June 16, 2011

Happy World Sea Turtle Day!

In honor of World Sea Turtle Day, please consider doing something nice for the planet's sea turtles. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
  • Reduce your plastic use
  • Switch to reusable bags instead of plastic bags
  • Pick up garbage on the beach
  • Dispose of fishing line & hooks properly
  • Turn out or shield lights near the beach
  • Avoid using a flashlight on the beach at night
  • Fill in holes on the beach
  • Support sea turtle conservation organizations
  • Educate others about sea turtles

Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) crawl on Sanibel Island (Photo by: A. Bryant)

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