Tag: sea 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.”
A 500-year-old legend is key to the survival of a rare giant softshell turtle.
"While there may never be a complete account of the fate of all marine animals impacted by plastic, this report paints a grim picture."
"Research like this helps us understand what sea turtles are eating, and whether certain kinds of plastic are being ingested more than others."
"Our society's addiction to throwaway plastic is fueling a global environmental crisis that must be tackled at source."
"The health and well-being of people and the environment must be prioritized over corporate interests like Big Sugar in the region."
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.