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Save the Sea Turtle

published by Micaela Estevez

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Our Ocean is Dying
6,000,000
Tons of Marine litter entering our ocean each year 
Food Litter
Fishing Litter
Manufacturing
 Litter
Fishing Line
Fishing Nets
Ropes
Plastic Bags
Fish Traps
String
Fishing Hooks
6 Pack Rings
Bottles
42%
18%
11%
3%
10%
4%
Animals Entangled by
86%
of sea turtle species ingest litter debris
86%
of sea turtle species get entangled
Watch what happens to sea turtles due to human interference
6 of the 7 sea turtle species are classified as threatened or endangered due to human actions
What we see VS What sea turtles see
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plastic bags
straws
bottle caps
jellyfish
sea worms
eggs
8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean


How to Help
sign up for the Sea Turtle Street Sweep at www.dosomething.org

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Wear Green!

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Carry a backpack (like a shell!)

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Sweep the Streets! Pick up trash around your neighborhood and beaches! 

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