Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tag: sea turtles

Widespread plastic pollution harming young turtles

“Relatively few young marine turtles survive their first year, so it is imperative that we reduce threats to ensure the long-term survival of these extraordinary species.”

New discovery gives world’s most endangered turtle a fighting chance

A 500-year-old legend is key to the survival of a rare giant softshell turtle.

New report reveals plastic crisis affects on marine mammals and sea...

"While there may never be a complete account of the fate of all marine animals impacted by plastic, this report paints a grim picture."

Sea turtles are mistaking plastic pollution for food

"Research like this helps us understand what sea turtles are eating, and whether certain kinds of plastic are being ingested more than others."

New global study confirms microplastic found in nearly all species of...

"Our society's addiction to throwaway plastic is fueling a global environmental crisis that must be tackled at source."

Nearly 300 sea turtles dead as red tide plagues southwest Florida

"The health and well-being of people and the environment must be prioritized over corporate interests like Big Sugar in the region."

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

Stop the illegal poaching of sea turtles

Sign the petition to stop the illegal poaching of sea turtles.

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Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”

EPA finds 23 commercial sterilizer facilities across the country above agency’s cancer-risk rate

Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.

‘Alarming’: nearly 1/3 in US worry about violence, intimidation at polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

This American for-profit healthcare system would just as soon kill you as look at...

To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.