Research finds even a single piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle. The ingestion of plastic has been linked to a sea turtle's cause of death.        

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    An estimated eight million metric tons of plastic enter the oceans each year, and even a single piece can be enough to kill a sea turtle. According to a study published Thursday, it's estimated more t...
    09/14/2018 - 4:17 pm | View Link
  • Study: Sea Turtles Can Die from Swallowing One Piece of Plastic
    However, “even a single piece of plastic can kill a turtle,” said Dr. Kathy Townsend ... clogged the gut,” Townsend said. Prior to this study, it was unclear if the plastics in the oceans killed sea t...
    09/14/2018 - 2:35 pm | View Link
  • Even one piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle, study finds
    Even one piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle, study finds Research finds even a single piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle. The ingestion of plastic has been linked to a sea turtle's cause of de...
    09/14/2018 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • Study Warns that Just One Piece of Plastic Can Kill Sea Turtles
    Sea turtles had a one in five chance of death after consuming just one plastic item, which jumps to a 50% chance for turtle’s consuming 14 pieces. If an animal consumed more than 200 pieces of plastic ...
    09/14/2018 - 5:01 am | View Link
  • Just One Single Piece Of Plastic Can Kill A Turtle
    ... just one item of plastic a turtle has a 20% chance of death, rising to 50% if they swallowed 14 pieces. Turtles and other sea life can also drown from becoming trapped in nets and plastic bags but ...
    09/13/2018 - 11:31 pm | View Link
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    But where does all this plastic go? We ship some of it overseas to be recycled. Quite a bit ends up in landfills. And more than you can imagine ends up on the loose as plastic pollution, eventually making its way into our waterways.. Tiny plastic beads used in hundreds of toiletries like facial scrubs and toothpastes have even been found in our Great Lakes—the largest group of freshwater ...
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  • Sea Turtles Animal Study & Lapbook
    General Sea Turtle Facts You can’t really tell how old a turtle is just by looking at it. If the turtle was tagged with a living tag, you’d know for sure.
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  • Plastic Pollution | Coastal Care
    From the whale, sea lions, and birds to the microscopic organisms called zooplankton, plastic has been, and is, greatly affecting marine life on shore and off shore.
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