Archive for April 15, 2019

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Saving Sea Turtles with Straws

My 10 year old, Clover, is obsessed with ocean life. She has been since she was 4, which is when she began her intense study of sharks and whales. That love has only grown over time, and as she has learned more she has become quite the conservationist! We recently joined a talk about sea turtle preservation and learned even more. Did you know that sea turtles eat jellyfish? And guess what looks like a jellyfish in the water? Plastic bags. And they love sea grasses too. Know what also looks like sea grass to a turtle? Straws. And because sea turtles cannot process the plastic, or even regurgitate it,...

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