Saving sea turtles in the ‘Anthropause’: Successes and challenges on the beach

Saving sea turtles in the ‘Anthropause’: Successes and challenges on the beach

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Beaches across the planet emptied as COVID-19 spread in 2020, with the first full lockdowns in many places coinciding with sea turtle nesting season. With less noise, less tourist boat traffic, less fishing, less beach furniture clutter and less light pollution, the hazards and challenges for sea turtles nesting appeared to decline. […]

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Seaspiracy: Should marine life be treated as seafood or as wildlife?

Seaspiracy Controversial Documentary: Should marine life be treated as seafood or as wildlife?

If you’re wondering how detrimental eating fish is, sea for yourself: In the new Netflix documentary Seaspiracy, director Ali Tabrizi lays bare how commercial fishing devastates marine animals—and what will happen if humans continue to consume fish. Created by the same team that made the illusion-shattering feature Cowspiracy, Seaspiracy goes below the surface to reveal […]

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Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

A recent report from the International oceanic advocacy group, Oceana, has singled out Florida as having more incidents of wildlife being harmed by plastics in the ocean than anywhere else in the United States. Ocean’s report discovered evidence of nearly 1800 marine animals becoming entangled in or swallowing plastic debris in the ocean dating back […]

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