
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle - Ecology and Behavior - Reproduction
... Mating is often assumed to occur in the vicinity of nesting beaches, however, copulating pairs have been reported over 000 ... kilometers from the nearest beach1 ... Olive ridleys generally begin to aggregate near nesting beaches approximately two months before nesting season, although this may vary throughout its range ... In the eastern Pacific, nesting occurs throughout the year with peak nesting events (i.e ...

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    They commonly celebrate those beaches only which have a hotel on them, not those which have a humane house alone. But I wished to see that seashore where man’s works are wrecks; to put up at the true Atlantic House, where the ocean is land-lord as well as sea-lord, and comes ashore without a wharf for the landing; where the crumbling land is the only invalid, or at best is but dry land, and that is all you can say of it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)