Conservation group checks health of green sea turtles in Jupiter - Marine Conservation News

in Amazing Nature2 months ago

Sea turtle

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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Great initiative! I think it's great that Pepsi are funding the research but I also hope they get behind the plastic pollution problem too.

Yeah. Im happy but I also have mixed feelings. It could just be blue washing for marketing purposes.

Yes, I also get mixed feelings when large companies do something like this.

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