Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) off the coast of Jupiter, Florida are being given health checks and boaters are being educated about why they need to stay out of protected marine areas in order to help keep the sea grass from being damaged. The sea turtle's population is growing but apparently so are the umber of tumors being found during health checks. Marine biologists believe these tumors are connected to "areas with degraded water quality".
Pepsi is funding the research. Maybe they will fund getting all their plsatic bottles out of the oceans next.
Read the article from local CBS 12 News on MSN : https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/conservation-group-checks-health-of-green-sea-turtles-in-jupiter/ar-AAMzKSD
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